Here at Travel Counsellors, our customers, communities and colleagues lie at the heart of everything that we do - and that’s what makes us special. For us, relationships come before transactions, and we are there for our customers, connecting with them on a deeply human level through the moments that matter.
As the leading travel marketplace for self-employed travel entrepreneurs, we’ve been changing lives for the past 30 years, empowering over 2,000 global independent travel agents to run successful leisure and corporate travel businesses. We pride ourselves in remaining a company that truly cares and one that has never wavered from its purpose; to redefine what personal means for a travel business.
Our Travel Counsellors are supported by a team of over 300 super-talented people in our Support Offices to help them create unique, inspiring and exciting experiences for their customers, whilst building lasting personal relationships that bring them back to us, time and time again.
Our unique approach within the workplace – as well as towards customers – has seen us receive numerous awards and accolades, including being named as The Best Place to Work in Travel at the 2022 TTG Travel Industry Awards, placing in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work list 2023 (Large Company) as well as being the first travel company to be awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category!
We are currently expanding at a phenomenal rate – on the back of what is our record year in terms of revenue (over £930m) - and so are looking for outstanding individuals to join our dedicated Head Office team, to help the company continue to flourish.
About the Role
Ourcustomers areat the heart of Travel Counsellors’ business, and we monitor and adapt to their booking behaviour in a fast-moving environment. Reporting tothe FP&A Manager, you will be responsible for preparing analysis andreports to shine a light on business KPIs andprovide insightfor strategic and operational decision-making.This role is ideally suited tocandidates who are intellectually curious,have a methodicalapproach withdata, andrelish opportunities toprovideclear and relevantinsight to non-Financecolleagues to galvanise action andperformance.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Provide support in the preparation of monthly Board Reports includingfinancial and non-financial KPIs.
Produce weekly trading reportsof business performance and highlight trends to Directors and keystakeholders
Daily performance reporting
Increase the automation of reports through transferring reportsfrom Excel to Power BI
Pro-actively develop innovative reports and analyses to better challenge and support commercial decision-making in an evolving environment
Support the Finance team with preparing budgets and forecasts.Subsequently, report actual performance against these forecasts
Engage in continuous improvement of existing reports to make the processes more efficient and effective
Ad-hoc analysisfor senior stakeholders, asrequired
Skills and Experience Required
Previous experience with visualisation/BI tools e.g. Power BI
Proficient with Excel and able to work extensively with numbers and figures
Experience in a Finance analyst or similar reporting/analyticsrole
Not necessarilyrequired to hold a Finance qualification but must hold an interest infinancial information and the value financial analysis brings to business performance
Flexible hybrid working model.
Career development and promotional opportunities
25 days holidays (increasing to 28 after 5 years of service)
A Moments That Matter Day (annually)
Enhanced Maternity/ Paternity pay.
Holiday buy and sell.
3 paid days of charity leave
Company events, socials, and incentives
Company Pension scheme
Salary sacrifice, company car scheme
3 x death in service
Free breakfast, fruit, and hot/cold beverages