Group Accountant

Company Fusion Ltd
North West London
£50000 - £55000 Per Annum
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Fusion Limited is working with one of the UK's top dealers for prestige cars including Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Rolls-Royce. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Group Accountant to join their busy team in North Acton, London.

The Package - What you could earn

  • Basic salary paying between £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
  • OTE paying up to £60.000 per annum
  • Car Allowance £450 per month
  • Working Days/Hours: Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm

Group Accountant - Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee & manage the finance function for the group.
  • Prepare the monthly management accounts, review with dealership management and submit to Group within the agreed timetables.
  • Assist in the preparation of the weekly profit forecasts, review with dealership management and submit to Group within the agreed timetables.
  • Complete and submit composite data for manufacturers as required in line with their input deadlines.
  • Reconcile the bank account on a daily basis. Set up or authorise bank payments as necessary.
  • Produce and distribute daily aftersales DOC.
  • Reconcile and review all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Process and manage all aspects of the divisional payroll function.
  • Prepare the VAT return.
  • Assist the management team in the preparation of annual budgets.
  • Carry out physical vehicle stock checks on a quarterly basis and reconcile to control accounts.
  • Supervise the purchase ledger, cashier and credit control roles within the accounts department to include the management and appraisal of staff.
  • Review the purchase ledger reconciliations and payment runs and also review the ledger monthly for unauthorised invoices, payments on account and debit balances.
  • Review sales ledger reconciliations, bad debt provision, and payment on account.
  • Attend management meetings as required. Such meetings could be at any location within the Group
  • Prepare full and half year accounts packs for submission to Group and deal with audit visits and queries from the Group Auditors.
  • Organise and lead credit control meetings on a monthly basis or more frequently if required.
  • Download and post warranty credit notes.
  • Process direct credits and debits from manufacturers.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register.
  • Maintain the accrual module on Autoline and process accruals monthly.
  • Monitor daily exception reports from the Autoline system and deal with issues as they arise.
  • Monitor the working capital and assist the management team in the day to day management of cash debt, vehicle debt, fully paid stock, warranty debt etc.
  • Endeavour to resolve customer or supplier queries in a courteous and efficient manner.

The Person - Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • You will ideally have an Accountancy qualification ACCA, ACA, ICAEW, CIMA, ACMA etc
  • You will have prior "Group Accounts" experience
  • Experienced preparing Management accounts and assisting in making budgeting decisions
  • Prior experience in the automotive industry preferable within a prestige cars environment
  • Strong basic accountancy & report writing skills
  • Strong organisation and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers