Travel Accounting Specialist

Date: May 25, 2024

Location: Thornhill, ON, CA, L3T 7P7

Company: CAA Club Group

 Travel Accounting Specialist - Contract

About Us

 

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe - whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our 2.4M+ Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward.

Who we are

 

Get ready to drive your career forward. Life at CAA Club Group is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development - and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results.

We are caring.  We are leaders.  We are innovators.  We are collaborative.

We work hard and play hard. We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it.

 

Position Details

Our Finance team is seeking a highly motivated and career minded individual contributor to join in the role of Travel Accounting Specialist for a period of 12 months

What You Will Do

  • Complete payment transactions including wires, EFT, and cheques
  • Perform month-end closing activities such as preparing journal entries
  • Perform month-end fiscal month roll-over
  • Analyze, investigate, and troubleshoot billing discrepancies or misapplied cash transactions
  • Analyze supplier payable and customer receivable reports
  • Communicate discrepancies and missing payment approvals for adjustment and correction
  • Process disbursement to travel vendors and customers
  • Perform various daily and monthly account reconciliations
  • Perform a thorough analysis of the incentive commission calculations based on the respective collective agreements, bonus plan terms and administrative guidelines
  • Analyze supplier statements and verify payment discrepancies to resolve supplier inquiries
  • Participate in UAT testing for application systems and perform all aspects of verification
  • Analyze, triage, and manage system defects and work closely with the development team to track, prioritize, and fix/close the defects
  • Carries out duties such as filing partner reports, contracts, ordering supplies, etc.

Who You Are

  • Minimum one (1) year experience in the Canadian Travel Industry in a sales, product, or administrative role.
  • TICO certified (or able to become certified within six months) would be asset but not an essential requirement
  • Strong knowledge of accounts receivables and testing disciplines and methodologies
  • Knowledge of finance and billing application systems and reporting tools within the travel industry
  • Consummate team player
  • Superior organizational skills, self-confidence and initiative
  • Internal/external partner relationship management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities and analytical thinking mindset
  • Travel Course or equivalent experience is an asset

 

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). CCG will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

 As an organization we are focused on Member safety, which includes the safety and well-being of our Associates. Therefore, you must be and remain fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.