Assistant Financial Accountant

We are seeking a skilled Assistant Financial Accountant to join our Yachts Divisional Finance team, based in Croatia. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller for the Travelopia Yachts Division, we are looking for a professional individual fluent in both English and Croatian languages (written and verbal).

We are a division of a UK group called Travelopia. The division is made up of 21 operating companies across 15 countries. Two of these companies are based in Croatia – The Moorings Doo and Sunsail Adriatic Doo.

The Yachts business is an extremely exciting part of the Marine businesses operating a global fleet of over 900 boats, selling both Yachts and Charter holidays to a worldwide market under the brands The Moorings, Sunsail and Leopard Catamarans.

What you will be doing

  • Gaining a strong understanding of our business model and accounting methodology applied across the Group
  • Understanding local reporting requirements in Croatia, how these differ from IFRS and maintaining reconciliations between the two
  • Understanding the differences between local and group accounts. Working on reconciliation between local and group accounts and presenting results to the Financial Controller
  • Ongoing monthly reconciliation of local accounts and IFRS for VAT and statutory purposes
  • Ensuring that local and group bookings have valid supporting documents to ensure compliance with external audit
  • Working closely with the Financial Controller on establishing business processes
  • Further understanding of statutory and tax regulatory requirements
  • Undertaking any other duties relevant to the key tasks and responsibilities identified by the Financial Controller

What we are looking for

  • Qualified accountant with strong tax and accounting background
  • Experience in accounting, audit or tax - minimum 3 years
  • Fluent in Croatian and English
  • Intermediate Excel expertise (i.e. v-lookup, pivot tables)
  • Proactivity and someone looking for improvement on a consistent basis and taking responsibility for implementing identified improvements
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and manage various projects at once
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • Strong analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite
  • Experience with Dynamics AX 9.0 and SWING is beneficial

This role also offers some flexible working from home.

If you are looking for a new challenge, have good accounting experience, and keen to work in a fast-paced environment for an exciting travel company then this may be the opportunity for you. Apply today!


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  • Posted:
    Tue, 21 Sep 2021
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