• Location

    Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Administration and Accounts

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joel Vincent

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Accountant Required in Shoreham
Monday to Friday - 8:30 - 17:30
Up to £40,000 based on experience
Automotive independent dealership

Our Client, a well-established independent dealership is looking for an accountant or an assistant accountant to join their busy team.

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities for the firm across multiple sites and the supervision of two full time staff.

Your main duties:

  • Forming the monthly management accounts pack
  • Maintenance of the nominal ledger
  • Working capital management and reporting
  • VAT returns
  • Payroll
  • Preparing for statutory audit including end of year accounts up to trial balance and accompanying information for external auditors
  • Working with department heads and key management to form annual budgets
  • Analyse and advise on financial impact of management decisions
  • Oversee the day to day running of the purchase and sales ledgers and cashbook
  • Implement system and process improvements

What we're looking for:
An Accountant or experienced Assistant Accountant with relevant qualifications
Prior experience in Motor Trade accounting
The ideal candidate will have Pinnacle experience but this isn't essential
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and the ability to use these to reconcile data in an efficient manner
Conscientious and demonstrates a high attention to detail while maintaining accurate records
Ability to work well under pressure, schedule work appropriately and show initiative to improve procedures where appropriate
You should be enthusiastic, flexible and committed.

At Perfect Placement we specialise in Automotive Careers, so if this Dealership Accountant Job interests you or you would like to find out about any other Dealership Jobs in the East Sussex area please contact Joel at Perfect Placement today!

We have a wide range of Motor Trade Jobs across the whole of the UK, so if you are looking for something slightly different, be sure to get in touch with our Team of Automotive Recruiters.