Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Coventry, West Midlands
  • Category
    Banking & Financial Services - Finance Assistant
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Finance Assistant

6 months

Working from home/Coventry

Adeco has exciting opportunity to join our automotive client based in Coventry. They are looking for someone to join the team as a Finance Assistant!

Role overview:

  • Fundamentally this role is achieved via the following principal activities: showing initiative by resolving problems when they arise quickly, accurately and in a timely manner to meet deadlines. This also involves receiving, checking and posting centrally, manually accounted for financial transactions to the UK dealership branch accounting records on a timely basis, to maintain and complete the accounting records of the brand which are the cornerstone of all performance assessment and hence decision making in the UK brand.

  • This will include cash and cheque sheets, bank postings and reconciliation of daily transaction vehicle reports, collating brand Financial Services settlements from individual deals across all branches of the UK, reconciliation, validation and posting of purchase card transactions and of cheque and cash sheets, along with specific vehicle related transactions.

  • Assist the Accounting Supervisor to review and maintain accounting records as required from time to time by the Supervisor.

Skills Specification

  • As a minimum possessing a good spread of A-level and GCSE qualifications appropriate to a position in finance and with experience in an accounting function posting financial transactions to double entry level, not just purchase or sales ledger experience. Studying, or qualified for AAT or ACCA/CIMA would be ideal.

  • Experience of dealership operations, how dealerships are structured and work, and ideally in accounting for dealership operations is essential to the job, as is good working knowledge of the Kerridge Dealership Management System (DMS) used to maintain the accounting records of the dealerships.

  • Possessing an interest in finance, the individual would be required to be positive, methodical and conscientious in their approach to work.

  • The ability to both work methodically and to standard policies and procedures, but also on his own/her own initiative and to be creative when considering solutions on how to achieve the end result would be expected.

  • The composition of the department requires the jobholder to be very much a "team player".

  • Good at working and dealing with people.

  • Ability to see beyond the job in hand when assessing the likely impacts of any changes to the various operational processes under their direct control.

TO APPLY - Please apply with a up to date CV.

Candidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered.

Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 72 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.

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