• Diademed Sifaka

Job Overview

We are on the search for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join our finance team.

This is a key role within the business and will provide an excellent opportunity to gain insight and exposure to all aspects of the business. You will work with the wider team whilst maintaining an eagle eye on the numbers that form the basis of the financial reporting.

You should have an excellent eye for numbers detail and will have a minimum of two years of accounting experience, preferably having completed your AAT/other recognised accounting studies. Knowledge of Quick-books online, along with an interest in and/or experience of working within a travel-based environment, is advantageous but not essential.

The role requires some direct communications with our valued clients; you should be a confident communicator.

Salary: D.O.E.

Type: Permanent, full time

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Core Duties/Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Run the interface between CRM and accounts of approved sales invoices on a weekly basis (and liaise with the Sales department on invoices in query). Ensure all debtor payments are receipted and recorded according to procedures. Issue certifications and confirmations of receipts to clients as may be required to protect travel booked and provide up-to-date statements of account.
  • Maintain credit card payments tracker and perform monthly reconciliations to merchant statements.
  • Assist with bank reconciliation
  • Enter and/or interface purchase invoices to Quickbooks online (liaising across departments to ensure expense receipts are recorded and correct treatment of VAT)
  • Assist in overhead and direct costs payment runs. Maintain the integrity of internal filing systems; ensure all filing is methodical and complies with agreed procedures. Set up payments into online banking systems and deal with any queries prior to payment approval. Issue remittance advice to payees.
  • Own the Debtor/Credit Control process from start to finish – being able to communicate effectively
    with both the sales team and end customers
  • Provide notification of currency requirement to Finance Senior. Assist with currency purchase and records to include weekly reconciliation of currency held. Liaise with Sales Team on any query requirements.
  • Assist in monthly balance sheet reconciliations

Application Process

Please email your CV and covering email to jobs@naturalworldsafaris.com.

Please ensure you include in your covering letter:

  • Your current or most recent salary
  • The reason you feel you are suitable for, and would like, this role
  • How you meet all the essential requirements listed above