We are TravelPerk : a fast-growing, well-funded startup that has raised nearly $134m since our creation in early 2015. Backed by world-class investors in some of tech’s most disruptive companies, including Slack, Trello, Twitter, Farfetch, Deliveroo and Delivery Hero, our team is made up of A-players from the online travel industry - Booking.
com and Skyscanner, among others.
We’ve been named the fastest growing SaaS startup in Europe (#5 in the world) by the SaaS1000 and featured as one of the hottest startups to watch by both Forbes and Wired.
We’re revolutionising the B2B corporate travel market, worth over $1.3 trillion, by simplifying the process for everyone involved.
If you’re ready to take off with us, keep reading!
We are looking for an Accountant to join our busy Finance Team!
As the Hotel Specialist Accountant, you will be the owner of the corresponding accounts (Revenue, COGS, Suppliers balance) and will work very closely with the Operations department.
You will be in charge of our Hotel Suppliers and may also collaborate with other verticals (Flights, Cars and Trains) on behalf of the Travelperk Finance department.
What you'll do :
Producing account reconciliations (P&L and B.S. Accounts for your assigned vertical(s).
Producing Revenue / COGS / COS accruals for your vertical, helping identify related costs.
Making sure Invoices are compliant and accurate (services, prices, VAT and commissions)
Settlement with suppliers : Process definition and improvement.
Reconciling records & supplier records (statements).
Getting issues solved!
Payments control and tracking.
Owning the self-invoicing to hotels process.
Supporting the business growth in an organised and controlled way. Be aware of the business deals / contracts, assessing them from a financial perspective and making sure they align to the financial strategy.
Working Capital : DPO’s tracking and support to Operations on permanent improving.
Helping to implement adequate financial controls in your vertical processes, with the corresponding paperwork tracking.
Hotel commissions management and control.
Participating in ad hoc finance projects (ERP) and vertical specific projects (Voxel, Onyx, ..).
Financial business support to the Hotels director
Leading margin improvement projects
Controlling and posting other expenses related to Hotels vertical
Promoting TravelPerk brand and values in a friendly, professional manner
What you'll need :
5 years experience in a similar position and at least 2 in the online travel industry
Degree related to Finance and Accounting
Excellent communication and social skills, as you will work directly
Adaptable, flexible, team player
Strong technical accounting skills and good knowledge of ERP’s
Solution-oriented with a proactive can-do’ attitude
Analytical thinker and proactive advisor. Detailed oriented
Excellent English and Spanish working knowledge
Experience in Accounting. Deep knowledge of Accounting
Experience in Settlement with Hotels / Chains / integrators
Experience in Business Analysis
Experience in setting up Financial Controls
On top of that, you will only be the right candidate if you are :
Empathetic : someone who can identify with the customer and genuinely wants to support them using an optimal problem-solving methodology
Honest, open and trustworthy : your peers and managers can trust you. You are a team player, don’t play political games, and care more about the team’s success than about your own career gains
Focused and determined : You don’t let yourself be distracted. You can focus on accomplishing big wins and never get lost in less important ideas that are floating around
You seek feedback early and often and are open to both give and take constructive and direct criticism
Whats on offer :
Competitive compensation including equity in the company.
24 vacation days per year and flexible working hours.
Health perks : Private health insurance
Agreement with GymForLess.
Flexible compensation plan" to help you diversify and increase the net salary such as Ticket Restaurant, Ticket Transport and Bonus for Nursery
Free Spanish classes.
Coffee, beverages, fresh fruit, breakfast...
This position requires you to be based in Barcelona (Spain) . We can help with relocation if you are not based there.
English is the official language at the office.
TravelPerk is an equal opportunity employer : All qualified