Toyota are currently offering a fantastic opportunity as a Group Accountant to join our business based out of our Edgware dealership.
As the Group Accountant, you should have experience of a fast moving, dynamic, Automotive environment, and should possess a strong character which questions and challenges financial information. Along with the direct reports from one branch, you will have experience at a senior accounting management level, and previous responsibility for managing a team of accountants.
You will be required to work closely with the Group Financial Controller, and other Group Senior Management to help identify areas of financial underperformance, inconsistency of processes and practices, and develop the quality of financial reporting across the Group.
To qualify for this position, you must have experience in Accounts in the Automotive industry and be a Qualified ACCA/ACA accountant.
What We need
Preparing monthly Accounts (financial and management) in line with accounting standards, ensuring P&L and Balance Sheet are accurately reflecting the business
Revenue and expenses are correctly reflected monthly with appropriate accruals and provisions made
Oversea adherence to Financial Standard Operating Procedures
Provide relevant reporting to support ad hoc queries raised by the GMs or GFC
Work closely with the teams to drive operational and cost efficiencies/savings
Provide supporting documentation for External/Internal audits as required
Ad hoc projects/activities (e.g. annual physical inventory count; report prepared for auditors.)
Ensure staff carries out their duties to the required standard
Oversee and train staff to the necessary level of skill
Reviewing other centre’s monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations and Management Accounts and challenge where appropriate
Balance sheets accounts are reconciled and provisions are made in line with UK accounting standards and company policy monthly
Reconciliation of commission, bonus and holdbacks are carried out monthly (staff, TGB/LGB)
Creditors/Debtors & Stock are reviewed weekly to ensure minimum risk to the business with appropriate provisions and depreciation
Preparing financial forecast in conjunction with the Branch GM, identifying performance trends for the balance of the month by division
Produce branch and review group budgets annually
First-hand experience of planning, forecasting and budgeting
Must have experience in managing teams and other Accountants
Great communication and organizational skills
Background in Auditing and will be a strong advantage
Qualified ACCA/ACA accountant
Have to have experience within the Automotive industry as an Accountant
Experience using IBM reporting application, such as Controller, BI or TM1 would be ideal
Ability to work in a matrix environment, providing support to cross-functional areas within their market areas
Ability to deliver results in an accurate and timely manner
Interpret financial data and present in a meaningful manner to non-financial managers
Experience with automotive systems such as Kerridge, Drive, V8, CDK (Not essential)
What We Offer
Excellent basic salary
Home working available
Fun, Friendly working environment
Work for one of the world’s biggest brands
Modern work environment with top facilities
Real career progression based around your aspirations
Market leading benefits including private healthcare, pension, childcare and company lease scheme
About our business
Jemca Car Group is one of the UKs largest Toyota and Lexus dealerships, employing over 500 employees across sites in Greater London and Thames Valley. Owned by Toyota Tsusho Corporation, a global brand made up of over 428 companies with particular expertise in the automotive sector, we are specialists in our field and are committed to ensuring our customers receive the best experience and service when they visit one of our retail centres.
If you’re a professional looking for a role with realistic career progression within a business that promotes positive change and development this is the role for you. Apply online now or contact our Recruitment Team.