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Business Development Manager (D1125)

  • Job added:   15 July 2011
  • Salary :   £50K + bonus + car + substantial benefits
  • Location :   North West, West & South West England
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Importer C/o Southgate Consulting
  • Contact :   David Southgate
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
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Working directly for a leading Volume Car Importer in the UK, this position would suit a thoroughly experienced Regional or Network Development Specialist with outstanding financial skills and ability to interpret and understand composite data. This will enable the selected candidate to advise the Dealer Network, in the specified region, on performance and development issues. We have been asked to search for a thoroughly experienced and qualified Regional Financial Accountant/Controller, to work for a leading Car Importer in the UK. The role is a Business Development Manager position, but requiring specific financial qualifications and background in order to advise the Dealer Network in the region on performance and development issues. With regular financial health checks, composite analysis and constructive financial advice on how to maximize dealership performance, the selected candidate should be totally familiar with reading composite information and understanding IFC’s.


Our ideal candidate will, therefore, be working as a Regional Financial Controller for a Retail Plc or main Dealer Group business, or alternatively be carrying out an identical role with another Car Manufacturer/Importer. Alternatively, you may be working as a Regional Financial Controller with a recognized business consultancy or accounting practice.

Pre-selection questions (YES answers required)

Are you an experienced Business Development Manager with a Manufacturer/Importer?

Alternatively, are you a qualified Regional Financial Controller looking to commence a career in a Manufacturer/Importer environment?

Are you totally “au fait”with Composite Analysis evaluation and review?

Can you build strong and influential business relationships with retail dealer owner/drivers and Dealer Principals?

Do you possess relevant Business Management or Accounting understanding?

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