Dealership Accountant

  • Location

    Farnham, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Car Dealership, Administration and Accounts

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Martin Bane

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Dealership Accountant Required in Farnham

  • Up to £40,000 Basic
  • Franchised Dealership

Our Client is looking for an experienced dealership accountant to join their busy team.

You MUST HAVE previous dealership experience within the motor trade.

Initially, the role will be to work through the take on balances and closing balances, to ensure all ledgers are reconciled, concentrating on the vehicle and nominal ledgers, agreeing on current balances, investigating anomalies through the Pinnacle Dealership system, reporting on these weekly to the Finance Controller and posting corrections.

Your main duties as a Dealership Accountant:

  • Ensure all vehicle bonus accounts are reconciled monthly, and report all outstanding bonus payments
  • Ensure payment of all vehicle debtors and transactions at month-end and issue report to Head of Finance and Sales Managers
  • Reconciliation of all vehicle profits on a weekly basis, report to the sales managers on any discrepancies and ensure any adjustments needed to Pinnacle and DOC are made to ensure agreement
  • Ensure all vehicle bonus accounts are reconciled monthly, and report all outstanding bonus payments
  • Ensure vehicle balance sheet accounts reconciliations are completed monthly
  • Adhere to month-end cut-offs, procedures and deadlines
  • Compile month-end data in accordance with task list Maintain archiving by filing as and when required
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety / environmental / company policies
  • Maintain and monitor control of accounting processes to mitigate risk to the business
  • Adhere to month-end cut-offs, procedures and deadlines
  • Deputise for the Head of Group finance as required
  • Contribute to operational team meetings to help formulate best practice and new initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to deliver the best results for the Dealer Group
  • Keep up to date on industry and legislation developments and make recommendations as appropriate

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 Farnham and Guildford, Surrey area please contact Martin Bane at Perfect Placement today!

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