Assistant Systems Accountant

27 Feb 2024
13 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Systems Accountant to join our Head Office Finance department at Penman Way, Leicester.

Reporting to the Group Senior Systems Accountant this individual will help improve and support our dealerships in the use of Vehicle Stock Books, Nominal, Purchase and Sales Ledgers and, in the longer term, assist in changes required to the Groups Dealer Management System (DMS).

The principal responsibilities are;

Assist sites with system/process issues

  • Maintenance & Administration of the company's Dealer Management System
  • Support users of the system in Accounting and Vehicle Stock Book modules and dealing with queries as they arise.
  • Offer best practice advice whilst understanding business concerns and requirements


  • Assist in Systems training for Vehicle Stock Book and Accounts Modules


  • Prepare a regular suite of reports for presentation to dealerships and/or management/Board
  • Assist in developing new reports to help dealership reporting & controls and adapt as business or legal requirements change
  • Provide information to highlight trends/best practise at various levels across the group
  • Look to improve and develop information provided both from DMS reports and information from the business systems team

Project work

  • Assist in amendments to accounting systems through acquisitions and disposals
  • Assist in Dealer Management System upgrades

The successful candidate will have the following;
• A good understanding of accounting processes and procedures
• Attention to detail and logical approach to problem solving
• An excellent communicator with the ability to converse at all levels
• Ability to work under pressure
• Motor Retail experience is essential
• Full UK driving license

This could be a good opportunity for an existing Dealership Assistant Accountant or someone who aspires to be an Assistant Accountant/Accountant and is looking to progress their career with Sytner.

The position will be based at Leicester, but due to the nature of the role may involve limited periods working at other locations

Why Sytner?

Sytner Group are delighted to provide an industry-leading benefits package.

We are passionate about continuous improvement and building an environment where everyone feels valued, appreciated and able to reach their full potential.

  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement 33 days inc. bank holidays
  • Industry-leading Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay
  • Career Development
  • Recognition of Long Service every 5 years
  • Discounted Car Schemes
  • High Street Discounts
  • Discounted Gym memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • One day a year paid voluntary / community work
  • Business social events

At Sytner, our values and the way we behave are important to us. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, supporting our colleagues to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We are committed to creating an equitable environment and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

As part of our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion, you have the right to ask for changes / adjustments to job interviews and the recruitment process.

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We represent over 23 of the world's most prestige vehicle brands, across our 140 UK dealerships.

We pride ourselves on Developing Talent and Building Careers and our colleagues recently scored Sytner Group an outstanding 89% on our colleague engagement survey.

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