Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Inchcape Retail Limited
Location
Liverpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1238341644
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Accountant - Inchcape Finance Centre, Liverpool

This is full time position working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

Purpose of the role

The Assistant Accountant will support the financial integrity of the Balance Sheet, using efficient and effective accounting and reporting processes.

Job Role and Responsibilities

* Responsibility for the efficient, accurate and timely accounting for financial transactions, including the production of routine month-end reports ensuring compliance with applicable accounting, tax, legislative and other regulatory standards.

* Preparation of relevant GL and Sub-Ledger Balance Sheet reconciliations and reviews

* Comply with all policies and processes ensuring adherence to the Minimum Control Framework; act as a point of contact for internal and external audit requirements

* Full accountability and ownership of any allocated Franchise specific balance sheet accounts e.g. bonus debtor, vehicle funding

* Responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the Franchise P&L

* Full Accountability and ownership of investigating & resolving internal / external Customer / Supplier issues

Skills and Experience Required

Customer Focus

* Ability to manage a range of external and internal customer requirements, some of which may be conflicting, with integrity and professionalism

* Maintaining a strong relationship with any OEM contacts, recognising the dynamics of the relationship

* Strong communication skills, able to delegate effectively, prioritise requests and workload

Operational Focus

* Able to organise and manage your own workload to consistently deliver to deadlines and work to high standards.

* Conscientious, with an ability to delve into detail

* Responsibility for ensuring that any Franchise specific accounting is consistent with all other Franchises

Business Focus

* Understand the importance of fostering partnerships and good working relationships with stakeholders and internal customers

* Part qualified accountant (AAT/CIMA/ACA/ACCA

* Ability to maintain professional integrity even under pressure, understanding when to escalate

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People Focus

* Responsible for your own development

* Contributes to creating a positive, achieving, rewarding working environment

* Sets an example with high levels of personal integrity, always 'doing the right thing'

Revenue/Finance Focus

* Operates with a strong sense of financial control; embeds a culture of ownership and accountability

* Actively seeks to deliver a better level of service through continuous improvement

Inchcape Colleague Benefits

You will receive a competitive base salary along with great benefits including:

* 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years' service

* Company Pension Scheme

* Life Assurance

* Discount gym membership

* Vehicle purchase discount

* Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

* Cycle to work scheme

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