We are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team at our dealership in Burntwood. As an award-winning and rapidly growing Motor Group we pride ourselves in the level of service we provide, our knowledge and our customer focused attitude.

The Acorn Motor Group is rapidly expanding, and we are looking for talented individuals to take the business to the next level. In exchange you will be welcomed into a friendly and supportive team and have the opportunity to work directly with an exciting Automotive brand.

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented individual to join our finance team as an Accounts Assistant. The Accounts Assistant will be a key member of the accounting function. They will be an integral part of the Accounts Department, assisting in the efficient running of the accounts function and ensuring strong financial accounting and reporting throughout the group.

Job role:

  • Providing support in the day-to-day functions of the accounts department.
  • Ensuring the maintenance and accuracy of accounting records and systems like clearing POAs.
  • Producing detailed, accurate and timely balance sheet and ledger reconciliations like Manufacturer Parts accounts/ Bank Rec/ ensuring control accounts like Cash Suspense accounts.
  • Providing support with daily Banking.
  • Posting the Bank Statements daily including month end Bank Reconciliation for 5 sites.
  • Providing support with raising, processing and authorising payments like refunds, cashbacks, goodwill, settlements, vehicle purchases in line with company policy.
    Assist with Yearly Stock Check and auditor’s requests.
  • Purchase Ledger:
    • Clearing POA’s
    • Processing Manufacturer Bonuses, SBI, Manufacturer Warranty invoices.
    • Processing and reconciling Petty Cash.
    • Processing and reconciling intercompany charges.
    • Collating receipts and processing Company’s Credit Card charges.
  • Credit Control:
    • Run Debtors and liaise with department managers on weekly basis to clear debts for Vehicles, Trade, Rental, and Warranty.
    • Sending Statements
    • Place overdue accounts on Stop in line with company policy.
    • Chasing & Allocating Payments.
    • Providing Weekly reports on customer account status.

About You:

  • Previous experience in a similar role in a busy, fast paced accounting department.
  • Experience in a motor trade environment with a Kerridge DMS background would be advantageous.
  • PC literate, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ideally you will be enthusiastic, well organised, diligent with excellent administrative/organisational abilities and able to work to strict deadlines whilst paying attention to detail and working both as an individual and as part of a team.

If you are interested and would like to be part of the Acorn family, please get in touch we would love to hear from you!

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