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Management Accountant - East Kilbride

£35 - 40K per annum - Operations
Ref: 93 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020
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Join Team Traveltek and help shape the future of travel technology 

Traveltek has been delivering cutting-edge booking solutions to travel agents, tour operators and wholesalers for almost two decades and is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading travel technology providers. We are currently looking for a Management Accountant to join our small but growing Finance Team. In this role you will deliver accurate and timely financial and management information to support decision making across the group.

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), you will have operational responsibility for leading, managing and developing the financial and management accounting function within Traveltek.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Oversee the production of monthly management accounts for all group companies, including provision of monthly variance analysis against budget
  • Maintenance of accurate financial records for the organisation; including day to day oversight of the sales and purchase ledger in collaboration with the Finance Administrator
  • Responsible for ensuring the robust monitoring of project-related or capital income and expenditure
  • Work with Finance Administrator to produce monthly balance sheet reconciliations and annual, detailed year end reconciliations
  • Collate, monitor and report on weekly, monthly and annual cash flow forecasts including robust reporting of forecast vs actual figures
  • Responsibility for preparation of monthly payroll files and all pension reporting obligations
  • Responsibility for preparation, reconciliation and submission of quarterly VAT Returns including annual adjustments relating to partial exemption rules as well as adherence with the Capital Goods Scheme and ensuring full compliance with VAT regulations
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget in conjunction with the Financial Controller and the on-going monitoring and reporting of the budget on a department basis
  • Support preparation of the statutory accounts and the year-end process, including providing support for year-end external audit
  • On-going monitoring of the systems of financial internal control contributing the maintenance of relevant policies and procedures
  • Undertake and perform any other responsibilities and duties as may be required which are appropriate to the scope and level of the post or the skills and abilities of the post holder

The Ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and or experience: 


  • Professionally qualified ICAS / CCAB accountant
  • A minimum of 3yrs experience of managing the delivery of monthly reporting for a medium-sized enterprise 
  • Understanding, interpreting, and appropriately presenting financial information
  • Payroll experience 
  • Excellent organisational skills; ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of at least a majority of the areas including; financial accounting, management accounting, cash flow reporting, external reporting, VAT and Payroll.
  • Evidence of appropriate ICT skills
  • Advanced level in Excel


  • Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience in leading and managing daily financial processes 
  • Experience in using Quickbooks
  • Background in the Travel Sector or PE funded businesses


Key Competencies we are looking for:

  • Good practitioner with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Focused on delivering quality results using effective processes and systems.
  • Customer focused
  • Questioning and challenging with a desire for continuous improvement
  • Committed to sharing information and best practice.
  • Team player
  • Good communicator, both orally and in writing
  • Operationally aware


Why work for us


The position of Management Accountant is an exciting, dynamic and highly rewarding one for the right candidate. In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a benefits package that includes:


  • Holiday Entitlement of 33 days, including public holidays
  • Long Service Awards
  • Life Events celebration bonuses for Birthday, First Wedding and Baby
  • TekBux - employee nominated bonus scheme, where points earned can be cashed for gift cards

This position is full time and is based in Traveltek Headquarters in East Kilbride, Glasgow. Our office is freshly decorated and comes with benefits such as: 


  • Free fresh fruit, tea and coffee
  • Computer Games station
  • Free Car Parking
  • Social Nights
  • Easy commute from Glasgow, Hairmyres train station, 5 minute walk

Team Traveltek

Join Traveltek and you become part of a team that values its people, has strong working relationships, career progression and shared success. We are committed to your development and job satisfaction in the firm belief that if you excel, so do we. We want you to play a key role in our evolution and expansion, becoming part of our on-going success story – and the growing Traveltek family. 


We look forward to having you on board! 


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