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Senior Financial Accountant

Verenigd Koninkrijk, Schotland, Dunfermline£ 35.000 - £ 42.000 per yearFinance


Canvas Holidays is an award-winning company based in Dunfermline, offering Camping holidays across Europe. Established for more than 56 years, the company is currently going through a significant period of growth as part of the larger Vacanceselect Group, with the headoffice based in France.

In our office in Dunfermline you will have a lot of contact with your European colleagues in Alkmaar (the Netherlands), and Montpellier (France). Your direct managers are the Accounting Manager and the Finance Coordinator, both based in Alkmaar, the Netherlands. Furthermore you will be working together with another finance colleague in Dunfermline.

Key responsibilities:

  • Debtor (customers) process: receivals, reminders and refunds
  • Supplier payments
  • Bank payments
  • Memo journals
  • Intercompany reconciliations
  • Preparation of the monthly packages – forms to be submitted to the Group
  • Review of the main BS and PL items for reasonableness and accuracy
  • Participation in the audits and other occasional checks
  • Preparation and submission of the UK statistics forms and other required documents (P11D, PAYE, etc.)
  • Preparation of the annual reports based on UK GAAP (with the help from Dutch office)
  • Preparation and submission of VAT and CIT returns
  • Other local UK office administration and office related work
  • Dealing with arising questions and issues (with the help from Dutch office)


Technical skills:

  • Basic knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS is a plus
  • Preparation of the annual reports under UK GAAP
  • VAT, CIT and other tax knowledge – ability to prepare and file VAT and CIT returns
  • Good computing skills (Excel and Word)
  • Good general knowledge of financial systems (Accountview used at the moment)

Soft skills:

  • Ability and desire to work in an international environment (with colleagues from the Netherlands, France, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal and cooperative working skills
  • High attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

What we offer?

A unique job in an enthusiastic team and in an informal organization. You will work together with enthusiastic colleagues in different offices. We offer excellent secondary conditions such as discount on holidays, pension, and training opportunities. Occasional travelling for short visits to Netherlands or France could occur. Parttime working from home is possible when working fulltime hours.

Salary range based on professional skills and experience lies between 35k – 42k GBP.

Are you interested in this job or simply want to know more before applying, then please contact us.


Onze Geschiedenis

Gestart als familiebedrijf zo’n 35 jaar geleden, is Vacanceselect uitgegroeid tot de nummer 1 campingaanbieder van Europa. De meer dan 1.200 vakantiebestemmingen uit ons aanbod liggen verspreid in 16 Europese landen. Met ons Europese team van 2.000 medewerkers werken we dan ook aan een topaanbod. Het aanbod is inmiddels zo compleet dat voor elke vakantieliefhebber, van klein- tot grootschalig, van basic tot luxe, een passende vakantie te vinden is. Centraal in ons aanbod staat het genieten van het buitenleven, voor elk gezin.

Enjoy outdoors!