Dealership Accountant

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(15/03/2024 17:23)
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GBP £52,500.00/Yr.


Charles Hurst Head Office Belfast

Contract Type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: £42,000 - £52,500 per annum, (based on experience)

Hours: Monday- Friday 08:45- 17:00

Our Head Office is on the hunt to find a Dealership Accountant to come and join our fantastic team based out of Boucher Road. This role has been created due to the expansion of the Administration department.

This isn’t your average Dealership Accountant vacancy; you will report directly into the Divisional Accountant where you will work closely with Operational Management and with the support of your team will drive the business forwards.

The Dealership Accountant will lead our Finance team to produce timely, accurate and valuable financial information following Group Policies to help drive the business forwards. This opportunity will also provide the successful candidate with the ability play a major role in defining and implementing our new Dealer Management System (DMS), which will be a great opportunity for personal growth and positive change and innovation within the business.

  • Provide financial support to all areas of the business including operational, financial and divisional management as and when required
  • Producing and reviewing monthly management accounts in accordance with group policies and procedures which are to be submitted in accordance with group reporting deadlines
  • Attendance at monthly and quarterly business reviews
  • Analysis and interpretation of dealership key performance indicators
  • Management and control of all dealerships financial information reporting
  • Preparation and submission of financial forecasts

We’re looking for an individual who has experience within a Dealership or Franchise; this is preferred but not essential. We also looking for someone who has the ability to work under pressure, schedule work appropriately and show initiative.

When new in role it is essential that you can work with new software quickly and efficiently as well as can portray enthusiasm, flexibility and commitment. Furthermore, an individual who can possess great communication skills and can easily build rapport with their fellow colleagues and stakeholders.

About us

We are one of the top three automotive retailers in the UK, proudly representing 32 manufacturer brands, selling a huge range of new and used vehicles from over 150 dealerships across the UK and Ireland.  

We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset. We value the commitment they make to the business which is why we are continually working to provide a market leading rewards and benefits package. 

  • Competitive salaries with clear pay scales in place as you develop
  • Generous annual leave allowance that increases with length of service
  • Eligibility to join one of our colleague car plans and cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity leave, adoption leave (6 months full pay) and paternity leave (2 weeks full pay)
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years plus life assurance and free will writing service
  • Techscheme where you can get the latest tech for less and spread the cost, eye care scheme and discounted shopping vouchers

Employee assistance programme and free access to Smart Health giving employees and their immediate families access to 24/7 GP services to support well being 

Lookers and Charles Hurst are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential. 

If your application is successful, we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you commencing employment with us. These will include verifying your recent employment, address, credit history and a standard criminal record check. For roles that require you to drive a driver's licence check will also be carried out. #nijobs 


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