Automotive Assistant Accountant

Perfect Placement
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Automotive, Motor Trade Job: Automotive Assistant Accountant Required in Stockport.

Salary: Up to £27,000 Per Annum
Term: Full Time, Permanent

Motor Trade Jobs / Automotive Vacancies: Automotive Assistant Accountant Required for Prestige Main Dealer - Stockport

Our client, an Automotive main dealer in the Stockport area is currently looking to hire an experienced Assistant Accountant.

Key Purpose of the Role:
- To support the production of monthly accounts. To ensure the correct and efficient control and input of incoming and outgoing payments.
- Responsibility for ensuring the financial integrity of local accounts and for following procedures and controls such that information is relevant and timely.

You are required to maintain ethical standards in accordance with the Company's Policies and the Company's Compliance Guidelines and Policies including Anti-Bribery and all relevant competition law.
To ensure that within your area of operation all regulations and standards with regards to FCA are adhered to.

Employee Focus:
* Support with the development and training, motivation and performance of other junior members of the accounts team, where applicable.
* To actively contribute to the development of effective team working.
* Work with functional colleagues to ensure the effective operation of the market area.

Financial/Operational Focus:
* Daily banking to be recorded, reconciled and posted daily. Management and creation of customer accounts. Bank statements to be posted and reconciled daily. Liaising with the bank on a daily basis in respect of special cheques and telegraphic transfers.
* Debt control. Managing unallocated cash daily and ensuring no overdue or aged debts (retail or finance).
* Purchase Ledger. Registering all Purchasing Ledger invoices for Central Services and ensuring all suppliers invoices are posted and authorised promptly.
* Posting authorised invoices to the Nominal Ledger.
* Prepare Purchase Ledger BACs payments.
* Raise CHAPs payments to suppliers as required.
* Process central supplier rebates, and distribute to sites.
* Creditors Control. Managing unallocated cash daily
* Inter Company Balances. Agree Inter Company Balances; investigate and resolve all differences.
* Raise & process Inter Account Bank Transfers (IAT's)
* Ensure all purchase invoices are authorised prior to posting and all supplier statements reconciled prior to payment.
* Control of cashbook, direct debit and petty cash postings. Management of unallocated payments and reconciliation of payments cash book. Safeguard of Company cheque book and petty cash.
* Ensure all company financial controls are adhered to and any discrepancies reported to Line Manager.
* Provide data to ensure corrective action is taken to minimise the risk to the business. Assist with ad hoc reports / schedules as required to complete month end accounts and any other statutory reporting requirements.
* Complete Fixed Asset additions & disposals schedule is completed for the "Knowledge".
* To input variable pay (bonuses & overtime) for the CSU & CRM into the payroll.
* Prepare & Distribute the Credit Control League
* Monthly Debtors Analysis for MOTY (Manager of the year)
* Reconciliation of the Purfleet compound vehicle stock checks.
* Review & action Deposit Refund requests from the dealerships for centrally held deposits.
* Record Sickness, holiday and absence records for relevant MBRG Central Services staff.
* To ensure that within their area of operation health and safety is adhered to.
* Internal Control Responsibilities:

Skills and Experience:
* 2 years experience in a finance role ideally in the motor industry.
* Ideally studying for AAT or higher.
* Strong accounts background in purchase and sales ledgers, cash book and bank reconciliation.
* PC literate ideally with Kerridge experience.
* Full and clean driving licence.
* A team player able to perform to a high standard and deliver an extremely high level of customer satisfaction.
* Accurate with attention to detail.

If you feel this is the role for you, please apply right away!

To apply please send your CV to Alishia Douce quoting J71925, Assistant Accountant, Stockport.

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