Assistant Market Area Accountant

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Swindon
Salary
25000.00 - 31500.00 GBP Annual
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
05 Mar 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Assistant Market Area Accountant - VW Swindon, Cheltenham and Exeter
Fixed Term Contract up to 30/11/2021
The Assistant Market Area Accountant will support the financial integrity of the Balance Sheet, using efficient and effective accounting and reporting processes. Based at our Swindon Dealership you will be responsible also for our Cheltenham and Exeter Dealerships.
Main Responsibilities
* Responsibility for the efficient, accurate and timely accounting for financial transactions, including the production of routine month-end reports ensuring compliance with applicable accounting, tax, legislative and other regulatory standards.
* Preparation of relevant GL and Sub-Ledger Balance Sheet reconciliations and reviews
* Comply with all policies and processes ensuring adherence to the Minimum Control Framework; act as a point of contact for internal and external audit requirements
* Full accountability and ownership of any allocated Franchise specific balance sheet accounts e.g. bonus debtor, vehicle funding
* Responsible for the integrity and accuracy of the Franchise P&L
* Full Accountability and ownership of investigating & resolving internal / external Customer / Supplier issues
The Ideal Candidate
Customer Focus
* Ability to manage a range of external and internal customer requirements, some of which may be conflicting, with integrity and professionalism
* Maintaining a strong relationship with any OEM contacts, recognising the dynamics of the relationship
* Strong communication skills, able to delegate effectively, prioritise requests and workload
Operational Focus
* Able to organise and manage your own workload to consistently deliver to deadlines and work to high standards.
* Conscientious, with an ability to delve into detail
* Responsibility for ensuring that any Franchise specific accounting is consistent with all other Franchises
Business Focus
* Understand the importance of fostering partnerships and good working relationships with stakeholders and internal customers
* Part qualified accountant (AAT/CIMA/ACA/ACCA
* Ability to maintain professional integrity even under pressure, understanding when to escalate
People Focus
* Responsible for your own development
* Contributes to creating a positive, achieving, rewarding working environment
* Sets an example with high levels of personal integrity, always 'doing the right thing'
Revenue/Finance Focus
* Operates with a strong sense of financial control; embeds a culture of ownership and accountability
* Actively seeks to deliver a better level of service through continuous improvement

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