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Accounts Manager - Travelink

  • Location: Hendon
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Salary: £40-50k p/a (full time) depending on experience
  • Employer: Travelink
A fantastic opportunity for an accountant to join a leading long-established tour operator and travel agent based in NW London. This role offers full exposure to and responsibility for the accounting function of the company.
4 days a week would be considered (Mon-Thurs) at a pro rata salary. 

  • Overall responsibility for the smooth running of the accounts department, including:
  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Quarterly VAT submission
  • Credit control and financial/statistical reporting
  • Maintaining cash book (including foreign currency) and preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Preparing for and liaising with year-end auditors, including provision of agreed trial balance and accompanying schedules
  • Assisting in general office management
  • Ensuring adherence to and continually improving the financial controls and processes.
  • Involvement in payments, banking, reconciliations and tax matters
  • Assisting with the maintenance of relevant financial systems and their integrity
  • Improving accounting systems and processes
Required skills:
  • Relevant Accounting qualification and/or qualified by experience
  • Ability to learn in-house software systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including ability to identify and prevent potential problems
  • Project management skills and ability to manage details through to completion, whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Full working knowledge of Xero
  • Skilled with Microsoft Excel and Word, with ability to manage basic IT issues
  • Self-starter, ability to use own initiative and manage time effectively in a sometimes-pressurised environment
  • Flexible and conscientious approach to work
Travelink Group
·    Travelink is a tour operator and travel agent established over 35 years.
·    Fully bonded and licensed company; member of ABTA, IATA and holding an ATOL license.
·    A growing company expanding into new markets
·    Modern air conditioned offices in Hendon, North London with friendly and experienced staff
·    This is a full time position but 4 full days considered (Mon-Thurs)
·    Competitive salary based on qualifications and / or experience. Shabbat and all Jewish holidays are observed.