Accounts Assistant

Undisclosed Company
County Antrim, Newtownabbey
£17000 - £22000 per annum
10 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Based within a car dealership environment, you will provide reports to the Financial Accountant, the successful candidate will assist with the accurate and timely processing of accounts in line with company policy and procedures. You will also provide information and support for the Group Finance Director, accounting team, site manager and other management whilst ensuring that all work completed complies with Group, manufacturer and industry guidelines.

What you will be doing:

* Support the preparation of the monthly management accounts, as well as departmental accounts within deadline
* Review and assist the reconciliation of bank accounts on a monthly basis
* Support the Reconciliation of creditor, bonus, finance income and stock control accounts and rectify any errors or queries
* Support the schedules for prepayments, accruals and sundry debtors/creditors
* Support the preparation of monthly analysis of all expense items
* Support the accountant on a monthly basis, so that adverse trends can be dealt with by the appropriate corrective action by highlighting adverse variance from budget
* Support the preparation of company and departmental budgets on an annual basis
* Support the monitoring of the vehicle debtor report on a daily basis, report findings to the site manager and to sales teams
* Support the monitoring of credit control of aftersales accounts and liaise with department managers to resolve queries
* Support the reporting to any debtor issues in weekly vehicle sales and aftersales meetings
* Help create vehicle funding report to send to franchise managers on a weekly basis
* Support the monthly purchase ledger run
* Support the preparation of quarterly vat returns and review monthly EC sales and intrastat returns
* Help prepare report for weekly sales meeting, attend meetings and maintain minutes
* Prepare report for weekly aftersales meeting and attend meetings
* Support the completion of monthly composite returns (accounts) for all franchises within deadline, as well as annual budget for each franchise per manufacturer guidelines

What we are looking for:

* 3 - 5 years relevant work experience within a financial accounts environment
* Possess excellent attention to detail
* Excellent IT skills including Excel
* Excellent organisation and time-management skills
* Ability to identify data and reporting needs
* Ability to prepare financial reports