Management Accountant

Chris Eastwood Automotive Ltd
Milton Keynes, UK
14 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant

To produce regular and precise management accounts and notes for both branch purposes (Departmental and General Managers) and the group (Head Office). To embrace all financial procedures and policies and, most importantly, be responsible for protecting company assets especially cash, debtors and stocks. Meeting Manufacturer deadlines with the timely production of monthly management accounts with supporting schedules and reconciliations. To have a direct input into the control and reduction of costs throughout the group's dealerships, specifically overheads.

Key Tasks:

• To produce accurate monthly and annual management accounts along with notes, to company deadlines.
• Balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring accruals are accurately recorded.
• To supervise sales administration staff and accounting functions including sales and purchase ledger.
• To take responsibility for producing monthly payroll return and addressing staff queries.
• React to internal and external auditors' requests and take control over the production of year end returns (which are then assimilated into group statutory accounts).
• To be responsible for preparing forecasts and plans as dictated by the group and Manufacturer.
• Prepare and complete the Franchise composite returns to Manufacturer deadlines.
• To follow company procedures on debtor meetings, keeping under limits of debts and take control of the debt collection process.
• Take overall responsibility for departmental cash and subsequent banking. Insist on regular cash reconciliations.
• Ensure all cheques are countersigned by authorised managers.
• Reconciliation of car sales, stock reports, funding reconciliations and vehicle ledgers.
• Mastermind the monthly physical stock check of used cars and bi-annual parts stock checks.
• To control the company's assets and maintain the fixed assets register

Company car is provided

Previous motor retail experience in a volume environment is essential

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