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Payments Administrator

Travel Trade Recruitment
Glasgow, Scotland
£24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits & Progression
Closing date
28 Mar 2024

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Payments Administrator. Are you an Accounts Assistant, with hands on experiences in payments? Have you worked within a Travel, Tourism or hospitality environment? Payments Administrator required for a highly reputable Tour Operator specialising in bespoke small group and individual tours in throughout the UK and Ireland. We are seeking an accounts administrator proficient in Excel, to ensure efficient and timely payments for the Travel Company's business partners. Starting salary is circa £25k pa with additional benefits. This is an office-based role in central Glasgow (hybrid may be considered).

* As Payments Administrator reporting into the Operations Manager, your primary responsibilities will be providing a professional, efficient and timely payments service to our business partners.
* You will be actively involved and responsible for maintaining good relationships with our longstanding suppliers.
* Key duties are accurate invoice handling, preparing weekly payment sheets, managing monthly statements, discrepancy troubleshooting, processing commission payments and getting actively involved in rates and margin analysis.
* Forecast and manage weekly to monthly workloads and submit regular reports to the Managing Director and Accountant as required.
* Comply with industry regulatory standards at all times.
You will welcome the opportunity to join a small company, where decision making is swift. You're prepared to roll up your sleeves and contribute across the business, regardless of job title.

Starting salary is circa £25k dependent on experience and there is an additional company bonus, plus this company facilitate experiencing their tours and itineraries. This is a permanent, full-time position, based in central Glasgow (hybrid may be considered). Some evening and weekend working may be required at peak times as well as taking your turn to cover the 24/7 duty rota for customers on holidays. This role has scope for career progression.

Ideally you would have worked in a similar accounts administration role for a travel company, with at least one year in a hands-on payment role. You will be proficient in Excel and have highly proficient numeracy & analytical skills. You will be able to prioritise, have excellent written & spoken English, with a strong commitment to customer service.

Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Claire Muge 0141 248 5222 If this role is not quite right, but you have Travel Industry experience and are keen to find a new opportunity, please do send your CV, we may have something else that could be perfect for you! Know someone else who might be interested in Travel Industry opportunities? Please share our details!


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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