(AM170) Branch Accountant

£40,000.00 - 50,000.00 Per Annum (Plus company car and onsite parking )

Branch Financial Controller 
Basic up to £40k ote £50k 
Plus company car and Bupa 
on-site Free parking 

Due to the continued growth this fantastic family owned group have a great opportunity has arisen to become a Dealership Accountant/financial controller 

As a Dealership Accountant you will be responsible for:

The people management of the Accounts teams managing their coaching and development.
Production of accurate monthly management accounts within specified time scales.
Maintenance and reconciliation of balance sheet and control accounts.
Accurate and timely compilation of manufacturer’s composite reports.
Preparation of annual budgets.
Support to Head of Business and work closely with the management team to help enhance their performances.
Ability to work well under pressure, handle conflicting demands and schedule work appropriately.
Ensure the accounts team are competent in their roles, understand their responsibilities and follow the companies systems and procedures.
Weekly aged debt and WIP reviews as well as cash flow monitoring.
Carry out monthly accounts and KPI reviews with the management team.
This role is not for the faint hearted as we are looking for an exceptionally self-motivated performer in all aspects of the job. Our Accounts teams work extremely hard to help keep every area of our business on track and efficient. This involves working closely with the Head of Business, as well other staff and Managers at all levels within the Dealership. There isn’t a quiet day for these talented individuals.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes: 

CDK/ADP/Kerridge experience
Good knowledge of Excel
Previous motor trade experience (not essential, but preferable)
Ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
Good analytical skills with the ability to spot errors and think outside the box
Full discretion with confidential and sensitive information
In addition to the above, to be considered for the role you will ideally hold a Professional Accountancy Qualification and have an up to date understanding and knowledge of all matters relating to finance, VAT and taxation. You will also need to be an excellent communicator, possess strong attention to detail and be process driven.

Who are you applying too
Mikkelson Associates is a specialist motor trade recruitment agency, with over 100 years' combined motor trade experience. If you are skilled and experienced candidate, we want to hear from you. Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. If you give us your consent, we will add your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.