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Finance & Shared Services Manager

Role Purpose:

The role of Finance & Support Services Manager is to ensure that financial & HR records are maintained in an orderly manner, that financial statements are prepared in line with audit requirements and that management information is available to enhance business performance. The Finance & Support Services Manager will report directly into the Group Chief Operating Officer, and be responsible for a team of 5 finance staff, plus one IT support assistant.

Main Responsibilities/Duties


Financial & Cash Accounting


  • To prepare a weekly cash flow forecast, for group income and expenditure and manage cash balances within agreed policies
  • To ensure best practice processes in place for the management of cash via purchasing cycle, ensuring visibility for payments and impact on cash
  • Manage foreign currency purchasing to meet payment needs
  • To manage credit control function across Corporate and Leisure businesses
  • To ensure adequate controls in place for the management of all balance sheet accounts
  • To ensure ATOL returns and other statutory and regulatory returns are completed within framework and agreed deadlines
  • To liase with auditors to complete year end audits
  • Management of payroll & all tax & PAYE returns.


Management Accounting


  • Completion of monthly management accounts fully reconciled to midoffice systems
  • Completion of annual budget in conjunction with COO
  • Completion of quarterly forecasts in conjunction with COO
  • Production of ad hoc management information to support the business development
  • Completion of 3-year financial model, updated monthly with actual financial results


HR Services


  • To manage the internal admin of the HR function for the Group
  • To ensure the online HR portal is administered within internal guidelines
  • To be point of contact with outsourced HR providers


IT Services


  • To manage Capital expenditure budgets for IT
  • To manage the internal admin of the IT helpdesk function for the Group
  • To be point of contact with outsourced IT providers


Staff Management


  • Manage and develop a team of 6 staff within the Finance & Shared Services function
  • To work with the COO to implement an annual appraisal system and the roll out across the organisation
  • To support the COO with the ongoing development of establishing company values across the organisation


What We’ll Offer You


  • Herts Based
  • Hybrid working options available
  • Competitive Salary
  • Commission Scheme
  • Pension Scheme

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    Our Core Values

    We're all passionate about travel
    We put our clients at the heart of everything we do
    We always deliver on the promises we make
    We care about every trip we tailor-make
    We work together, our success is your success
    We're open and honest and encourage forward-thinking