Market Area Accountant

Inchcape PLC
Chester, UK
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Market Area Accountant - Jaguar Land Rover Chester and Preston
Role Requirements

As an Accountant you will provide an effective and efficient accountancy service to Retail Centre(s) Management Team, and ensure that financial controls are maintained in line with Company procedures. This role is covering both the Jaguar Land Rover Chester and Preston retail centres so you will be required to travel between these on a weekly basis.

To be a success as an Accountant, you will have
  • To prepare financial Budgets
  • To work to tight deadlines at month/year end
  • Analyse and interpret data
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A thorough knowledge and practical experience of accounting systems, processes and financial reporting.

Accountant Responsibilities
  • Ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are completed in line with Inchcape procedures
  • Provide commercial and financial guidance to General Managers on new initiatives or procedures..
  • Control proper banking procedures in line with Company policy.
  • Prepare monthly accounts, forecasts and trends to meet required deadlines
  • Prepare DOC for management control to meet required deadlines.
  • Prepare annual budget to agreed deadlines and parameters.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors as required over audit and produce year end financial results.
  • Control Company's fixed assets including demonstrator vehicles.
  • Prepare and submit VAT Returns.
  • Prepare and maintain relevant schedules for year end tax returns.
  • Recruit, coach and develop staff where appropriate.
  • Submit returns to manufacturer a required.
  • Ensure that Kerridge system is accurately maintained.


Accountants will receive a guaranteed base salary, plus an excellent bonus structure, we also offer great benefits including:
  • 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years
  • Company car
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Discount gym membership
  • Vehicle purchase discount
  • Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers
  • Cycle to work scheme

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