The Administration and Accounts Team within a Commercial Dealership act as the backbone to the smooth running of the operation. Whether it is managing cash flows, placing orders or submitting data, the Accounts department and Administrators work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the business is profitable and compliant.
Working in an Administration position at a Commercial Dealership could involve supporting the Sales, Parts or Service Department either as a Sales Administrator, Parts Administrator or a Service Administrator. These roles centre on handling customer enquiries, ordering stock, maintaining records and completing relevant paperwork. Employers will look for people with excellent communication and organisational skills to fill these roles.
The Accounts Team of a Commercial Dealership is typically made up of Accounts Assistants, A Transaction Manager, Account Managers, a Financial Controller as well as a Dealer Accountant. These roles require accounting qualifications as it is essential that all financial practice is carried out under the correct standards and procedures. Collectively they will produce and analyse the accounts of the Dealership to determine how profitable it is and how it can improve. They will monitor profit and loss forecasts, chase debtors and assist with cash flow situations and the more senior members of the team will deliver their findings to the Directors and offer their professional opinion on ways to improve.
If you are just starting out on your career within the Automotive Industry and are looking for an Administrative role or have obtained the qualifications to work within the Accounts Team, Perfect Placement has a diverse range of roles spanning across the UK Motor Trade. You can find our latest Commercial Dealership vacancies here.
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