Junior Accountant - Internship

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Junior  Accountant for its Accountancy team based in Chiasso. 

The person, reporting to the Swiss Finance Manager, will contribute to the accounting closing of the different Swiss, Italian, UK and Polish entities of the Group and will oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying the financial transactions.

We offer 9 months fixed term contract starting from 1st Of December

Key Responsibilities

  • Support month-end and year-end closing process (general accounting transactions)

  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts and other GL accounts (including bank reconciliations)

  • Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets schedules

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

Qualifications

Essential

  • Certificate or Degree in Accounting/Business/Economics or in a similar field

  • At least 6 months in a similar role and/or in an audit firm

  • Fluency in English and Italian

  • Good Office knowledge

 

Abilities/qualities 

  • Strong commitment to meeting the deadlines

  • Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail

  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate with colleagues of other Countries

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment

  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective

  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day

  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning

  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings

  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws

  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform

  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will found dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners  
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel

  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering

  • Receive a bonus after 5 and one after 10 years in the company

  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices

  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events