Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance
Base Salary to £50,000 + Benefits
My client is leading travel company specialising in worldwide destinations.
Their accounting team has quickly grown extensively over the last year and they are now seeking to recruit a Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance.
The Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance must be fully qualified (ACCA/CIMA) with previous travel industry experience with exposure of working in multiple currencies.
Management experience is also required for this role.
The Travel Head Account/Head of Finance will be working closely with their team members and collaborating with other teams and international offices to ensure timely and accurate handling of their accounts.
Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance Responsibilities:
Managing a growing team of three handling all finance operations for the business
Working directly with the business directors to help the business grow in a profitable way
Managing the accounts audit process with our external auditors
Leading the creation and implementation of new systems/procedures within the Finance department to optimise efficiency and accuracy
Formulating, creating and analysing management accounts
Creating forecasting reports, budgeting and cost analysis
Proactively collaborating with other departments and suppliers to ensure timely payments
Managing bank reconciliations, sales and purchase ledgers
Staying on top of multiple bank accounts, in multiple currencies, and making international payments
Managing substantial deferred income and deferred costs
Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance Experience Required:
ACCA or CIMA qualified
Strong experience in a finance management position within the travel industry
Strong experience in managing a team (2-3 minimum)
Comfortable using Xero accounting package or similar
Knowledge of Travel Agents Margin Scheme for VAT would be advantageous
Travel Head Accountant/Head of Finance Salary and Benefits
Base salary to £50,000
20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
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