Accounts Assistant - 12 Month FTC

Lookers plc
Gateshead, Durham, United Kingdom
25 Oct 2020
20 Nov 2020
Job role
Accounts Assistant - 12 Month FTC, Lookers plc

Nissan Gateshead


Market leading employee benefits

Nissan in Gateshead have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a 12 month FTC. The role will require you to work to set procedures on daily, weekly and monthly cycles, working closely with the rest of the Accounts and Admin team and Line Managers as appropriate carrying out weekly and monthly reconciliations to produce relevant management reports in line with group and brand standards.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review and reconcile Debtors and carry out credit control procedures
  • Assist with various monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Cashiering responsibilities (banking, petty cash)
  • Assist the management teams by resolving any accounting queries
  • Report discrepancies to the relevant departmental manager
  • Pass all authorised and coded invoices on a timely basis
  • Liaise with managers on a regular basis, building strong relationships
  • General administrative duties as and when required

What we're looking for:

  • Prior experience within a dealership or wider franchise is preferred
  • The ideal candidate will have Kerridge Rev8 experience, but not essential
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills & the ability to reconcile data in an efficient manner
  • Conscientious & demonstrates a high attention to detail while maintaining accurate records
  • Ability to work well under pressure, schedule work appropriately and show initiative improve procedures where appropriate
  • Organised; Can work successfully in pressurised situations & can handle conflicting demands
  • Can learn to work with new software quickly & efficiently & is enthusiastic, flexible & committed
  • Strong attention to detail and reconciliation skills to meets deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Exemplary communications skills and discreet with confidential and sensitive information

Why us...?
Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, eligibility to join one of our car schemes, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.

As one of the UK's Top Employers we strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.

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