Dealership Accountant - Motor Trade

Octane Recruitment
West Sussex
50000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Dealership Accountant – Motor Trade / Car Dealership
Location: near Crawley
Ref: OC6373

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Dealership Accountant for our clients site near Crawley.

This opportunity is working for a large and reputable setup, so we are looking for people with a strong and stable CV. Experience working in a Car Dealership is essential.
We may consider a strong Assistant Accountant who is ready for the next stage who can show a strong background of management accounts.

The position in main is to oversee the financial/Accounts department for the site. The position involves managing staff and dealing closely with senior management to make sure accounts are completed accurately.
Within this company the Accountants play a large part in the running of the site so in effect you are a number 2 to the General Manager. The right person must be a strong man manager and operationally minded. Having a good knowledge of the Sales and Aftersales departments will be huge benefit.

You will be in charge of a large department with a well–established team. You will be in charge of the full accounting process from start to finish and answering directly to the Financial Director.

This is an exciting opportunity with a reputable Motor dealer group. You will have the chance to expand with this group, so the individual must be confident, professional and bring an ambitious nature.

Experience needed:
We require someone with previous motor trade experience (Due to systems and processes) though it can be either volume or prestige products.
Having experience of Kerridge would be a bonus but not essential. Having your AAT, ACA or CIMA qualifications would also be beneficial though again not necessarily essential depending on level of experience.
The most important element is you have worked in a main dealership as a dealership accountant, management accountant or financial controller.

Salary: 40k–42k – plus bonus, company car & company benefits – Maybe negotiable for a strong candidate

Consultant: Martyn Biddulph

Reference: OC6373
Octane Recruitment