Management Accounts Assistant @ Secret Escapes - London

Job Overview

17 days ago

Management Accounts Assistant

Secret Escapes - London

This is an exciting opportunity to join our finance team. You will be expected to be an integral part of our revenue accounting team with a focus on our month-end close process along with other ad-hoc projects & opportunities that arise.
About Secret Escapes
Secret Escapes is the world's leading members-only online travel deal company, offering inspiring travel experiences and hand-picked offers to over 75 million users worldwide across our family of brands.
Operating in 21 countries across Europe and Asia, Secret Escapes Group continues to grow and establish itself as a world-class business, dedicated to giving our members the best range and value in luxury travel deals at low prices.
Founded in 2011, and following a number of acquisitions, we've doubled in size over the last 3 years and have a social-media following the size of a small country. We're a diverse and inclusive bunch of individuals from different backgrounds and with varied interests, but the one thing we all have in common is that we're good people (even if we do say so ourselves!)
Main Responsibilities
The Management Accountant Assistant will report to our Revenue Accounting Manager working to produce our monthly Management Accounts.
Responsibilities will include the following, but may develop to reflect both ability and the strategy of the business

  • Direct responsibility for accounting adjustments required to transactions from our package travel booking platform in our accounting system Netsuite,
  • Reconciliation of member credits between internal customer platforms and posting of necessary adjustments,
  • Review & accounting of systematic reports for package travel revenue streams and associated payment service provider (PSPs) charges,
  • Performing some key supplier reconciliations,
  • Posting of intercompany adjustments and transactions,
  • Working closely within a team of five accountants to ensure package revenue and costs are accurate, along with the relationships to the wider finance team & group departments,
  • Support & execute standard monthly timetable tasks, and
  • Assisting with year-end accounts preparation including balance sheet reconciliations

Skills/Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in accounting (either through work or university)
  • Part-qualified in ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to detail whilst being pragmatic
  • Strong academic record
  • Team player
  • A mentality of ownership and delivery
  • Excellent verbal communication with the ability to communicate clearly & effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Excellent Excel skills (Knowledge of Pivot tables and VLOOKUPS is expected)
  • Cleared to work in the UK/EU

Beneficial but not essential

  • Experience in a similar position and in a dynamic multi-national environment is beneficial
  • Experience of NetSuite
  • Experience of Excel Power Query or SQL

Things you should know
We are a team of diverse and friendly faces. Be prepared for random trivia moments, some terrible puns and a modern approach to finance.
Equal Opportunity employer:
Diversity and inclusion are important to us at Secret Escapes and we encourage a culture where everyone can be themselves at work. We value and actively seek out a richly diverse range of talent and our policies ensure that every job application and employee is treated fairly, with equal opportunity to succeed. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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