SANDEMANs NEW Europe is renowned for its famous FREE TOUR and specialized, top-quality walking tours, designed for and loved by independent travellers from around the globe. With administrative offices in London and Berlin, we promote walking tours in 20 cities around Europe, the Middle East and the US – we’re a growing business in an exciting industry.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Trainee Bookkeeper / Finance Assistant to provide support across our international network. You will join a diverse team who together oversee the financial controlling of 20 business units in 12 different countries. You will be in contact with our managers from around Europe on a daily basis and will play an important role in ensuring the success of the business.
This an entry-level role, ideal for a recent graduate of business, economics or accounting. Our ideal candidate is an open-minded, friendly Excel-whizz who is excited about joining an international team and learning about different aspects of our business and the travel industry in general. Our main business language is English, but any skills in another European language (Spanish, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Czech or Danish) will be put to daily use!
Tasks and areas of development include:
-Reconciling bank statements and managing petty cash
-Preparing the monthly management accounts and analysis of major areas of expenditure
-Preparing information for budgeting
-Reconciling control accounts and preparing all year-end journals
-Preparation for annual audits
-Providing admin support to principal / senior members of staff
-Participating in meetings and discussions
-A role with potential for development, both within and beyond the role itself
-The opportunity to be an active part of an expanding business in an exciting industry
-A workplace with a fun, multilingual, highly diverse team from around the world
-The chance to develop your skills and experience in a broad range of fields
-This is a full-time position, but we would also consider hiring a part-time candidate
who is completing a course in a relevant area of studies.
We’re looking for the following attributes in an ideal candidate:
-Educated to university level, ideally in business or finance
-Highly developed IT skills and proficiency using Microsoft Excel
-Excellent numerical and mathematical skills
-Great organiser and administrator
-Good communication skills
-An open, friendly attitude
-Fluent English, with further languages beneficial
-Living within commutable distance from central London
-Full work permission for the UK
If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, have a passion for travel and business finance, and are ready to start your career in the world of bookkeeping, send us your CV with an email expressing your interest in the role and your reasons for wanting to join SANDEMANs NEW Europe!
- Job Address London
- Country UK (United Kingdom)
- Language(s) English
- Level of Experience Junior