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Team Lead Bookkeeping AP & AR (Non Travel)

We are looking for a toughened bookkeeper with great managerial skills and extensive bookkeeping experience. You will play a central role in creating and managing a new AP & AR team in Bangalore (India), further shaping the accounts receivable and accounts payable processes, while coordinating the daily accounting activities, making sure that these are done accurately and in a timely manner, managing the monthly, quarterly and yearly closing processes for AP & AR for both internal and external accountants.

Job Purpose

As Team Lead Bookkeeping AP & AR (Non Travel) you will lead (from The Netherlands) a team of 3 AP & AR associates situated in our Bangalore office in India.You will perform the month end closing in an accurate and timely manner cooperating closely with the Finance Operations Manager. You know how to structure and prioritize your work according to agreed deadlines. Besides the daily routines, there is a strong focus on improving processes thus we are looking for someone who takes ownership and works independently, is detailed, but can also take a step back to understand overall figures and processes. In this role, you will be reporting to the Finance Operations Manager who is responsible for all Travel and non Travel AP and AR processes. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day finance and accounting processes to ensure compliance with tax, legal and internal procedures
  • Constant insight in open positions on the General Ledger accounts within your AP AR responsibility area
  • Ensure processing of all incoming bank payments, booking of all AP invoices, creating AR invoices (and follow they are paid timely) and handle the outgoing payments in a timely matter
  • Leading a team of 3 members located in India
  • Month end close for multiple processes and legal entities in a complex multi currency environment- task performed with a close cooperation with Financial Controller, FP&A and other Accounting teams
  • Managing the quarterly and yearly closing processes for AP & AR for both internal and external accountants
  • Actively drive continuous process improvements and innovations
  • Involved in IT system improvement initiatives related to Invoicing processes.

What you bring to the table

  • Extensive experience in bookkeeping (7+years)
  • 3+ years in a leading role in a multi-entity environment.
  • Have completed education or courses in bookkeeping or accounting, or demonstrable work experience in lieu of a degree
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Great people and team leader with the focus on the development of the team
  • Strong communicator who is proactive, dynamic and willing to step in and help out when necessary
  • Accurate, analytical and an independent worker with multitask talent
  • A continuous improvement mindset unaccepting of the status quo and thinking out of the box. You enjoy implementing changes and you are enthusiastic about process and reporting improvements
  • A strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple competing priorities. 
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience within an internationally operating company - working with different cultures is prefered
  • Working in a hybrid model in our Amsterdam office & from home.
  • Knowledge of Unit4 Agresso is preferred

What you can expect from us

  • Enjoy the flexibility and life balance of hybrid work where each team aligns on their minimum number of days in office to foster collaboration and meet the team's needs.
  • Possibility to work up to 3 months from abroad (depending on your job function)
  • 30,5 days of paid leave, so plenty of time to enjoy your travels!
  • Flat hierarchy where your voice can be heard, welcomed and appreciated at all levels in the organization - where people can thrive, be creative and ultimately build their own legacy within the company.
  • A diverse and multicultural working environment. Our global team has over 50 different nationalities and we embrace everyone’s authenticity. 
  • A company-sponsored volunteer day, dedicated to giving back to our community and making a positive impact together
  • We have proven to grow people internally and we offer many internal development courses to keep on learning and growing.
  • Amazing benefits, such as covered travel costs, ClassPass subscription/membership and a bike plan.
  • Discover our Bijlmer Arena office in Amsterdam, surrounded by the city's second-largest shopping area, a vibrant cultural scene, diverse lunch options, and just one easy connection away from Amsterdam Central Station. Office amenities include car parking, secure bike storage, a pool table and more.
  • Free fruit, company bar, team drinks and company events.

About Travix

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, Vayama and Flugladen. In 2020 we took our next step, becoming part of the Group, one of the largest online travel companies in the world, consisting of, Ctrip, Skyscanner, Travelfusion, Make my Trip and Qunar. Travix operates in over 40 countries expanding in 5 continents, so a global mindset comes naturally. Our purpose is ‘the next journey at your fingertips, which goes for our customers and employees. We bring together passionate people, global partners, cutting-edge technology and an innovative platform to deliver our customers' best end-to-end booking experience. With a  strategic vision and the resources and stability of the Group, we provide an international playground where our employees can truly impact the future of traveling.

Make your career at Travix

If you share the same values as we do, you are just as passionate and ready to build your own legacy, we would love to hear from you!

**For this position a certificate of good conduct (VOG) is necessary, as you will be working with confidential data.

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