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Financial Controller

Overview

Location: London

Position: Full time

The Role:

We are currently looking for an ambitious, driven, and enthusiastic Financial Controller with a flair for numbers and attention to detail to join our team at our headquarters in London. As a Financial Controller, you will work with the accounting of our companies in the UK, Croatia, and Sweden, and be responsible for ensuring the finance team is delivering their day-to-day tasks as well as managing and improving the group’s financial performance and directing our accounting operations.

The position provides excellent opportunities to build experience within a small team. From the start, you will work closely with the Finance Director as a key contributor in monthly, quarterly, and annual closing procedures. You will have opportunities to work on individual and team projects such as process improvement.

Tasks will include but not be limited to:

 Leading the team in the preparation of the month-end balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring issues are resolved on a timely basis.

 Running monthly business reviews with other divisions ensuring accountability of strategy and budgets.

 Revenue reconciliation.

 Consolidation of Group entities.

 Maintain and track cash flow.

 Analysing Financial data including analysis of commercial KPIs.

 Compliance reporting.

 Management of the annual audit of the Day 8 Group

 Participating in the budgeting process.

 Assist with year-end procedures and communication with auditors.

 Support implementation of systems for increased control and efficiency.

 Management of finance team members.

 Management of Event Finance team and weekly seasonal reporting.

The person:

The ideal candidate will be an experienced accountant either qualified or relevant experience working in the travel industry. You are passionate about accounting. A highly motivated hard worker; you are not scared to dedicate time when it comes to improving the business. You can take the initiative and you can cope with a lot of pressure whilst keeping a clear mind. You are not afraid of changes and you always strive to find improvements. You never miss a deadline. You love to travel and you are not a “typical accountant”. You will grow with the company and eventually assume more responsibility. We are looking for someone to join our journey and set high standards for financial reporting. This will require full dedication and passion!

Requirements

 Organised and excellent attention to detail.

 Passion for working in an exciting and fast-paced environment.

 Qualified accountant or relevant industry experience.

 Preferably 1 -2 years PQE.

 Responsible and committed to meeting team goals and deadlines.

 An energetic personality with a positive attitude.

 Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English (Swedish and/or Croatian language skills are a plus).

 Driven, independent, open-minded, and flexible.

 International travel will be required.

 Excellent accounting skills.

 Strong Excel skills

 Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

 Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits to work in the UK

Salary: £50k - £55k

If you feel like this role is for you, please apply by sending your CV and Cover Letter to indre.s@day8.com.

*Day 8 Experiences Ltd is an equal opportunities employer committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.