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Assistant Accountant

VARC Hub

Up to 28,000 basic salary depending on skills and experience and with company benefits
Up to 28,000 basic salary depending on skills and experience and with company benefits
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Job description

Vertu Motors is the fifth largest automotive retailer in the UK with a network of 155 sales outlets across the UK. Its dealerships operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu, and Macklin Motors brand names.

We are recruiting for the role of Assistant Accountant for our fast-growing Vertu Accident Repair Centre hub. The role will be based in Stafford, working 37.5 hours per week between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm.

We are offering up to £28,000 basic salary plus company benefits

Role Responsibilities:

  • To provide a positive and active support function to facilitate the accounts team in their achievement of targets.
  • To accurately manage and input data into the Kerridge system and provide accurate information to Management.
  • To accurately manage and co-ordinate the distribution of documents within the Accident Repair Centres.
  • Assist in the production of Management Accounts for 11 Accident Repair Centres.
  • Calculation and posting of accruals and prepayments.
  • Assistance with Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger functions to cover annual leave and other absences.
  • Assisting the Management Accountant in preparation of Forecast, Estimate and elements of payroll.
  • Providing ad hoc financial reports and analysis to operational teams.
  • Daily bank reconciliation.

Essential Criteria

  • Intermediate IT literacy including Microsoft packages: Word and Excel
  • Previous experience in an Accounts role
  • Numeracy and literacy skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Require strong planning and organising skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player

Desirable Criteria:

  • Kerridge (CDK) experience
  • Accident Repair Centre / Bodyshop experience

We are proud to be the Motor Retailer who invests more in our colleague's personal development than any other, so if you are successful, you can look forward to on-going training opportunities that provide you with the right career path, career progression and a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice which includes:

  • 25 days holiday rising with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Access to our online rewards platform giving you cash back and discounts for multiple retailers
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity

Apply today to be considered for this role!

Please note If your application is successful, we will need to complete employment checks prior to you starting with us. For this role, these can include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Benefits

  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
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Location

Address

Ford Stafford
Stone Road
, Stafford
, , ST16 2RA