Accountant

Contact
Sarah Scarth (Personnel Advisor)
Hours
Full Time
Department
Accounts and Finance
Salary
Dependent on experience
Benefits
  • A generous holiday allowance (25 days plus bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Life assurance
  • Company car scheme
  • Private healthcare (after qualifying period)
  • You will also receive excellent training and development
Closing date
31st July 2020

Vacancy description

Dick Lovett is looking to recruit an experienced Accountant to join their Finance Team.

Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, the successful candidate will take overall responsibility for the day-to-day functions of the Accounts Department. Duties will also include, but are not limited to: 

  • Producing accurate monthly management accounts in accordance with standard accounting practice
  • Attending monthly business reviews with Dealer Principal and Managing Director
  • Analysing and interpreting key performance indicators, to highlight possible weaknesses and potential profit opportunities
  • Training and mentoring Accounts Assistant
  • Weekly forecasting
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations with any necessary actions taken to ensure all controls are in place
  • Annual budget preparation

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes: 

  • CDK/ADP/Kerridge experience
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Previous motor trade experience (not essential, but preferable)
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to spot errors and think outside the box
  • Full discretion with confidential and sensitive information
  • Good knowledge of the balance sheet
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Dealership Management team to improve their financial knowledge as well as develop members of the Finance team

If you have the experience, combined with enthusiasm and commitment, you could be just the person we are looking for.

We look forward to hearing from you.

An early application is advised.
No agencies please unless otherwise arranged.

We’re fortunate to receive a large response to our adverts every week. You’ll never receive an automated response from us – it’s something that we find too impersonal – and whilst we try to respond to every email, the amount of applications we receive sometimes makes that difficult. Therefore, if you don’t hear from us within 14 days, this means that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be assured we read every single one and if we think you might be relevant for a future role, we’ll keep your details on our file, and will arrange to contact you should a suitable vacancy arise in the future. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any feedback. Thank you.

Locations

Dick Lovett BMW Bristol

Dick Lovett BMW Bristol
Laurel Court
Cribbs Causeway
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS10 7TU

Dick Lovett MINI Bristol

Dick Lovett MINI Bristol
Kingsheath
Cribbs Causeway
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS10 7TU

Dick Lovett BMW Motorrad

Dick Lovett BMW Motorrad
Laurel Court
Cribbs Causeway
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS10 7TU

Porsche Centre Bristol

Porsche Centre Bristol
The Paddock
Cribbs Causeway
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS10 7UH

Aston Martin Bristol

Aston Martin Bristol
Vantage Point
Cribbs Causeway
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS10 7TU

Dick Lovett Bodyshop Bristol

Dick Lovett Bodyshop Bristol
Laurel Court
Cribbs Causeway
Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS10 7TU

Dick Lovett BMW Hungerford

Dick Lovett BMW Hungerford
Bath Road
Hungerford
Berkshire
RG17 0EL

Dick Lovett BMW Swindon

Dick Lovett BMW Swindon
Rushey Park
Wootton Bassett Road
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 8WG

Dick Lovett BMW Bath

Dick Lovett BMW Bath
Lower Bristol Road
Bath
Somerset
BA2 3DR

Dick Lovett MINI Hungerford

Dick Lovett MINI Hungerford
Bath Road
Hungerford
Berkshire
RG17 0EL

Dick Lovett MINI Swindon

Dick Lovett MINI Swindon
Ashworth Road
Bridgemead
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 7YH

Dick Lovett MINI Bath

Dick Lovett MINI Bath
Lower Bristol Road
Bath
Somerset
BA2 3DR

Dick Lovett - Official Ferrari Dealer

Dick Lovett - Official Ferrari Dealer
'The Copse'
Frankland Road
Blagrove
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 8YW

Porsche Centre Cardiff

Porsche Centre Cardiff
Link Park
Penarth Road
Cardiff
South Wales
CF11 8TW

Porsche Centre Swindon

Porsche Centre Swindon
Frankland Road
Blagrove
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 8YG

Porsche Centre Tewkesbury

Porsche Centre Tewkesbury
Shannon Way
Ashchurch
Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire
GL20 8ND

Dick Lovett Jaguar Melksham

Dick Lovett Jaguar Melksham
Commerce Way
Melksham
Wiltshire
SN12 6AD

Dick Lovett Land Rover Melksham

Dick Lovett Land Rover Melksham
Commerce Way
Melksham
Wiltshire
SN12 6AD

Dick Lovett Spraymaster

Dick Lovett Spraymaster
Athena Avenue
Kembrey Park
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN2 8EJ

Dick Lovett Bodyshop

Dick Lovett Bodyshop
Cheltenham Street
Bath
Somerset
BA2 3EX

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To apply by post, simply forward your CV/Application Form and covering letter to the following address:

Dick Lovett Personnel Department
Gate 1, The Depot
Frankland Road
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN5 8YW