Management Accountant (fixed term) - full remote working

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is the European Travel-Tech leader in the dynamic holiday packages business, uniquely positioned to drive innovation-led growth.

Every month, lastminute.com reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

* Please note that this is a full remote working position

lastminute.com is looking for a talented and committed Management Accountant , who can help to perform monthly closing activities and to improve internal processes.

This role, reporting to the Management accounting manager,  will suit either an experienced accountant or a part qualified accountant with a desired experience of one year working in a Finance Team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Elaborate, analyse, verify and control monthly closing data
  • Perform  cost accounting analysis, provide support on accounting matters and create necessary entries to support the drafting of the monthly Group’s financial statements
  • Monitor and verify financial entries in the ERP system 
  • Support in developing financial systems, policies and process in order to identify potential improvements and automate manual activities
  • Understand the requirements and specifications of new projects, set up schedules, define sources and tasks, keep track of deadline and progress, collaborate with other teams involved in the project.

Qualifications

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, engineering management
  • one year experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Excel advanced knowledge (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, ecc)
  • Good knowledge of an ERP system 
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Desired

  • Experience in travel agency accounting 
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision (NAV) ERP software 
  • Experience in one of the big4 audit firms will be considered a plus
  • A third language will be considered a plus

Abilities/qualities 

  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to meeting the deadlines
  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate at all levels of the organisation and with colleagues of other Countries
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, frequently under time pressure
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, self-motivated and used to working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

Additional Information

What we offer
By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave according to local laws
  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will find dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners