Job Description

Overall Job Purpose

The role is responsible for ensuring that all revenues are correctly posted into the SUN accounting system, working closely with the Revenue & Cash Control Manager and in line with the Company Standard Operating Procedures. The role is expected to take a pro-active approach and to ensure that all financial information is correct in line with Company deadlines. The Revenue Finance Assistant is required to have good communication skills.

The role sits within our Revenue Accounts Team based in the Finance Departments Transaction Services within our Support Office, Thame, Oxon. The role focuses on the delivery of financial controls surrounding all Accounts Receivable and Billing by the business which result from daily trading activities. This is a varied role and forms a key part of the Revenue Accounts Team. As the team reports in centrally you will also have exposure to the wider Group Finance function and be required to produce ad hoc reports for them. As part of the role the Finance Assistant will also work closely with Sales and Customer Services Department, Accounts Payable, Treasury and Reporting Team.


  • Reconcile, upload and post Financial and Sales Transactions files in to SUN Accounting System.

  • Assist in preparing and posting Accruals and Journals.

  • Daily & weekly Accounts Receivable billing and processing of Sales Invoices.  Billing of SOP Orders processed by Business Analysts incl. reconciling to Debtors Ledger.

  • Responsibilities will include Credit Control and debt collection (where appropriate), resolve issues for clients and Customers, copy invoices, credit notes and liaise internally to progress any problems that are being handled in other departments.

  • Accounts Receivable Billing & processing of Customer Sales invoices

  • Discount and Voucher Reconciliation and posting to Finance System

  • Reconciliation of Customer statements to Debtor aging and dealing with discrepancies

  • Reporting and posting of Group Sales Prepaid transactions. BACS & Card payment postings and invoicing matched against pro-forma payments.

  • End of TL Trading Week Accounting tasks, not limited to but including Aged Debt Report distribution, Statements and Overdue Notices, Prepaid Reports

  • Oversee Fixed Asset accounting process

  • Sun Bank Cash posting & Allocation to Sales Ledger

  • Assist the Revenue & Cash Control Manager with month-end Accounting tasks

  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations as required.

  • Assist with filing & archiving requirements and other ad hoc admin as required

  • Provide Cover for other Team Members within Revenue Accounts and the wider Transaction Services Teams (where appropriate) 


Internal: Hotels, HBST, Reporting Team, Sales Team, Customer Service Teams

External: Payment Card Providers, Banks

Person Specification: Skills, Knowledge & Qualifications


About You: You will be a self-motivated team player keen to progress and develop practical finance/accounts knowledge, skills and experience. You will have experience of working with financial data, you may have previous relevant experience gained working as part of an accounts or finance team, which would be an advantage. Most importantly, you will be:

  • IT literate with advanced knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel.

  • Confident with good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Numerate and able to maintain accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Well organised, able to prioritise effectively and work to schedules and deadlines.

  • Customer focused and able to build positive working relationships.

  • Positive and enthusiastic in your approach and comfortable adapting to change.

  • Confident to use your initiative to effectively resolve issues and ask for help where needed.

Benefit & Impact to Customers

  • Customer Satisfaction in our Back Office efficiency

  • Reduce Customer complaints on booking payment allocation

  • Encourage customers to increase bookings through Travelodge

Values to be demonstrated at all times in the role




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