Position Description

Assistant Accountant
Location London, United Kingdom
Job Code 321
# of Openings 1
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Travelzoo® provides our 28 million members with insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by our deal experts around the globe. With more than 25 offices worldwide we have our finger on the pulse of outstanding travel, entertainment and lifestyle experiences. For almost 20 years we have worked in partnership with more than 2,000 top suppliers—our long-standing relationships allow us access to the very best deals.

Travelzoo is hiring a maternity cover Assistant Accountant to provide an efficient support within the finance team, focused on maintaining records of invoices, payments and transactions.


Key Responsibilities

  • Recording of all UK purchase invoices and employee expenses
  • Ensuring prior authorization has been received before payment.
  • Prepare and submit weekly payment runs and record to Oracle.
  • Reconcile the UK bank account and investigate any abnormal transactions.
  • Keep a track and reconcile the company credit card and ensure authorization.
  • Ensure monthly AP close in run a timely manner including reconciliation.
  • Handling queries from suppliers and employees about invoices/expenses and payments
  • Providing support to the senior accountants in establishing quarterly and end-of-year reports
  • Support in ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the internal payment tracker for all 4 countries
  • Support France and Spain in inputting of purchase invoices and expenses
  • Support in handling with merchant queries promptly and efficiently with the aim of paying all merchants within the time stipulated by contracts
  • Support in uploading all payments to the system to ensure merchants are able to download remittance advice.


Candidate profile

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a busy AP role
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive with solid analytical skills, data analysis and problem-solving abilities.
  • Previous experience in Oracle will be a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment


We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Travel perks, including an annual stipend to experience Travelzoo’s deals
  • Systematic and individual training as well as promotion through personal coaching
  • Entrepreneurial culture with global career development
  • International mentoring programs and e-learning options
  • Outstanding working conditions and modern offices in the heart of London


If you are a globally minded professional who thrives in a collaborative environment and values a meaningful career, then we want to work with you!

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