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Find your career at WorkingAwayFromHome.com

As we continue to grow, opportunities will become available to join our talented team. 

We will be hiring for several new positions throughout 2022 so please watch this space for new job vacancies. 

Finance
Manager

Work Location:

Portslade, East Sussex

Hours: Full time

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

We are seeking a Senior Bookkeeper / Finance Manager who will be charged with managing all the financial transactions of the business. The successful candidate will join report directly to the Director of Operations.

As the Senior Bookkeeper / Finance Manager you will:

  • Manage the accounts payable function – Receive invoices from suppliers, reconcile and record them and make payment at appropriate time. Previous experience of making bank payments is essential. This will at times require chasing suppliers for copy invoices and discussing charges with suppliers.

  • Manage the account receivable function – Calculating the charges that need to be made to clients based upon rental charges, additional services requested during a period and final charges upon check out. This will need to invoiced on to our client and then payments followed up if they are not made on time. Clients may query charges on invoices so good communications skills are required when liaising with clients on this.

  • Account management – Maintaining contact with both suppliers and clients, ensuring that all monies are received in and paid on in a timely fashion. Ensuring that any final charges are agreed between the supplier and the client and then managing the return of any deposits. We use both Xero and a CRM database to log all account activity so the successful candidate must be extremely diligent and organised when recording all information.

  • Manage Xero – creating all sales invoices and logging purchase invoice. Regularly completing the bank reconciliations.

  • Reporting – preparing weekly reports for the Director of Operations.

  • Other responsibilities dependent upon experience and desire – a more experience candidate with the appropriate experience could take on payroll, VAT returns and year end accounts prep.

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Account Manager

Work Location:

Portslade, East Sussex

Hours: Full time

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

We are seeking an Account Manager with high energy levels, determination and a can-do positive attitude. The successful candidate will join our sales department and report directly to the Director of Operations.

 

As an Account Manager you will:

 

  • Source and select serviced apartments in multiple countries worldwide to help build WorkingAwayFromHome.com’s database of properties.

  • Undertake in depth research for multiple locations worldwide to understand the local infrastructure and accommodation options available for clients. Present this information to clients for discussion about the best solution available.

  • Network with property owners, property investors, letting agents, serviced apartment operators to build rapport and excellent working relationships.

  • Identify serviced apartments and match them against clearly defined client accommodation requirements. Present accommodation solutions in the form of apartments, houses and other types of accommodation to clients.

  • Work closely with the Business Development team to ensure that all accommodation requirements are clearly understood. The successful candidate will be involved from the early stages of the WorkingAwayFromHome.com business cycle from receiving the accommodation requirement through to concluding the deal.

  • Negotiate contracts and rates with serviced apartment owners.

  • Deal with general enquiries relating to contracts, payments, logistics, complaints, etc.

  • The successful candidate will be liaising with a diverse customer base and gathering as much information as possible to ensure maximum revenue.

  • The role will be largely office based. If the successful candidate demonstrates potential, they will have the opportunity to travel internationally.

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Accommodation Consultant

Work Location:

Portslade, East Sussex

Hours: Full time

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

CLOSED

We are seeking an Accommodation Consultant with high energy levels, determination and a can-do positive attitude. The successful candidate will join our sales department and report directly to the Managing Director.

As an Accommodation Consultant, you will:

  • Source and select serviced apartments across the globe.

  • Working closely with the Property Manager you will maintain the database and record availability of accommodation.

  • Network and advertise to new serviced apartment owners.

  • Identify serviced apartments and match them against clearly defined client accommodation requirements.

  • Work closely with the Business Development Director to ensure that all accommodation requirements are clearly understood. The successful candidate will be involved in the full business cycle from receiving the accommodation requirement through to concluding the deal.

  • Negotiate contracts and rates with serviced apartment owners.

  • Deal with general enquiries relating to contracts, payments, logistics, complaints, etc.

  • The successful candidate will be liaising with a diverse customer base and gathering as much information as possible to ensure maximum revenue.

  • The role will be largely office based. If the successful candidate demonstrates potential, they will have the opportunity to travel internationally.

  • You will be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills to work with cross-functional teams to deliver successful outcomes. You will thrive on complex client requirements and be personally motivated to provide the best solution to challenging problems.

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Accommodation Administrator

Work Location:

Portslade, East Sussex

Hours: Full time

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

CLOSED

We are looking for an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver and organised. Ensuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position.

 

As an Administrative Assistant, you will:

  • We work on a variety of email campaigns. You will assist in formatting material for mail merges to existing clients, potential new clients, and accommodation owners. The administrative assistant will help to gather information to facilitate the campaigns. This will involve data extraction tasks and online research. Online research will involve utilising LinkedIn to identify key people for WAFH to target. Additional tasks on LinkedIn will involve using InMail’s and sending connection requests. You will work closely with the Business Manager to ensure successful campaigns.

  • Maintain office supplies and equipment by checking inventory and order items.

  • Assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers, copy machines.

  • Respond to questions and requests for information from external parties.

  • Liaising with external suppliers and problem solving.

  • Answer incoming calls and deal with enquiries.

  • Undertaking daily internet research (Google searches) to source new accommodation to add to our constantly expanding property database.

  • Research accommodation options in perspective locations and arrange meetings for the business development and property manager ahead of travel.

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