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Finance Manager

WeTravel

WeTravel

Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, February 24, 2024
Like the idea of a Hybrid work model?

Excited to work in an International team?

Want to work in a rapidly scaling company?

YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE...


ABOUT WETRAVEL

Travel gives people new experiences and brings them together, sometimes in life-changing ways. That’s especially the case for group travel and multi-day travel where the participants get to really immerse themselves. Passionate travel organizers make this magic happen and WeTravel is here to support those travel organizers.

We help them publish their trip offerings, take bookings, process payments, pay suppliers/vendors, and digitize their operations. This helps travel organizers get more bookings, save time, and save money.


OUR VALUES

This position presents the opportunity to work in a business-critical role in a rapidly growing company. You will also uphold our four core values:
  • Be the solution - take ownership, drive collaboration
  • Be resourceful - strive for new wins every day
  • Be honest - default to transparency
  • Be respectful - treat others like you want to be treated
We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups and would invite you to apply. A diverse workforce is a highly productive one, so why not take a chance, send us your application even if you don't meet all our requirements, we may surprise you!

“Culture add” is so much better than "culture fit" and welcome applications from all groups, irrespective of your, age, disability, gender reassignment, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, veteran status and sexual orientation.


OUR WORK ETHIC


At WeTravel, we are building a High Performance Culture where we reward top performers, expect a work environment at WeTravel that is fast-paced, demanding and deeply committed to putting our customers first. Our global footprint spans 30 countries, requiring your flexibility, agility, and dedication to our team.

Our high-performing team members are prepared to give their best by embracing the early mornings, late nights, and intensive project work. This commitment to excellence and to tackling challenges head-on is what positions us at the front of our industry.

Joining WeTravel means stepping into a dynamic, demanding environment where your contribution makes a real difference. It’s a place for those ready to dive into their work, push beyond comfort zones, and achieve collective goals through hard work and perseverance.

Here, ambition isn’t just welcomed; it’s essential for those fully committed to our mission of leading the market in the fintech SaaS space.
Department
Finance
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Amsterdam
Workplace type
Hybrid
Compensation
€70,000 - €80,000 / year
Reporting To
Mark Mangurian

Role and Responsibilities

You will assist the Controller with the ownership of our accounting systems and processes. You will manage day-to-day accounting activities to ensure compliance with US GAAP and Dutch GAAP. In this role, you will assist in the creation and execution of the company accounting policies, ensuring our ledger balances are in order, and help prepare annual statutory financial statements and audited financials.


In this role you will:
  • Play a crucial role in Wetravel’s accounting policies and procedures, the financial close process and related activities, including monthly review of financial statements, reconciliation of ledger balances and accounts with payment partners
  • Oversee the accounting operations of Dutch subsidiary and work with our external Dutch tax advisors.
  • Assist with statutory compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and relevant tax filings in the US and in the Netherlands
  • Lead outgoing international payments flow and conduct periodic reconciliations to verify the accuracy of financial transactions and manage the company’s cash flow.
  • Manage relationships with the external US auditors, International payment partners and Dutch tax advisors
  • Supervise and perform payroll as necessary.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise


Preferred experience

  • Several years of overall combined accounting and/or finance experience. Prior accounting experience in a fast moving startup is preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, with advanced degree in Accounting preferred
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • In depth knowledge of US GAAP and revenue recognition policies
  • Tech-savvy with a persistent drive to simplify and automate accounting processes.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical, planning and reporting skills.
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Excel/Google and Stripe.
  • A great communicator in English, and can build strong working relationships with external advisors and internal stakeholders.

Nice to have
  • Public Accounting Experience
  • CPA or CMA qualification
  • Knowledge of Dutch accounting principles and procedures.
  • Good communication skills in Dutch

We will be really excited if you also have:
  • Experience with accounts receivable, collections processes, international payroll experience
  • Knowledge of SaaS / subscription reporting definitions

Benefits


  • Attractive compensation
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off!
  • 2 week cross-functional onboarding training program for all new colleagues.
  • Annual team off site.
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Friday team lunches & after work social events.
  • Amazing new offices in the heart of Amsterdam - rooftop garden, right next to the Metro stop in ROKIN
  • Hybrid working model - 3 days in the office and Work From Home for the remainder
  • As a travel-related company, we have fantastic team retreats, two of our founders love surfing, so it's normally beside a great beach - it was Colombia for 2022
  • The latest tech you need to be successful.

At WeTravel, we're leading and redefining the fintech travel SaaS industry, driven by our high-performing, customer-centric ethos. As a fast-growing scale-up, we thrive on flexibility and dedication, with our global reach necessitating contact with colleagues in different time zones, requiring occasional late finishes and flexibility with your schedule to meet our ambitious goals. We're not just setting new standards; we're creating them.

About WeTravel

Founded in 2016, WeTravel provides a complete booking and payments platform for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. We give your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication all in one place.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with our secondary hub in Amsterdam, our team is driven to continuously improve our technology; ensuring that our clients always have the best possible solutions at their fingertips.