Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: 797213537-2
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2022
  • Employer: Lookers plc
  • Location: Harrogate, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, Quality Assurance & Control, Training, Education & Instruction, Truck and Heavy Vehicle Drivers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Management Accountant

Lookers Finance Department

Contract Type: Permanent, Job ref. req13269

Market leading employee benefits

£40,000 to £50,000 (dependent on experience)

An exciting and rarely available opportunity has become available to join our team at Lookers Vehicle Solutions. Based in our Lookers Leasing business in Harrogate the Management Accountant will lead our Finance team to produce timely, accurate and valuable financial information following Group Policies to help drive the business forward and achieve key Group strategies.

Reporting to the Financial Controller and working closely with Operational Management you and your team will play a key part in the business, your duties and responsibilities will include:

• Provide financial support to all areas of the business including operational, financial and senior 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

• Management and control of all financial information reporting including

o Preparation and submission of financial forecasts and annual budgets

o Balance Sheet reconciliations

o Preparation of VAT returns

o Cash Flow management

o All other ad-hoc financial reporting requirements

• Management and training of on-site accounts and administration teams

• Additional responsibilities as and when required in accordance with needs of business

What we are looking for:
  • Experience within a Leasing business would be preferred but is not essential
  • Ability to work under pressure, schedule work appropriately and show initiative
  • Can learn to work with new software quickly and efficiently, is enthusiastic, flexible and committed
  • An approachable leader with great communication and team management skills

If this sounds like you, please apply now or for more detail please contact (url removed)

Why us ?

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;
  • Enhanced holidays that increase with service
  • Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
  • Smart Health - free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave

We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of 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 starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.