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Financial Planning & Analysis Director

About us

Travix is one of the leading global online travel agencies managing an extensive portfolio of travel-focused websites operating under the brand names CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir, Flugladen and Vayama. All our brands provide both search and book capability for flight combinations worldwide on both legacy and low cost airlines. In addition, our booking websites offer attractive pricing for hotels, rental cars and other ancillary products such as insurances, airport parking & transfers.

We operate our five brands in 37 countries, employ more than 550 people with over 50 different nationalities worldwide. Travix has offices in the Netherlands, Germany, India, Curaçao, Singapore, the UK and the USA.

Financial Planning and Analysis Director at Travix

The FP&A Director will provide overall financial management & support to Travix Organization. The position collaborates with group business leaders to set strategic direction for organizational, operational and financial strategies. This requires the candidate to coach, lead, hire, retain and develop a world-class financial planning & analysis organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Business Partner to the progress team, providing insightful analysis, reporting and financial advice that results in an optimal balance of revenue, profitability and cash performance to achieve Annual Operating Budget.

  • Ownership for measuring, reporting and providing analysis for P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow for the group.

  • Maintain a solid understanding of market conditions through collaboration with sales & marketing and able to consider the impact of disruptive technologies and new business models. Able to leverage this market and financial data to demonstrate potential impact on Travix business.

  • Provide counsel on revenue generating deals from a financial perspective. Challenge assumptions to ensure quality of revenue and profit margins are maintained.

  • Advise on the Annual Operating Budget and forecast process including financial analysis and risk appraisal.

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis on areas of potential risk or opportunity in advance of them becoming major issues.

  • Support management with timely and valuable financial reporting and analysis to improve decision making regarding customers, resources and spending.

  • Lead the transformation by driving focused effort, simplification, automation, elimination of non-value effort and process & reporting change.

  • Provide sound analytical and thoughtful business decision support on ad-hoc investments and other business cases.

  • People management, hiring, career development, coaching and training a world-class financial organization that anticipates results and business trends.

  • Influence change and adoption of change through people leadership.


Your challenge

  • Strategic thinker to provide business partnering and someone that can connect and influence other leaders.

  • Record of accomplishment focused on metrics to measure performance.

  • Attract, retain, and develop high caliber talent.

  • Develop the skills and abilities of all team members, with the result that they perform to at their highest potential and optimize their current and future job performance.

  • Develop the depth of the team, including ongoing management succession planning.

  • Superior communication skills with the ability to communicate complex topics in a clear and concise manner.

What you bring to the table

  • 15 + years of experience within finance/financial management roles of increasing responsibility, preferably supporting e-commerce organization.

  • Five + experience in a "hands-on" business partnership role with the ability to demonstrate partnership successes.

  • Superior analytical skills with proven record of accomplishment of leveraging data analysis to drive change.

  • Ability to interact, influence and collaborate at a senior executive level.

  • Must possess the ability to challenge the status quo and drive business process and design changes.

  • Demonstrate the ability to influence, motivate others, and lead change within the organization (within and outside of Finance).

  • Ability to work with different cultures and across different levels of people.

  • Self-starter with experience driving and initiating change.

  • Demonstrates successful leading, coaching, motivating and developing a highly talented financial team.

  • Ability to get into the detail while also seeing the big picture.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills appropriate for an entrepreneurial environment where demands and priorities change rapidly.

  • Exhibits a continuous improvement mindset, identifying opportunities to automate and create efficiencies.

  • Project management skills especially Agility scrum

  • Knowledge of HFM, smart view, advanced excel, looker BI Tool

  • UNIT4 Agresso & access is pre'

  • Master of the Travix Traits of Success!


What you can expect

  • This is a  new position, you will get to lead and grow this fast growing company in 30%. You will get the chance to build bench of Finance MT.

  • It is a Fast working environment and you will get to work close to the business building your team and tooling.

  • Excellent employment conditions and numerous opportunities for further career growth

  • A competitive salary and holiday allowance (30,5 days)

  • Many other great benefits, like fully covered travel costs to the office, discounted travel and cancellation

  • Insurances and various company events and team activities.

  • Fantastic office location in the centre of Amsterdam, next to Central Station and plenty of flexibility to work anytime, anywhere.



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