Sales Administrator

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Commercial Dealership, Administration and Accounts

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  • Salary:

    Up to £19000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ian Bowker

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Vehicle Sales Admin Vacancy
Circa £18,000 basic salary + overtime
Mon - Fri, 9am-5pm
Fantastic opportunity to develop your career in a reputable dealership

Our Client, a Motorhome & Caravan Dealership Group, urgently requires an experienced Sales Administrator to work within their Vehicle Admin team.

Job Responsibilities:
*To produce on a timely basis retail vehicle sales invoices, warranty, handover and part exchange documents.
*To process the transfer, sale, purchase and registration of new vehicles into used stock.
*Produce monthly sales, deliveries information and statistics for all branch vehicle transactions.
*Obtain vehicle V55 documentation and organise the taxing of vehicles. This will include liaising with customers for processing tax and registration of imported and exported vehicles.
*Provide branches with all F& I administration requirements.
*Propose customer finance applications, relay finance house decisions, write confirmation offer letters to customers and obtain settlement figures.
*Raise and check finance documentation against sales invoices as well as action non-payment notifications. Also liaise direct with finance houses with reference to administration issues and update accordingly.
*Ensure, via regular checking of the stock reports, that all computerised stock records are accurate.
*Chase all branches on vehicles that have yet to be delivered to customers and appear to have protracted delivery dates.
*Check all completed deals to ensure that VAT writebacks, where appropriate, have been actioned and that vehicles have been sold above cost price.
*Enter all registration details onto the stock records and check invoices have been correctly produced.
*Various and occasional banking (warranty, insurance, commission)
*Requesting and chasing release of vehicles for chassis manufacturers.
*Carrying out any other ad hoc tasks as may be required from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the whole business.

Person Specification:
*Languages - must be fluent in English and be able to write competently
*Excellent verbal communication skills - has the ability to convey information verbally to fellow team members and customers
*Stability under pressure - reacts well to change and stays positive despite setbacks
*Able to work as part of a team
*Able to adapt to the companies needs in the way we deliver our service.
*Reliable and takes pride in the quality of their work.
*Flexible - maintains effectiveness in a fast moving and/or changing environment and with varying tasks, responsibilities or people.
*Self motivated - must be able to work unsupervised.
*Able to stick to deadlines.
*Great problem solving is essential.

Working with and providing a quality service to support the sales function within the motor trade car dealership is an essential part of the job.

The successful candidate will be a team player and possess excellent communication and administrative skills, whilst also able to demonstrate the ability to work within deadlines.

If you are interested in this Vehicle Sales Administrator vacancy or any other Automotive Jobs in Preston, please contact Ian Bowker at Perfect Placement Today!

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