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Senior Accountant

WeTravel

WeTravel

Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 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
€65,000 - €75,000 / year
Reporting To
Dan Hayes

Role and Responsibilities

As a Senior Accountant at WeTravel, you will play a pivotal role in managing and optimizing our accounting systems and processes. You'll be entrusted with the day-to-day accounting operations, focusing on ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial data. Your responsibilities will include overseeing the reconciliation of accounts receivable and payable, managing ledger balances, and facilitating the preparation of financial statements.

Your expertise will also extend to overseeing the accounting activities of our Dutch subsidiary, collaborating with external tax advisors, and ensuring compliance with local regulations and GAAP.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Experience of accounting and/or finance experience, with a preference for backgrounds in fast-paced startups.
  • Comprehensive understanding of accounting principles and procedures. An advanced degree in Accounting is preferred.
  • Proficient in managing general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
  • Technologically adept with a strong motivation to streamline and enhance accounting processes.
  • Meticulous, with excellent analytical, planning, and reporting skills.
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Excel/Google Sheets, and Stripe.
  • Effective communication in English and the ability to establish robust working relationships with both external advisors and internal teams.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in public accounting.
  • CPA or CMA qualifications.
  • Familiarity with Dutch accounting standards.
  • Dutch language skills.

Highly Valued

  • Expertise in accounts receivable, collections processes, and international payroll.
  • Knowledge of SaaS or subscription-based business models and reporting standards.

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.

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.