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Automotive Dealership Accountant

  • Job added:   20 March 2012
  • Salary :   £35K Basic + £5K Bonus + Company Car and Benefits
  • Location :   Oldham
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   CvWow
  • Contact :   Jamie Garrett
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  • Telephone :   02392 841 910
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 Automotive Dealership Accountant – Location Oldham – Salary £35K Basic + £5K Bonus + Company Car and Benefits


Our client is one of the UK’s most successful Automotive Dealer Groups. Now ranked as the 19th highest grossing Dealer Group in the UK (Am100 2011), they have grown at an extraordinary rate since the business’ conception back in 1991. They are proud to be one of the largest privately owned groups in the country and now represent 12 marquees across 14 sites with a staff base of over 800.
Our client now has an exciting opportunity for a Dealership Accountant at their Citroen Dealership in Oldham.

The main duties that are included within this role are:

• To manage and control all aspects of the financial affairs, maximising cash flow and return on capital
• To provide the Department Leaders with an information service
• To prepare and maintain accounts up to audit level, including monthly management accounts and full year returns
• To manage the Accounts administration function to ensure that all records comply with company and statutory requirements

The successful candidate will:
• Be able to demonstrate their ability to work to strict deadlines to success
• Be focused on attention to detail
• Be able to lead, motivate and inspire others
• Have strong, demonstrable, leadership skills
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Be committed to excellence
• Be a team player

The ideal candidate will:
• Be an experienced Accountant or Assistant Accountant keen to progress their career
• Have a proven experience of supervising and leading an Accounts Department
• Able to demonstrate achievement of business and/ or manufacturer targets
• Monitor budgets, co-ordinate all departmental returns and prepare monthly management accounts
• Be qualified either by accreditation through a recognised Accountancy body or through experience

In return, they will offer an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with the role. Also, with their leading position within the motor industry, there are excellent opportunities for further career advancement and industry- led training.

In 1991 the company introduced 5 core values, which they still look for today in each and every employee.
Exceeding Customer Expectations
“Always deliver what we have promised. If in doubt, under promise and over deliver”

Continuous Improvement
“We will improve our service through integrity, cooperation and innovation. If we don't look after our customers, someone else will”
Right first time attitude
“Everyone has one chance to make a good first impression. Remember, the reputation of the whole company is in the hands of each individual”

Trust and Respect
“Always treat customers and colleagues as we ourselves would like to be treated”
“Only by working together can we deliver an outstanding customer experience every time. This is how we will earn our customer's loyalty”
With 51% of their currently staff base holding over 5 years continuous service, and 15% holding over 10 years service, this is a business where their employees want to stay!
If you feel you are up to the challenge and have the skills and experience we are looking for please apply today!

Key Locations: Oldham, Manchester, Bolton, Ashton – under – Lyne, Stockport, Hyde

Key Words: Accountant, Automotive, Finance, Dealership Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA,

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