Working within the Ancillary Businesses division of Vertu Motors plc, the primary area of responsibility for the Management Accountant is to assist and/or deputise for the Accountant in achieving accurate and timely accounting information. This will incorporate maintaining sound financial controls, maintaining Group processes, driving financial process improvements, and delivering a consistent approach as the business needs dictate.
The role would suit an ambitious and energetic team member who will thrive working on their own initiative in a dynamic and varied role to achieve the required objectives. Monthly tasks will include, but are not limited to: preparing mid-month forecasts, estimates and management accounts; calculating commissions, bonuses and populating payroll submissions; managing the small team working in Vertu House; and, supporting the Accountant and other senior management in other projects as and when required. The candidate should have a solid technical knowledge of accounts and show a willingness to learn and develop their own career. Communication and IT skills need to be of a high level and an attention to detail is key. Experience working in a multi-faceted business would be an advantage, while Automotive industry experience and Kerridge (CDK accounting software) proficiency is desirable, but not essential if the candidate has the right attitude.
This is a full-time, permanent role working 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday based in Vertu House, Team Valley, Gateshead. We are offering a basic salary up to £33,000 depending on 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 Vertu rewards and a pension scheme.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced management accountant, or assistant accountant looking to take the next step in your career.
Dealership experience is ideal however not essential, you must have experience in working in a fast paced, high volume environment.
If your application is successful, we will need to complete employment checks prior to you starting with us. Your role will include us verifying your recent employment, credit history and criminal record check.
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
• Enhanced Maternity & Paternity
If you have the skills and experience to take on this unique challenge, apply to join us today.
Fifth Avenue Business Park
, Tyne and Wear
, NE11 0XA