Dealership Accountant - Surrey

Posted 4 days ago by Michael Page Finance
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Part of a large group - Looking for an Accountant for an automotive dealership based in Surrey.

Client Details

Large, listed group of car dealerships with operations across the UK.

Description

  • Provide financial support to all areas of the business including operational, financial and divisional management as and when required.
  • Production of accurate monthly management accounts in accordance with group policies and procedures which are to be submitted in accordance with group reporting deadlines.
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with group and divisional reporting requirements and deadlines.
  • Working Capital Management to include:
  • Management and recovery of sales ledger debt.
  • Stock control incorporating sales and after-sales functions.
  • Optimisation of funding facilities.
  • Cash flow forecasting.
  • Weekly working capital review with operational management.
  • Attendance at monthly and quarterly business reviews.
  • Analysis and interpretation of dealership key performance indicators.
  • Management and review of cost base incorporating:
  • Continual review and challenge of dealership cost base.
  • Review and where applicable consolidation of supplier base.
  • Maintenance of contracts database.
  • Ensure compliance with all centrally negotiated group supply deals.
  • Management and control of all dealership financial information reporting incorporating:
  • Preparation and submission of financial forecasts.
  • Manufacturer composite submissions.
  • Vehicle profit report reconciliations.
  • All other ad-hoc financial reporting requirements.
  • Custodian of dealerships assets and ensure compliance with Group Authority Matrix.
  • Internal Audit compliance.
  • Management of on-site accounts and sales administration teams incorporating:
  • Performance management and review.
  • Annual appraisal and regular one to one reviews.
  • Additional responsibilities as and when required in accordance with needs of business.

Profile

To be considered you will have experience as an accountant within the automotive sector

Job Offer

Salary of c. £48,000 plus car and benefits

Required skills

  • Dealership Accountant

Reference: 40880528

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