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Assistant Management Accountant - 0015

Assistant Management Accountant - 0015

Posted 8 January by BCA

BCA operates the largest used-vehicle marketplace in the UK and Europe operating in 10 countries, 60 different locations, selling 1.3 million vehicles per annum. BCA touches over 3.5m vehicles a year as it provides services along the vehicle life cycle from port to dealerships for new vehicles to refurbishment and logistics for used vehicles and the core re-marketing and auction operations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join British Car Auctions, a fast paced company that really values your skills and hard work - a chance to work for BCA, a positive and focused team working for Europe’s largest vehicle remarketing company.

Main purpose of job:

To efficiently and effectively deliver the UK’s financial reporting and transaction processing requirements, in line with the Groups’ financial objectives.

Main Responsibilities:

  • UK accounting: GL and Balance sheet control accounts - manage all aspects of both the controls, Input and reporting requirements particularly for the following activities:
    • Prepayments and accruals
    • Stock reconciliations and reporting
  • Assist with month end reporting to the group team
  • Provide audit information while liaising with auditors as required for a clean audit.
  • Variance analysis and reporting on key areas of the accounts.
  • Engagement with branch network and corporate support functions.
  • Any other duties as assigned

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm

Essential Criteria

Excellent communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Attention to detail and accuracy


Self-managing and motivating

Ability to work to tight deadlines

Flexible / adaptable

Numerate and logical

Technical / Professional Expertise

University degree preferable

Part qualified to finalist accounting qualifications or equivalent

Experience in managing the GL is essential

Computer literate with finance packages, with Microsoft NAV being an advantage.

Advanced level of knowledge with MS Excel.

Experience of working with all management levels.

Working for BCA

We have been bringing together buyers and sellers for nearly 70 years. Starting in 1946 as Southern Counties Car Auctions, we were one of the first companies to let people across the UK buy and sell a wide range of cars at auction, from budget run-arounds to exotic imports.

Working for BCA you will receive;

Benefits include a minimum of 31 days holiday Inc. Bank Holidays

Company pension scheme

Internal promotion as much as possible

Free parking onsite

Cycle to work scheme

Subsidised onsite restaurant

Reward scheme that offers online and high street discounts

If you're looking for a career that has great teamwork, training, rewards, long-term scope and is going places - apply now!

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Accruals
  • Balance Sheet
  • Reporting
  • Month End Close

Reference: 36973266

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