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Director of Administration

lastminute.com group

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Director of Administration

Director of Administration

  • Chiasso, Switzerland
  • Full-time

Company Description

lm group is a publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry, and we operate a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Bravofly, Rumbo, Volagratis and Jetcost.

Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 43 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services.


Job Description

lm is looking for the Director of Administration for its Finance department based in Chiasso.
He/she will coordinate Accounting, Consolidation, Tax and Internal Audit Teams (approximately 40 people in 5 different offices - Chiasso, Madrid, Munich, Paris, London).


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the preparation of the Consolidated and Statutory Financial Statements for the Group and its legal entities

  • Manage the relation with external auditors

  • Ensure the necessary support for managing the accounting implications of new initiatives/processes/products

  • Provide monthly reporting package closing at consolidated, economic and financial level

  • Coordinate local tax and statutory consultants

  • Develop and implement the group tax strategy ensuring the delivery of the tax filings for all the entities of the group

  • Support Internal Audit in the performance of the related activities


 Skills and Experience


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role in a multinational group operating in different markets with multiple legal entities

  • Fluency in written and oral English



  • French or German knowledge



  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deliver clear and concise guidance and instructions to subsidiaries, other Group functions and Departments

  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with personnel at all organizational levels and contributing to a team

  • Cross- cultural sensitivity, self-motivated and used to working in a dynamic and fast paced environment

  • Flexibility of working practices, priorities and availability during peaks of the season to meet business demands

  • Ability to build strong relationships required for liaising with internal and external stakeholders

  • Proven technical skills on accounting, consolidation and tax matters

I'm interested