Group Accountant

Personnel Group
Lincoln, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
GROUP Accountant

Our client, a car franchise currently requires a Group Accountant to help with the day to day running across 2 dealerships.

The company has been running for over 50 years, starting with one member of staff in a small garage. Due to consistent progression and expansion, they now have two multi-million-pound dealerships and are expanding once again. As a Group Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in the future success of the company.

Key Responsibilities

Department Cultural Leadership

·We are a family business; we have customer care at the core of everything we do.We can only achieve this by having a team of happy and motivated staff.

·You will be responsible for making our business the very best place to work.We cannot expect happy customers without happy staff.

Monthly Management Account Production

·Leading the Accounts Team to Produce Accurate Management Accounts within 10 Working Days

·Producing Variance Analysis of Month End Position to Internal Forecast

·Managing the accounts team to ensure accurate and complete day to day processing of all transactions

Performance Optimisation

·Working with the management team to identify areas of potential profit improvement and cost reduction

·Presentation of Financials at Senior Management Meetings

·Debtor Control

Working Capital Management

·Continuous Working Capital Reviews and Reporting (Stock, Debtors, Cash) Full Reconciliation and Responsibility for All Sales Ledger Debtors

·Responsible for Credit Control Operations

Group Management Responsibilities

·FCA Compliance

·VAT Return

·SPOC for External Auditors


·5 Year Plan Adherence & Course Correction

·3 Year Plan Adherence & Course Correction

·Annual Business Plan Creation, Sense Check & Collation

Experience Required*

·3 Years in the same or equivalent role (Must be retail motor trade sector)

·Candidates are required to have held no more than 2 different positions with different employers in the last 5 years.

Key Pre-Requisite Skills Required*

·Advanced Working Knowledge and Experience of Dealership Management Accounts Creation & Submission

·Advanced Kerridge Autoline Rev 8

·Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills

·FCA Submission Working Knowledge

·VAT Return Working Knowledge


Basic Salary: £40k

Working Hours: Hours from 8am to 6pm. Longer will be required (but you won't need to be asked) to deliver a result!

Are you interested in this role?

Please apply with your CV to book an interview slot.

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