7 months ago
This very well-known and established travel company is seeking an experienced management accountant to join their busy finance team. This is an amazing opportunity to join a fantastic company at a very exciting time.
You, as a Management Accountant would report to our highly skilled Finance Controller and work alongside 6 other really friendly finance professionals.
The overall purpose of your job is to analyse and report actionable information to a wide audience providing business support through financial planning and analysis. The role provides a major contribution to the delivery of financial plans and enables management to identify areas for corrective action and opportunities for growth and improvement.
Some of the job responsibilities:
*Preparation of group monthly reporting pack (within "best practice" reporting time frames) and revision of reporting formats from time to time ensuring that they are always relevant and always focus on "key messages"
*Responsible for revenue "closing activities" (e.g. calculation of accrued/ deferred revenues;) and all revenue reporting and variance analysis (with increased emphasis on YoY analysis by product/customer)
*Responsible for complete management of consolidated budgeting (annually) and forecasting (biannually) processes for all group all entities and ensuring maximum participation across the business.
*Responsible for ensuring that key gross margin/cost areas for the Group are properly monitored and that management has full financial performance visibility at all times
*In conjunction with the Financial Controller and Financial Accountant continuously monitor departmental efficiencies and internal controls and respond to breakdowns/identified weaknesses
*Work closely with local teams across all lines of business so that performance risks are well understood at all times.
*Proactively participate in group extended management team meetings as required
Experience / Requirements:
*ACCA / CIMA qualified
*3-5 years post qualification experience
*Travel industry exp preferred
*Must be a finance professional with a strong commercial emphasis and understanding that finance is an 'enabler' to improve and drive business growth and efficiency and not a 'blocker'.
*Strong communication skills, both written and verbal - with the ability to communicate financial matters to managers at all levels
*Consistent track record of taking ownership and making things happen
*Strong ability to take initiative and "self-start" when necessary
*Highly analytical and detail-oriented
*Proactive, process- and results-driven, able to set priorities right and committed to deadlines
*Highly proficient in Excel and with systems generally
The successful can expect a very competitive salary package along with the opportunity to work for a successful, driven and forward-thinking travel company.
Are you interested?
If you feel you have the right qualifications and experience please submit your CV and details by applying online and following the instructions. You can also call Michael at Travel Trade Recruitment for further information.