Assistant Accountant in Birkenhead

37 Days ago
Jamie Selby
07792 377918

Our client is a long established family new car dealership selling new and used cars, and providing excellent customer service to their customers for the last 45 years. 

In line with growth our client nows require a full time accounts person to manage and ensure all processes of the business are adhered to. A knowledge and experience of a new car dealership would be an advantage but not essential. This position is a full time 5 day week however after initial training this could be reduced to a 4 day week pro rata if mutually suitable. 

Role: The position in main is to run the day to day operations of the Financial/Accounts department for the site. The position involves the following duties: 

• Preparing Annual Budget to agreed deadlines and parameters. 

• Prepare and Submit VAT Returns. 

• Prepare Monthly Management Accounts which includes preparing the Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet and all work that this entails. 

• Prepare the Year End Accounts and liaise with Accountancy Practice. 

• Submit the composites to the manufacturer’s standards and by required deadlines. 

• Ensure all Tax, VAT and other payment liabilities are paid when required. 

• Work with FCA Compliance Officer. 

• Manage Sales and Purchase Ledger (Credit Controller and Purchase Ledger Duties) 

• Accruals and Prepayments 

• Bank and Petty Cash Reconciliations and other balance sheet reconciliations for monthly accounts. 

• Complete Cost Comparison monthly and explore saving opportunities. 

• Posting Payroll Journal 

• Processing all Purchase Invoices, Parts Invoices and all manufacturer invoices. 

• Calculating Bonuses due from Manufacturers and ensuring payment is received. 

The Successful Applicant will require the following skills: 

• Organisational Skills with strong attention to details. 

• Excellent attitude and commitment to work. 

• Accountancy Software and Microsoft Skills. 

• Ability to be self-motivated and manage own workload. 

• AAT Level 3 or above OR Qualified by Experience (Does not necessarily have to be in the Motor Trade) 

Apply now for an early interview and start.. 

Posted 37 Days ago
by Jamie Selby (REF: 17924)