Management Accountant

Recruiter
Clarity Travel Management
Location
Chester
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Welcome to Elegant Resorts

Elegant Resorts has been a leader within the luxury travel market for over 28 years. With events including our acquisition by The Portman Group and subsequent major investment including Elegant Resorts Middle East, we are proving once more that we are leading the way for others to follow.

Due to our continued growth, we are now looking for a Management Accountant to join our Finance team. If you are driven and passionate about delivering outstanding service this is great opportunity to make a real difference within a fast-growing, forward-thinking and award-winning Global Luxury Travel Company.

As part of this role you will:

  • Assist the Financial Controller with daily financial tasks.
  • Assist the Financial Controller with the production of the Management accounts and compile presentations for submission to the Exec Team and Group Finance.
  • Undertake detailed Gross Margin reporting.
  • Undertake detailed Budget and Forecast preparation.
  • Monitor and Challenge departmental spend.
  • Identify and Implement Process Improvements and improve internal controls.
  • Review Internal Audit Procedures.
  • Identify & Implement improvements to Group Submissions.
  • Aid the development of the Assistant Management Accountant.
  • Maintain the integrity of the Financial Systems.
  • Develop ongoing and effective teamwork with all departments.
  • Reconciliation of Balance Sheet items including Bank.
  • HMRC tax returns including preparation of quarterly VAT returns.
  • Timely submissions to external bodies (ATOL/ABTA/CAA)
  • Undertake adhoc projects when necessary to assist the Finance department.
  • Communicate effectively, clearly and timely at all times with clients, other external contacts and colleagues.
  • Build strong relationships within Group Finance.

What it takes to be successful in this role;

  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Part/Fully Qualified CIMA Accountant
  • Experience of working through a full Financial Month End.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of standard PC packages and previous Financial Package experience.
  • Intermediate to high level of Microsoft Excel experience.
  • Previous office experience & working to deadlines.
  • Good level of personal organization, time management, multi-tasking and work load prioritization
  • Ability to work under pressure & react quickly to change
  • Self-motivated Positive and helpful attitude, a good ambassador for the business
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent numerical skills and commercial awareness Demonstrates integrity Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to build strong working relationships across departments
  • Service focused
In return we offer a competitive salary with the opportunity to grow and develop your career plus;

  • 23 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • 1 free day to be taken in December
  • The option to buy extra holidays
  • Pension, Long service awards, Referral bonuses, Childcare vouchers, Discounted Staff Travel and life cover.

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