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Finance Executive

International Airlines Group
Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
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Crawley, England

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Head Office - Finance and Strategy



About British Airways Holidays

At British Airways Holidays our customers and colleagues are at the heart of everything we do. We're one of the UK's leading and most trusted tour operators, providing holiday packages, hotels, car hire and experiences via and the British Airways contact centres. From carefully selected hotels to our 24-hour support helpline, we take every element of our customers' holidays seriously

As a subsidiary of BA, we offer the advantages of being a significant part of the UK's largest airline coupled with all the benefits of being in a smaller company. Our country's creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make British Airways Holidays who we are. As our business grows, this is a really exciting time to join our team

About the role

We are recruiting for 2 full time Finance Executives on a permanent basis. This is a great opportunity to join our professional team and support the finance department for one of the UK's leading tour operators.

The purpose of these roles is to provide support to the finance team by processing invoices and analysing British Airways Holidays booking data and to make the necessary corrective accounting adjustments.

Key accountabilities include:
  • Analysing margin discrepancies and ensuring corrections are made
  • Matching invoices to PO's and answering all queries both internally and externally
  • Making corrective accounting adjustments in the BAH systems
  • Generating weekly GBP and multi-currency payment runs
  • Producing weekly and monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Providing telephone support for finance queries within the business

Our essential criteria for this role are:
  • Significant double entry postings experience
  • Experience in a general ledger role
  • Experience in an accounts payable role
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Experience of UK banking
  • Strong time management and organisation skills
  • Strong numeracy skills and confident working knowledge of excel (i.e. formulas and pivot tables)

AAT qualification or equivalent would also be beneficial. Please upload your certificate in the 'additional documents' section of the application process

Once you have looked at both job descriptions if you have a preference for either role, please add this to your application or we will consider you for both roles.

To help you decide whether you would like to apply for this role, as a guide, a typical salary in this role is around £25,000 - £26,000 per annum (this may vary depending on your relevant skills and experience), plus benefits.

Our offices are based just outside Gatwick Airport and we offer hybrid working (within the UK only). Generally, this role works from our offices once a week, with additional days as needed depending on meetings etc. Office days are co-ordinated so that colleagues in the same team are in the office together to collaborate in person. We usually support new colleagues in the office full time for the first four-six weeks with us. We offer flexible start and finish times.

Key Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per calendar year, plus bank holidays
  • Staff travel - from the date you join
  • Flexible benefits package including market leading defined contribution pension scheme and generous life assurance cover, plus options such as dental /medical cover, and cycle to work, technology and electric car schemes.
  • Hybrid working and flexible start & finish times
  • Range of colleague wellbeing and recognition programmes

Closing date for applications is: Monday 12 February 2024

Please note - we may close this vacancy early if we receive lots of applications or business priorities change.

At BA Holidays we value diversity and encourage a positive and inclusive environment for everyone. Applications from all backgrounds are welcome.

Please see our LinkedIn page to find out a bit about our recent activity!

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