Dealership Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Administration and Accounts

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  • Salary:

    £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Contact phone:

    01483 375944

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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Dealership Accountant

£40,000 - £50,000 Basic

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Company Car

Franchised Car Dealership

Southampton, Hampshire

Our Client one of the largest used car dealer groups in the South of England is currently looking for a Dealership Account for their Multi-Million Pound Used Car Operation in Southampton.

Our Client is well established within the local area with a brand synonymous with the automotive trade in the Hampshire area. They are an expanding group committed to growth a continuous success.

The Main Purpose of Role is to provide professional financial advice to the respective Branch management teams and also to exercise control over financial aspects of the business and safeguarding Company assets. You will be planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory and compliance-related audits at all branches and head office.

Our Client is ideally looking for accountants within the automotive industry or similar industries, however if this role is of interest to you please get in touch.

What’s in it for you?

- A Competitive Basic Salary – Basic Salary up to £45,000
- Potential for Bonus
- Future Development
- Company Car
- A supportive Management Structure
- Company Pension
Duties of a Dealership Accountant with our Client:

- Providing monthly management information and financial performance reports
- Assisting with current performance and providing guidance towards future Group plans
- Drawing out trends
- Opportunities and threats in the financial performance of the assigned dealerships with particular emphasis on maximising profit opportunities
- Reviewing management controls
- Identify problem areas and recommend improvements, then following up on their implementation.
- Taking ownership of P&L and balance sheets of the dealerships within the remit.
- Periodically through the year you will be maintaining and monitoring the payroll function for the dealerships within the remit
- Co-ordinating in the production of the yearly budgets for the dealerships
- Ensuring the company complies with VAT requirements, and year-end P11D requirements
- Occasionally auditing other dealerships to ensure they operate within Group policy and comply with other statutory financial requirements.
- Undertaking analysis and ad hoc investigations at any of our clients' locations, and occasional project work in line with the remit.
What our Client expects of their Dealership Accountant:

- Previous Experience as an Automotive Dealership Accountant is ESSENTIAL
- Our Client will consider all accounting qualifications such as ACMA, FCMA or CIMA and they will also consider non-qualified applicants with lengthy experience within a growing motor retail group.
- Working knowledge of Advanced MS Excel is essential
- Experience with Pinnacle is advantageous
- Our Client would also consider applicants with working experience of Kerridge DMS or similar.
- Full UK Driving Licence. – Preferably Clean
- Focused, self-motivated
- Professional, and excellent communication skills

If this Dealership Accountant interests, you and you would like to know more about it, Dealership Accounts Manager, Car Sales Executive, Cars Sales Managers, Business Managers, Assistant Sales Manager, Sales Controller, Retail Sales Manager, or other Automotive Jobs in Southampton, Portsmouth, Gosport, Fareham, Waterlooville, Havant, Chichester, Petersfield, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Basingstoke, Alton, Farnham, Aldershot, New Alersford, Romsey, Andover, West End, Hedge End, Bishops Waltham, Denmead, Southampton, and Hampshire please contact Martin Bane at Perfect Placement.

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