Finance Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
18 Sep 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us

Cox Automotive is the world’s largest automotive service organisation, providing solutions to our clients at every stage of the vehicle lifecycle. Through our unique insight, based on data spanning the wholesale, retail and consumer sectors, we help dealers, manufacturers, fleet and leasing companies to boost the value of their assets from cradle to grave, improving performance and profitability at every stage.

In the UK, Cox Automotive provides inventory, financial, media and retail solutions to its clients throughout the automotive ecosystem. Cox Automotive brands in the UK include Manheim, Dealer Auction, Movex, NextGear Capital,, Modix, CloseIt, Xtime, WeWantAnyCar and Money4yourmotors. The group employs more than 2,300 team members in the UK and works with thousands of clients, including every one of the top 20 franchise dealers, more than 90 percent of independent dealers, all of the top seven car supermarkets, every major vehicle manufacturer, and eight of the top 10 UK leasing companies.

About the Role

Working as part of the Retail and Media Finance Team within the wider Cox Automotive UK finance department, the Finance Manager will support the Finance Business Partner and key business heads in delivering management accounts, forecasting and budgeting, reporting and analysis and effective partnering for key stakeholders.

You will be responsible for the day to day financial processing including invoicing and cash allocation as well as responsibility for month end preparation of key balance sheets areas. You will provide support, advice and information to the Operations team in forms of reports, analysis and data to facilitate their roles and prepare monthly management accounts including review and analysis of the results. The Finance Manager will also prepare monthly forecast, assist with the annual budget and LRP, monthly balance sheet reconciliation and audit file preparation.

About You

So if you are ACCA or CIMA qualified/finalist with previous experience of working in an accounting environment, then we would love to hear from you!

We’re looking for an individual who has strong communication skills, a keen eye for detail along with the ability to produce accurate information and meet tight reporting deadlines. You’ll be IT literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and be able to successfully build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email

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