TUI

INTERCOMPANY ACCOUNTANT

Recruiter
TUI
Location
Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary
Comepetitive salary
Posted
26 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Aug 2021
Ref
39962
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

**Our UK Head office is in Luton, but TUI believes that work is something you do, not somewhere you go.  We believe the choice is with the individual on when they work from an office or elsewhere.  From the basics that all colleagues will either be present in the same room in a meeting or present individually on camera on Teams we want our ways of working to be inclusive**

The role of Intercompany Accountant sits within TUI Business Services (TBS) Finance which provides Accounting & Control services to the UK&I (UK) and Central Europe (CE) regions of TUI and reports into the Intercompany & Fixed Asset Accountant Manager.
 
This is a pivotal role within the team which has primary responsibility for the accurate accounting and control of UK&I intercompany entities (intracompany).  The job holder will need to have excellent interpersonal skills as building relationships and knowledge of business processes is critical to the overall achievement of this role.  In addition, the job holder should be a self-starter, competent with systems and possess well developed organisational and problem solving skills.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Monitor the Readsoft workflow in the run-up to period end for documents that have not been approved and work closely with the various business units to understand whether an accrual is required.
  • Reconcile the intracompany ‘funding’ position at month-end, correct any underlying accounting and ‘match & consolidate’ transactions.  Work with business owners to ensure any differences are corrected and prepare/issue the monthly Treasury cash settlement form.
  • Reconcile the intracompany ‘trading’ position at month-end, correct any underlying accounting issues to resolve any differences.
  • Own and run the daily Hyperion Mis-match, Timing differences and Disputed items reporting during the month-end cycle.  Ensure reports are circulated to all relevant parties for follow-up and action.
  • Carry out in-depth reconciliations on Trading Partner statements according to the ‘Gold, Silver and Bronze’ cyclical schedule.  Follow up and resolve differences by working with the various business units to resolve.  Highlight any outstanding and un-resolved balances for subsequent high-level control action.
  • Carry out monthly group level intercompany balance reconciliations for submission into Trintech (BS reconciliation database) which meets our internal (COSO) and external audit control requirements.
  • Provide a supporting role to cover for absence, etc. on Fixed Assets & WBS. 
  • Collaborate closely with CE colleagues in developing consistent ‘ways of working’ and potentially enabling the ability to provide cross border support in exceptional circumstances.
  • Actively challenge existing processes for continuous improvements and identify areas for automation via process change or robotics.
  • Management and coach two direct reports

ABOUT YOU

  • Qualified or Part-qualified accountant from a recognised accounting qualification 
  • Self-starter, able to work using their own initiative
  • Strong systems, process & analytical skills
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills
  • Personable, with strong communication skills both written and oral 
  • Curiosity and resilience – able to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced and international environment

ABOUT THE OFFER

  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts, special offers and the ability to purchase additional ‘TUI time off’
  • Excellent rates with foreign exchange
  • Health and Wellbeing support in five key areas – Financial, Health, Social, Community and Career
  • Private Medical Insurance, single cover with option to add dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Pension scheme, life assurance and options to buy shares

For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button below. 

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