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Divisional Vehicle Accountant

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7 Jul 2022

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Divisional Vehicle Accountant

Lookers (Yorkshire) Home based

Contract Type: Permanent, Job ref. req11924

Market leading employee benefits

At Lookers Ford, we have an exciting and rarely available opportunity for an experienced Accountant with automotive industry experience to join our world class team as Divisional Vehicle Accountant. It is the perfect opportunity to join an industry leading employer and develop your career. The role requires frequent travel between our Lookers Ford locations throughout the UK.

As Divisional Vehicle Accountant, it will be your job to oversee all vehicle financial and administrative activities within the Lookers Ford Division. You will support the Ford Senior Management team in achieving finance and compliance objectives by providing robust and accurate controls and financial reporting.

You will maintain a constant review of working capital levels, review final accounts and ensure accuracy and reconciliation of final accounts. It will include supporting Senior Management with specific investigations into departmental management accounts and financial performance.

You will lead highly skilled Sales Administration teams, coaching and developing them professionally. You will ensure that they are suitably trained and have adequate system access, as well as kept up to date with all Lookers policies and procedures and FCA guidelines.

Interested?! Continue reading to gain an understanding of what we're looking for!

You will be a qualified Accountant with prior demonstrable experience in the automotive industry. You will have extensive knowledge of the Key loop Autoline DMS system (formerly Kerridge), and FCA compliance regulations.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills: verbal and written, and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders across the business including; manufacturers and third parties.

Most importantly, we are looking for someone that brings their best self to work each day and strives to be the best in class.
So, if you want the opportunity to showcase your talents and reap the rewards of working for a market leader apply today.

Why us...?

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;

Enhanced holidays that increase with service
Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
Smart Health - free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
For some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received
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