Assistant Accountant


North East England

£25,000 - £30,000


I am delighted to be working alongside a well-known national Motor Company to recruit an Assistant Accountant on a permanent, full-time basis.

This is a newly created role working alongside the Head of Finance to ensure the Company’s financial information is presented in an accurate and timely manner.Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of Finance to prepare monthly management accounts (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow) in a timely manner.
  • Provide necessary bank details behind transactions
  • Managing company ledgers and day to day transactions
  • Processing business expenses once approved
  • Handling accruals and prepayments
  • Reviewing software reports for accuracy and meticulously tracing errors back to their source
  • Work alongside other depts to collate info applicable to the finances of the business
  • Provide applicable financial info to others depts where necessary in order to assist in developing strategic objectives
  • Support wider finance dept during busy periods e.g. Sales Ledger

  Experience and Qualifications

  • Dealer Management System experience would be great
  • Good attitude with desire to learn.
  • Must have Motor trade experience

Personal Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Polite and approachable at all times.
  • Excellent telephone and negotiation skills.
  • Must be detail conscious with a high regard for accuracy and well organised.
  • Excellent administration skills are required.
  • Has a ‘can do/will do’ attitude.
  • Analysis of own performance and takes steps to improve this.
  • Remains focused when faced with competing demands.
  • Keeps people informed of progress on key tasks.
  • Adapts their communication style to suit their customer / colleagues, responding to their feedback or queries.
  • Accepts new ideas and change initiatives.
  • Always conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Always maintains the strictest levels of confidentiality.

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