EMEA Finance System Analyst

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Brand: Finance, Procurement, Legal, Privacy
Work type: Full time
Location: Wimbledon
Categories: Finance & Strategy

About Flight Centre Travel Group

Flight Centre Travel Group is one of the world’s largest travel companies with over 12,000 employees globally - who we call ‘Flighties’. With over thirty brands under our family tree and headquarters in more than twenty countries, our roles are diverse and our opportunities are endless. When, we say we’re a great place to work, we have the proof to back it up. Over the past 12 years we’ve been voted a ‘Great Place to Work’ including one of the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing and Best Workplaces for Women. Together, we live and breathe our number one philosophy, our people, and turn up each day driven by our purpose to open up the world for those who want to see. Put simply, we’re a bunch of travel lovers looking for more travel lovers to join our family.

An opportunity has arisen that will be a dedicated resource to supporting the Finance department ensuring our Finance systems across our EMEA region are fit for purpose, allowing sustainable growth in a controlled environment.

The average day in the life

A significant part of the role is the responsibility of being a gatekeeper of the back-office element of all the mid office systems and owning the finance end to end flows.  This entails: -

  • Project Management of system upgrades
  • Seeking opportunities for further developments and enhancements
  • User acceptance testing
  • Training users on system changes
  • Producing documentation of the changes

This role will involve working with various areas of the business, including Operations, Mid Office Teams, Finance including Tax and compliance, and Technology ensuring the systems operate effectively, efficiently and enable company and customer objectives to be achieved. Building strong working relationships across the various departments will be essential to the role.

You might be perfect for the role if

  • Strong communication skills, both spoken and written, with an ability to communicate with finance and non-finance individuals.
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of the importance of accuracy.
  • 3 years Finance systems experience
  • A logical approach to problem solving.
  • A passion and aptitude for process reengineering
  • Appreciation of accounting fundamentals and importance of strong financial controls
  • Ability to work to deadlines and deliver on commitments.
  • Strong customer service approach
  • Proven ability to multitask.
  • Good time management; being flexible and adaptable.
  • A keen desire to learn new things.
  • A proven focus on improving efficiency and effectiveness of processes.

Our award-winning work perks

  • Flexible/hybrid working model - a mix of remote and office work.
  • Discounted travel for family and friends - booked by our in-house travel team – as part of Flight Centre Travel Group, you have access to industry rates and discounts for you and your friends and family.
  • Career progression – as part of Flight Centre Travel Group with a global brand network spanning 30+ brands and 20+ countries you are empowered to create clear career pathways and have access to the training and support needed to achieve your goals.
  • Fun culture with industry-renowned social events (think monthly award nights, global conferences, end-of-financial year balls + more).
  • Active Hour – an hour set aside each week to spend on your well-being.
  • Bronze-level health cash plan - claim cash back against a range of medical services including dentistry, optical, and chiropractic.
  • Plus so much more (company-matched charitable giving, excellent pension scheme, an active hour each week etc.)

Our number one philosophy is Our people. Flight Centre Travel Group's promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees. We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which reflects the diversity of our society.

We welcome accommodation requests to help make our hiring and onboarding experience as accessible as possible. Please advise us about accommodation needs at any point by contacting our Recruitment Team at applications@flightcentre.co.uk

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