Associate Commercial Finance Analyst

Slough, UK
06 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Travelport are 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...
Are you looking for the next step in your Finance career? Does partnering with the business & providing support on crucial decisions sound exciting to you? If so, then we could be the place for you.

You will influence and assist with commercial decisions to drive incremental revenues and profits, provide detailed variance analysis, highlight opportunities for growth and formulate plans to mitigate risks.

As a Finance Analyst 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 Decision Support team, you will be a critical component in our Commercial Organisation by providing essential finance support for agency deals by owning the subscriber investment appraisal process across several European markets.

We are in need of a real commercially orientated & ambitious individual who is passionate about their career & taking it to the next level.

Are you in?

This dynamic position will involve...

  • Deal support for Key Account managers, providing high-quality financial support on agency commercial deals, gaining appropriate approvals, and ensuring compliance with Travelport financial operations processes.
  • You will be ensuring financial models and deals represent accurate information and reflect the impact on Travelport's financial position.
  • You will be responsible for Account Budget inputs covering Volume, Market, and revenue costs.
  • Track functional performance for key accounts clusters against targets. Identify and understand drivers of under/over performance, highlighting key variances and recommend actions/strategies to improve the performance of countries profitability
  • Ensure correct accounting for Key accounts through periodic reviews with Financial Operations teams.
  • Provide accurate forecasts by key accounts to commercial management teams.
  • Understand and input on regional agency cash flow requirements and commitments.
  • Work with regional account owners to grow/improve the profitability of cluster, by driving revenue opportunities and cost of revenue reductions schemes. Involvement to impact of pricing decisions on products and providing feedback on corporate initiatives
  • You will have responsibility for signing off on commercial deals with $0.5m GM / including upfronts within the approval matrix agreed.
  • Work with corporate and Financial Operations functions on ensuring accounting policies are understood by the region and adhered to, working with the Account teams on any issues that may arise and highlight possible alternatives.
  • You will support the implementation and rollout of new deal processes and commercial pricing.

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.

  • If you're a studier (ACCA/CIMA) it would be a bonus.
  • You have the desire to make a long-term career in a commercial role.
  • You'll have practical experience in a finance environment.
  • Decision-making is key in this position, so you will need to be confident & logical.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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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