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Head of Finance (0447)

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At Travel Republic we offer flights, hotels, experiences and holiday essentials across the world, at surprisingly low prices. We are part of the dnata Travel Group family which is part of the Emirates Group.

We are now recruiting for a commercially focussed Head of Finance to lead our Finance Team and provide financial support to our Managing Director and management team.  

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Director, this role will lead the Finance Team to produce monthly management accounts and deliver detailed forecasts, budgets and monthly variance analysis.

You will produce timely management reporting to keep the business appraised of financial performance and support the business in commercial and investment decision making. This role manages the audit process for Travel Republic and you will work closely with the FD Reporting and Control to deliver requirements for internal and external stakeholders and support the production of statutory accounts.

As Head of Finance, you will provide challenge and support to the management team to help implement cost control and revenue generation initiatives across the business. Working with the FD Reporting and Control and Commercial FD, you will embed a robust control environment and promote a risk aware culture across the business.  

The Head of Finance will also facilitate the production of regular forecasts, produce annual budget and 3 year plan (MTP), produce short term and long term cash flow forecasts and play an integral role within the Travel Republic management team, providing input on a range of business issues.

We are looking for someone with a strong balance between financial control/accounting and commercial acumen

 To be considered for this role, we need you to have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Accounting Qualification with several years Post Qualified Experience
  • Previous experience in financial roles, ideally with a travel industry background and/or knowledge of the travel industry regulatory rules and environment
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and financial control frameworks
  • A strategic thinker with ability to visualise opportunities and improve business processes
  • The proven ability to deliver high quality management information
  • Leadership capabilities with excellent influencing and negotiating skills
  • Commercially astute with the ability to identify opportunities to improve revenue and profits
  • Excellent communicator, comfortable with communicating at all levels
  • Strong interpersonal and team management skills

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Our newly renovated office is based in Kingston-upon-Thames, just 5 minutes’ walk from Norbiton Station or 10-15 minutes from Kingston station offering good transport links from the Greater London area.

In the UK, the dnata Travel Group brands include Gold Medal Travel, Sunmaster, Netflights, and Travelbag.

Our employees enjoy many benefits including life assurance, pension scheme, travel discounts, industry/social events, discounted gym membership, cycle-to-work scheme and low cost health care for you and your family.

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Clarendon House, 147 London Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, KT2 6NH
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