Accounts Assistant

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Accounts professional looking to take on a new challenge? If so, they are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

The company are one of the top 25 dealer groups in Britain, with 37 dealerships throughout Cornwall, Devon, Somerset & Dorset. With over 1,000 staff and a turnover in excess of £600 million, they represent a range of franchises including VW, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover and Skoda.  The company is privately, family owned and is very proud of their history, determined to retain the principles of honest dealing, customer service and staff welfare that are responsible for their 55 years of success.

They now have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable finance professional seeking a permanent position to work as part of a team within a busy but friendly working environment, as their Accounts Assistant based in Yeovil, Somerset.

Accounts Assistant Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Divisional Franchise Accountant, the Accounts Assistant will work directly with the Management teams to ensure that the assets of the business are managed in the most efficient and effective manner. Your responsibilities will also include:

- Daily banking and bank reconciliations.
- Processing & posting all payment requisitions.
- Reporting & Controlling Vehicle, Cash & General debtors.
- Processing & Maintaining Sales & Purchase Ledgers.
- Processing monthly BACS payment runs.
- Controlling & Maintaining Petty Cash.
- Assisting with processing of Employee Expenses.
- Supporting the Franchise Accountant to prepare and submit accurate Management Accounts and manufacturer submissions ensuring that all entries are in line with current legislation and Group policy.
- Supporting the Franchise Accountant to prepare and maintain full and comprehensive Balance Sheet reconciliations.
- Assisting the Franchise Accountant in full involvement of all financial aspects of the Dealerships.
- Promoting and maintaining positive working relationships with all Directors, Heads of Business/Dealer Principals, Managers and colleagues.
- Maintaining clear and concise accounting records ensuring that at all times they comply with current legislation and Group policies.
- Ensuring that all systems and procedures in place within the business comply with current legislation and Group policy.
- Maintaining professional relationships with all internal and external customers.

The Ideal Accounts Assistant:

- Previous motor trade experience
- Experience using Kerridge DMS
- Well versed in the use of MS Excel & MS Word

If you are looking for your next challenge as an Accounts Assistant then we want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.