Assistant Financial Accountant

Slough, UK
15 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Travelport is the only true travel commerce platform in the world. We are specialist solution providers and are committed to building leading technology that makes the experience of buying and managing travel continually better for the global travel and tourism industry. Come and be part of our mission to make sure that every trip is powered by Travelport...

Not just a role. The right role. There is a big difference, right? A company that urges innovation & continuous improvement. Sound good so far?

If you're looking for the next step on the career ladder or a lateral move to a niche industry and a home that will provide you with the development you crave, then Travelport could be the place for you.

As a Finance Accountant at Travelport, you can thrive in the exciting world of Travel Tech.

Role & Team

You will come on board at a truly exciting time, and as a member of the Global Finance Operations team, you will play a pivotal and crucial part in helping us move away from old processes and methods and you will inspire new ones.

This is a huge platform to grow, within Travelport. You will have responsibility, challenges and exposure to a high level.

This dynamic position will involve...
  • Preparing all manual journal entries required to complete month-end and annual accounts and to ensure the accuracy and timely posting of entries from sub-ledgers and other entry sources.
  • Ensuring that all accruals, prepayments and any other adjusting entries are booked as necessary along with appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all accounts in line with SOX and risk management requirements.
  • Reconciling all inter-company accounts, bank accounts and resolve any reconciling differences.
  • Ensuring suspense accounts are analysed and cleared on a monthly basis.
  • Producing monthly packs providing Balance Sheet and P & L analysis and supporting commentary.
  • Producing information required by external auditors, including that referred to in Prepared by Client schedules, and any other accounting documentation to satisfy audit requirements.
  • Providing accurate financial and management accounting information and analysis to other interested parties including commercial and senior management, Regional Controllers, tax and local authorities and in-country personnel.
  • Supporting the annual statutory account preparation process.

Come and join us...

To ensure we achieve our goal, you will join us in embracing our core values;
  • Be a player, not a spectator; You will take ownership and make things happen.
  • Think we, not me; We are One Travelport, collaborating to succeed.
  • Keep it simple; We're straightforward and easy to do business with.
  • Build for tomorrow; You will challenge the norm, aim high and lead change.

You'll be an innovator, passionate, accountable and solutions focused, not to mention adaptable, hungry for a challenge and an individual who thrives on partnering. All of these combined with the below capabilities are what will make us such a bold and compelling organisation.

  • You love to think creatively and analyse
  • Comfortable with excel
  • Finance related degree or relevant exposure
  • Studying or a desire to start studying
  • Passionate about finance?

If this sounds like you, we'd love for you to get in touch.

What's in it for you?

You will receive a competitive salary & benefits package accompanied by the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and progressive organisation that cares about its people and promotes innovation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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