Charles Hurst Head Office Belfast, Charles Hurst Head Office
Contract Type: Permanent
Excellent earning potential
Market leading employee benefits
There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.
About the role
Reporting to our Group Accountant, as a Franchise Accountant you will work closely with the operations management teams of the dealership to ensure central accounting standards are met and that the management accounts are prepared accurately and on time. You'll be expected to promote a right first-time administration culture by building first class relationships across all functions and levels. You'll also add value by working with operational managers in identifying opportunities to grow the business, create efficiencies and produce cost savings.
You will preferably have strong experience as an accountant from within the motor industry and have a track record of balancing attention to detail whilst focusing on strategic goals. You'll be a great relationship builder able to partner with operational managers, coaching and developing their financial awareness.
In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years and one year fully paid maternity leave for women.
As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017 and 2018.
If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, 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.