Finance Analyst -River Cruise Accountant

TUI in the UK
Luton, UK
16 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
River Cruise is a brand new product for our business and there will be a huge focus in this area for the coming years. The recent launch creates a new position for someone to come and join our superb finance team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives on business partnering and being responsible for the technical accounting with a broad view of the end to end product. You will have complete ownership of the month-end process and the opportunity to make this role your own, as we require someone who can create new processes with the support of the manager and the wider business. Study support is available (if required) and there is an in house Finance Academy to broaden your knowledge on an ongoing basis.TUI Finance offers superb career progression, either by promotion or internal move to broaden skills. This vacancy is the ideal platform for exposure to showcase yourself.

As the River Cruise Accountant, you will act as a key interface between the commercial accounting team and its internal and external customers including Commercial Finance, Group Finance, Treasury, Internal & External Audit and the commercial cruise team to ensure all accounting, control and reporting requirements relating to River Cruise are met. This role will have key inputs into the setting up and establishing the accounting processes for this new exciting product at TUI. You will be part of the accounting team which delivers a first-class accounting service to the wider TUI UK & I tourism business. Joining us will not only provide opportunities for you to grow your accounting career but the benefits of being part of an exciting multi-cultural united team.

What you will be doing
The River Cruise Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting and control of the River Cruise cost base and ancillary revenues. This includes maintaining the financial ledgers, ensuring all the key controls are in place and are maintained. Working with the commercial finance team to ensure the month-end is delivered on time, all costs and revenues are captured correctly and the P&L ledger comes back to what is expected.

This role will business partner the commercial finance team in terms of balance sheet robustness, identifying any risks and opportunities and ensuring these are captured centrally on the risks and opportunities register. This role is specifically responsible for flying and transfer costs relating to River Cruise and will help develop the processes to allow efficient work practices. The operational lease accounting under IFRS 16 will form a part of the role. In this role, you will also be responsible for all audit deliverables for River Cruise. This role will also support the Ocean Cruise accounting team with tasks as required giving a broader knowledge base and opportunity to develop further.

What we are looking for
  • Ideally, we are seeking someone who is ACCA/CIMA finalist, newly qualified or equivalent
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills are required along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The successful candidate will be proactive and be prepared for the change in a fast-moving area of the business

Working within TUI group
Be Yourself... Be Unique! TUI's more than a brand, it's who we are. Trusted - Unique - Inspiring.

We're the leading tourism business with diverse customers and over 67,000 employees. Together, we embrace different continents and cultures. We believe travel broadens the mind. Just like our customers, we're on a journey, of development towards a more digital, connected and integrated future. But we haven't arrived there yet. We believe that differences drive innovation and we're encouraging an environment where diverse talent thrives. Inclusion is fundamental to everything that we achieve and it's our unique colleagues that will shape the future of travel. The TUI Group includes our unique hotel portfolio, our cruise ships, our own aircraft, tour operators, travel agencies. TUI is the UK's largest tour operator with key brands including TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays. Our airline is the country's third-largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries. We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 5.5 million customers each year. Join us now and you can look forward to a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, excellent rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.

How to apply
Apply online, we just need a few details from you and your CV.

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