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World Travel Centre - Accounts Assistant

Position: Accounts Assistant

Role Status: Permanent

Reporting to: Group Finance Manager


About the job

Looking for an exciting new challenge in a fast-paced environment? If so, then look no further.  World Travel Centre Group are a very successful Travel Agent and Travel Management Company with 150 people and annual sales of €120m. We have 35 on our team based in Pearse St, Dublin. See   We are continuing to expand in the UK & Ireland and as a result of this growth, we are now recruiting for a Full Time Accounts Assistant.


Job Description

You will be part of a team with a focus on operational finance, responding to both internal and external queries across the UK and Ireland, in addition to core functions. You will play a vital role in ensuring we continue to exceed our service level agreements and fulfil our customer requirements by providing the highest level of customer service and best value for money.


Key Tasks of the job

Core function will be Accounts Payable

 Support Accounts Receivable and Debtors control

 Daily, weekly & monthly BSP Reconciliations

Daily Bank Reconciliations and overall Control of multiple accounts

Daily Credit Card Reconciliations

All general Banking duties, including payments and queries

Maintaining complete records and back-ups to all Invoices & Receipts relating to all financial transactions and VAT

 Liaise with staff and deal with any queries including ad-hoc support of internal back office system.

 General Day to Day financial requirements of the World Travel Centre

 Reviewing your financial processes internally to identify deficiencies and weaknesses and provide recommendations to Finance Manager.


Month End focussed tasks

 Assist with Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts to Trial Balance Level

Preparation of Final Month End Bank Reconciliations

Finalisation of multiple Intercompany accounts

Preparation of VAT Returns

Petty Cash Control


Ad-hoc duties

Assist Group Finance Manager with a variety of ad-hoc management reporting requirements

Assist with External Audit queries during the annual external audit

To provide support and testing for future internal systems development

Other Ad-hoc Duties


Knowledge & Experience preferences

At least 2 years’ experience in a Finance Department (preferably within the travel Industry)

Ability to meet strict deadlines

A high level of proficiency in Excel is essential

Good IT Skill and knowledge of software systems

Operational Experience required

Proven ability to think analytically

Ideally, currently undertaking Financial exams

Previous GL and Bank reconciliation experience desirable

Previous experience of accounting software Packages essential

Knowledge of SAP Business One would be a key advantage

Willing to provide illness and holiday cover to the Department


Personal Attributes

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Ability to prioritise and work to strict deadlines

Personal and professional credibility

Excellent organisational skills

A positive “can do” team attitude is essential


Our fantastic benefits include:

 Staff Travel Perks

Supplier Hosted Events

 Free Travel Insurance Annually

Health and Wellbeing Benefits

 Workplace Pension Schemes

PHI and DIS Insurance

 Health and Wellbeing Benefits

Taxsaver Commuter tickets

 Annual leave Additional Entitlement based on Service loyalty

Team Rewards

And much more!!!


If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a cover letter and your CV to:

Additional Info
Reference: TL1805/1
Location: Dublin 1
Salary: Remuneration Package: € depending on experience.
Closing Date: 25 May 2018

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21 05 2018 20:34