Finance and Systems Co-ordinator

  • Job Reference: Cornish Holiday Cott
  • Date Posted: 19 December 2019
  • Recruiter: Unlocking Potential
  • Location: Falmouth, Cornwall
  • Salary: £18,500 to £20,500
  • Sector: Accounting, Administration, Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Cornish Holiday Cottages is entering an exciting phase of growth and change with plans to switch to internal cloud-based systems. As a result, a new role has developed to help us implement these changes.

We require a self-motivated, conscientious, super organised person. Your role will be diverse as part of a small team, where no two days are the same. Do you have a good head for numbers, experience with cloud-based accounting software and excellent customer service?

Role summary: To assist the Accounts Manager to manage the company’s client and office accounts systems efficiently and accurately.

Key tasks:              

  • Preparing the monthly client account statements to reflect holiday home income and expenditure.
  • Reconciliation of the business bank, client bank and card processing accounts on a weekly basis.
  • Assist with annual account preparation and VAT reporting submission.
  • Booking administration including dealing with holiday enquiries and reservations for guests over the telephone and processing bank transfers.
  • Providing excellent customer care to clients and guests.
  • Liaising with housekeepers and trades people to maintain standards throughout our holiday home portfolio and remedy issues that may arise.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with evolving priorities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally in a personable and service orientated manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Naturally organised and with the ability to prioritise.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications.


Experienced in cloud-based accounting software.

Company Description

Cornish Holiday Cottages is a small, long established, holiday letting agent, managing 90+ holiday homes in the Falmouth and Helford River area. Our small team operate out of our office/shop front in the centre of Mawnan Smith village, the heart of the area we cover.

Closing date: 24th January 2020