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Accounts Manager - Maternity Cover 12 month contract

  • Job added:   2 October 2020
  • Salary :   £29000
  • Location :   Maidstone
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-11160712
  • Company :   Arden Group

We are looking for an Accounts Manager for a 12-month contract, covering Maternity leave at our Maidstone Retailer. 

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, logically minded, have strong organisational skills and be able to meet tight deadlines, along with being committed, hardworking,  have excellent attention to detail and an analytical mind.

The role also involves the use of several software packages unique to the motor trade:  experience in accounts is a pre-requisite, and a high level of competency in IT skills is a MUST! 

The role involves accurate production of management accounts within 5 working day. Duties include, overseeing the accounts team ensuring they will meet their deadlines, reporting to the Finance Director and other accountants across the business, holiday cover for this team, and assisting in payroll preparation.  A full job description is available.

Arden Maidstone Limited is an established and growing automotive independent in the UK, with offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone Kent. The company has two successful retailers:  Arden Maidstone BMW & MINI and Arden Tunbridge Wells, BMW, MINI  & MOTORRAD– each offering sales, service and parts facilities.  The business offers career opportunities, state of the art showrooms, service centres, training resources and very competitive earnings packages.


If you see yourself in the above position and would like to find out more about what it is like to be part of the Arden Group, please apply now!

Thank you for submitting your CV for the vacancy at Arden Maidstone. 


For further information regarding Arden Maidstone Ltd and BMW Group UK please visit our websites.

We will be assessing the applications over the next month and will be contacting the shortlisted candidates for interviews thereafter.  Should you not hear back within 30 days of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.  You are welcome to re-apply for any future roles advertised on our websites or via the internet. 

Please note, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation which is in effect from 25th May 2018, your CV will be held for no longer than six months in our records, after which time it will be securely destroyed unless you are successful in securing employment with us, in which case it will form part of your employment record.

Ahead of being invited to an initial interview, you may be required to complete tasks that assist us in the fair shortlisting of candidates.  These tasks will vary depending on the vacancy, but usually include a maths and a written exercise and a department specific task. Those candidates meeting the necessary standards and criteria will then be invited to participate in the recruitment process.


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