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Record to Report Team Member UK

Date: 10-Jul-2019

Location: Palma (LOC_ESP_100024), ES

Company: Thomas Cook

Starting with a single train journey from Leicester to Loughborough in 1841, we’ve grown into a travel company that’s constantly thinking about new and innovative ways to take you places: not just on holiday, but in your career too.

Whether you dream of working abroad or want to help create the next marketing campaign, there’s a range of roles across our retail stores, head office, Thomas Cook Airlines and far beyond. From Product Managers to pilots, there’s one thing we all have in common: keeping the customer at our heart. 

With a team of over 22,000 colleagues, operating across 15 countries, the opportunities are endless, whether you’ve worked in travel before or are looking to start a new adventure today.

Job purpose:  Working within the RtR team the RtR team member shall perform the processing of information within the Record to Report area ensuring all operational and service objectives are met in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with defined Thomas Cook operating procedures.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

Overall

  • Assist with the monthly and year end close process, including completion of journal entries, account reconciliation and variance analysis
  • Timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting financial reports
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, GFSSC and Thomas Cook standards and SLAs
  • Provide solutions to any relevant client issues/problems as well as communicating and issues/risks to the wider team
  • Understanding of Accounting rules for Fixed assets
  • Understanding of Payroll

 

General

  • Achieve performance objectives agreed with assigned Team Leader
  • Perform other duties as required within RtR area as agreed with assigned Team Leader
  • Contribute to RtR process improvement initiatives as required

Key performance indicators:

  • Performs assigned RtR activities with a high degree of accuracy and in accordance with the business needs
  • Contributes to the overall RtR team to continually improve operations
  • Ability to give and receive feedback from key stakeholders

Skills, know-how and experience:

Must have:

  • Affinity for or interest in working in an accounting role
  • Comfortable dealing with numbers and the processing of financial information
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (particularly Excel) and SAP
  • Proficiency in English
  • Results-driven and logical
  • High degree of attention to detail and trustworthiness

 

Preferred:

  • Experience of working within RtR process, or other core financial process, within complex, large volume environments
  • Experience of working in a shared services environment
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Travellink
  • Experience of working within the travel industry
  • Strong English language skills are preferred for the role
  • Experience of Hyperion is preferred for managing Hyperion activities

Technical / professional qualifications:

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or BA preferred
  • Working knowledge of most Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint)
  • Hyperion knowledge preference should be included for managing Hyperion activities
  • Good understanding of UK Tax and VAT requirements

 

Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.