Assistant Accountant

Vacancy Filler
Blackpool, UK
06 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is the largest prestige motor group covering Cumbria, the North East, Lancashire and the South of Scotland and has been successfully trading for over 40 years. Privately owned and family-run, the company prides itself on its professional yet personal approach in dealing with and supporting its customers and staff, always committed to the communities it serves. They currently have 6 BMW and MINI retailers as well as operating 8 franchise dealerships representing brands including Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo, Honda, Honda Motorcycles and Motorrad, and 5 state-of-the-art Bodyshops.

A rare opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join the busy team at their Blackpool Branch.

The Candidate:

* Ideally with an eye for detail and an ability to work in a very ' reactive ' environment. Part qualified in either CIMA or ACCA is a prime requisite.
* Applicants must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office and have previous experience in a similar role within the motor industry. A working knowledge of CDK Kerridge would be advantageous.

As an Assistant Accountant, your duties will include:

* Assistance with the preparation of monthly management accounts to tight reporting deadlines for our BMW & MINI Centres along with our Prestige Car Centre
* Reconciliation of month end control accounts and vehicle funding lines
* Reconciliation of manufacturer statements and direct debits
* Daily bank reconciliations, purchasing card reconciliations and bank postings
* Supporting and supplying departmental managers with financial analysis as required
* Direct daily responsibility for a small team along with the site Accountant.
* Other ad hoc duties as required such as debt chasing and compliance and risk analysis.


* 30 days annual leave
* Preferential staff car scheme offered for both BMW and MINI and available to you and your family.
* Company pension scheme

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