Global Finance Accountant & Analyst

Palma - Spain

15 Jul 2024

Palma - Spain

Finance

Full Time - Hybrid

1

1 - 5 years


Please note: All CVs must be presented in English


Who are WebBeds?

WebBeds is the fastest growing and most significant accommodation supplier to the travel industry. We are a global company offering ground services (hotels, transfers, tours, activities) to travel professionals. Our products help our partners and customers to create amazing Travel experiences.

Our Products range from a Retail Online platform, Integration Connectivity hub and distribution APIs to name but a few and our systems are 100% cloud hosted processing up to 5.0bn search requests daily. We deliver amazing outcomes using leading edge technology through innovative and creative thinking.

WebBeds is a subsidiary of Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) – an ASX 200 listed company operating a global digital travel business.


What makes us stand out?

  • We are a wholesale global travel organization
  • We have 1500+ people speaking 50+ languages in 120+ cites across 50+ countries 
  • We partner with over 430,000 properties in more than 15,000 destinations 
  • We work with more than 44,000 travel companies in 139 source markets 
  • We have an amazing Technology team focused on delivering valuable outcomes using innovative tech and creative & lateral thinking


What will you do on your journey with WebBeds?

WebBeds is the world’s fastest growing provider of accommodation distribution services to the travel industry. Our products incorporate distribution APIs, payment integrations, ERP integration, Data Lakes, User Interfaces, and others. Our search API reach peaks of more than 50.000 requests per second, each one consisting of tens or hundreds of hotels, with continued expansion.

"We design, deliver and support innovative solutions through engagement, collaboration and a fearsome passion for creating customer value" is our mission as an IT organization.

With this in mind, we strive to be at the leading edge of technology when it comes to build the platform that meets the needs of our Supply partners and customers. This translates to the use of latest technology including .NET Core versions, K8S, microservices architecture, clouds hosting and orchestration, CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, Proactive monitoring, and alerting systems, to name a few.

Our delivery teams have the creativity and freedom to express themselves by building innovative solutions to often complex problems and are challenged to reach higher levels daily. Our teams consist of product owners, QA engineers, Software Engineers, and people from across the business all working collectively and collaboratively. We have a very strong technical team from which you will be able to learn, but are encouraged by new ideas and fresh thinking that you will bring with you.


In this role you will 

WebBeds is seeking a detail-oriented General Ledger Accountant to perform accounting and analytical tasks in collaboration with the Finance Manager. Perform analysis and reporting on the Trade and non-trade sectors of the business. Using SAP to reconcile our bookings by agents, balance books and verify costs from an accounting perspective.

As part of a dedicated financial transactions department, your analysis will help to identify opportunities and efficiencies and will aid in key decision making at the company level. Working alongside your team, you will gain a greater knowledge of financial tools such as SAP and finance intelligence tools as Power BI. As part of an international company, you will have opportunities to grow within the company.

To ensure success as a GL accountant, you should demonstrate good knowledge of best practices in general ledger accounting and experience in a similar role. A top-class GL accountant will be someone whose accounting expertise results in accurate financial accounting and regulatory compliance.

   

Key responsibilities 

  • Recordkeeping of accruals, deferrals, reclassifications, and interdepartmental entries into the ledger on a monthly basis, as well as preparing reports.
  • Collaborating with AP and AR departments to gather, analyse, and interpret relevant financial information on the transactions processed by those teams during the month.
  • Preparation of Aged Creditors reporting and Aged Debtors reporting with support of Finance Transactions Manager.
  • Prepare reconciliations for creditors and debtors reports with the Trial Balance.
  • Performing DPO and DSO calculations.
  • Ensuring that financial information complies with professional and regulatory standards.
  • Participating in User Acceptance testing of new reporting in SAP.
  • Assist in the development of the targeted procedures (in depth review of identified risky accounts) for AR and AP areas.
  • Maintain concise, up to date workpapers, reports and other supporting documents for reviews performed.
  • Directly liaise with AR and AP teams, Group’s accounting teams on more complex issues.
  • Help to develop, introduce, and implement new accounting procedures that are required by Internal Audit for the area of responsibility.
  • Post manual accruals & reclassifications journals. 
  • Supports external audit checks by supplying the needed information as requested for the area of responsibility.


The skills we would love to see in your suitcase!

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting, or related studies.
  • Candidates with SAP and business intelligence tools experience will be advantageous.
  • Strong Excel skills and Power BI knowledge are a plus. 
  • Excellent English language skills, both verbal and written.
  • At least 1 year working in a similar role.
  • Highly accurate with an excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to complete project work according to set timescales and deadlines.
  • Capacity to take initiative and solve problems with minimal supervision. Adaptable and ambitious with a desire to grow within the company


Why choose us as your next destination?

We are super proud of our dedicated team of friendly, energetic & passionate professionals. Our people are key to the success of our business & everybody at WebBeds has their own unique role to play as we continue to drive the company forward.

Over 50 different languages are spoken by our workforce, but whether working from offices in Dubai or London or out in the field in Johannesburg or Buenos Aires, we all share the common goal to take pride in what we do & to deliver our partners with unbeatable service & support.

  • International highly skilled group of experts from all around the globe 🌎
  • Dynamic environment with the chance to grow, influence & impact change ⚡
  • Disruptive, fast-growing market leader within travel & endless possibilities 💼
  • Culture built on collaboration🤝 empowerment and innovation 💡

Find out more about the WebBeds business at www.webbeds.com - #LI-Hybrid