Finance Manager - Central Warehouse

Posted 20 November by TUI in the UK


The Airline Finance Accounting and Control team are part of TUI Business Services which provide Accounting and Control services to the entire TUI UK & I finance teams. The Airline Finance Accounting team act as business partners to the Airline Commercial Finance teams, which are responsible for circa 62 aircraft, 750 pilots and 2,500 cabin crew and have a cost base in excess of £1bn.You will be a Finance manager within in the Accounting and Control finance directorate, responsible for delivery of the financial processes to support accurate accounting for the new central warehouse and ensure that robust controls around this are in place and monitored. You will be working closely with the Operations Commercial Finance team, Inflight Supply Chain, AP and the wider control team providing a central point to pull together accounting and control services for the project. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the Vector selling system interfaces correctly with the central warehouse to record stock balances.
What you will be doingAs the Finance Manager for Financial Control around the Central Warehouse Project you will be responsible for promoting compliance with the Airline financial accounting processes, ensuring a robust balance sheet. You must have a detailed understanding and a robust application of underlying accounting policies, processes and records in order to attain optimal financial performance for the business and preserving the integrity of the financial ledgers for Thomson Airways Ltd. This is a project role and requires a large amount of tenacity, ability to make decisions quickly, consult and inform a wide variety of stakeholders, work in a constantly evolving environment and ensure work arounds are in place to provide adequate control until the final solution is in place.You will be required to assist the Financial Controller with the management of the Airline relationship with the external auditors through facilitating the audit of Airline balance sheets by providing relevant schedules and supporting information, in addition you will be required to produce accounting and positioning papers to explain and provide back-up to accounting policies and their resultant impact on the Airline accounts where required.
What we are looking for• Qualified accountant with a minimum of 2 years PQE and experience of financial/management accounting and/or audit• Strong technical accounting & analytical skills• Good systems & process skills• Strong knowledge of IFRS/IAS• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral• Good influencing skillsTUI BEHAVIOURS: Our TUI Behaviours help us meet our future business strategy by driving high performance in three areas. The TUI Behaviours required for this role and assessment criteria are detailed below: ENGAGE• Ethics & Values• Motivating & Developing• Sizing Up People• Managing Vision & Purpose DELIVER• Collaboration• Drive For Results• Controls & Compliance• Priority Setting• Command Skills SHAPE• Customer Focus• Innovation Management• Business Acumen• Dealing With Ambiguity• Decision Quality• Strategic Agility
Working within TUI groupHelp make our customers smile and in return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and pension scheme. Additional benefits include holiday, flight and foreign exchange discounts, a childcare voucher scheme and lots more.* TUI UK and Ireland is the UK’s largest tour operator with key brands including Thomson and First Choice. We employ a team of 13,300 employees and serve over 5.2 million customers each year. TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business operating in around 180 countries worldwide with over 1,800 travel agencies across Europe, six airlines operating more than 130 aircraft, more than 300 Group-owned hotels and resorts and twelve cruise ships. Our 77,000 colleagues, all with a passion for holidays, work hard to deliver our customer promise ”Discover your smile”Please visit our website for more information.
How to applyTo apply for this role use the link below where you will be required to provide personal details, complete an online application form and upload a CV. If you have any queries please like, follow or visit any of our recruitment social sites or contact *Correct at time of going to print, some benefits are non-contractual and subject to change

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