Finance Analyst - Airline Accounting and Control

  • Luton, United Kingdom

  • 127391

  • Hybrid

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • 37.5

TUI Business: 

    TUI Airline




    United Kingdom | Luton | LU2 9TN | Wigmore House 


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TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business.  Within TUI Group, TUI Airline regroups all airline activities across UK, Nordics, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Morocco, and the Dutch Antilles.  Accounting & Control is a function within our airline organisation responsible for providing an effective Financial Accounting & Control service to a range of internal and external customers that helps to meet the strategic imperatives of the business. The role promotes collaborative team-working, improved co-ordination of activities and promotes improved ways of working. The Accounting & Control function operates as a multi-disciplinary team of experts driving efficiency and innovation. 


As the Financial Accountant – Airline Accounting & Control Operations you will be responsible for promoting compliance across the Airline’s financial accounting processes, ensuring a robust balance sheet while identifying any risks and opportunities as they emerge. You will develop and demonstrate a strong understanding of underlying accounting policies, processes, and systems together with commercial acumen and in order to attain optimal financial outcomes for the business while preserving the integrity of the financial ledgers of Northern Region Airlines specifically the Airline Operations function, whilst also supporting our Nordic colleagues as required.  


This will be achieved by: maintenance of the chart of accounts; authorising journals created by the wider business; reviewing and challenging the Airline balance sheet while driving through improvements in quality and consistency of balance sheet reconciliations; leading on any technical accounting issues; deploying your expertise in supporting the Airline Functional Finance teams through business and system changes; continuously reviewing and optimizing routine activities; and promoting a culture of continuous improvement across your team and others around you.


In this role, you’ll report to the Finance Manager, Airline Accounting & Control.




As a Finance Accountant  – Airline Accounting & Control – Operations,  you’ll be responsible for: 


•    Successful delivery of the month end process to facilitate accurate Airline reporting in the Northern region  
•    Ensuring completion and review of assigned Balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
•    Coordination of Airline Balance sheet reviews across with key stakeholders across all Airline areas to ensure accuracy & understanding 
•    Support Airline project activity 
•    Support the delivery of internal and external audit deliverables 
•    Support all areas of Airline Operations 
•    Act as a key interface between the Airline Financial Accounting and Control team and its internal and external customers, including Airline commercial finance, intercompany and fixed assets, internal and external auditors and statutory authorities


•    Ability to follow and challenge process 
•    Ability to adapt and promote change 
•    Analytical, accurate and number driven 
•    Strong attention to detail and experience dealing with large volumes of data
•    Finance professional with experience of Financial / Management Accounting 
•    Comfortable and confident in use of office and SAP systems
•    Ability to work under pressure and delivery to tight deadlines
•    Role requires strong business English, both spoken and written



  • Working in the leading global tourism group: We stand for intercultural cooperation and offer the opportunity to work in international projects and teams.
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours and working from abroad: We believe that work is something you do, not where you go. 
  • Development and career opportunities: We promote the potential of our employees with a wide range of (digital) training opportunities and international career opportunities.
  • Personal benefits: We offer attractive remuneration, generous travel benefits, extensive health & wellbeing offers and much more.


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