Dealership Accountant

Bristol Street Motors
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a talented Dealership Accountant to join the management team at our Ford Orpington and Bromley dealerships. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business and build your career with a PLC company where strong financial and accounting principles are built in to DNA. We invest heavily in training our management and accounting colleagues to fuel our future success.

Our Accountants are expected to be the best in the industry and as a successful and growing business we make no apologies for being highly selective in the calibre of new Accountants joining our business.

We firmly believe that the Accountant is the second in command in the dealership. This role will cover both Ford Orpington and Bromley and as such exceptional leadership skills are required as well as a proven track record within the motor industry, or equivalent experience in purchase & sales ledger, cash book & reconciliation. Ideally you will be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of Kerridge accountancy software, although this is not essential. Excellent numerical and administrative ability are essential tools for this position and you will also have the ability to communicate effectively with all financial and non-financial colleagues, clients and customers.

We are looking for individuals who possess the following competencies:

• Leading and Supervising

• Writing and Reporting

• Deciding and Initiating Action

• Analysing

• Planning and Organising

• Excellent IT and Numeracy Skills

• A full, valid UK driving license

The Dealership Accountants primary role is to provide the General Manager with financial support to drive operational performance. In addition, they clearly are responsible for the smooth running of the entire accounts function. A key aspect of the role is the delivery of timely and accurate management accounts and their integration into the Group's standard structures. You will maintain and develop controls to maximise returns and cash flow and utilise your financial and management experience to ensure the effective running of the dealership.

If you are successful you can look forward to on-going training opportunities, career progression and a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice, including a competitive salary and performance-related bonus, company car, childcare voucher scheme, share incentive plan, Vertu rewards and pension scheme. If you are interested in joining the most progressive team in the industry please apply now.