Garage Finance Manager

  • Location
    Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 28000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Finance Manager
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Adecco Recruitment are currently recruiting for on behalf of our client, a Garage Finance Manager to work for a successful and growing organisation based in Lancaster.

This is a permanent vacancy, with an immediate start, so we are happy to consider temp to perm and permanent candidates who are available to start before end of September for a handover.

Salary is £28-30K dependent on experience.

It is primarily accounts but it can be a varied and interesting role, basically right hand person to the Head of Fleet.

The ideal candidate will be savvy on systems and have payroll experience - only small payroll and cover for the main office payroll. They will be required to use Autoline (the garage system which is used primarily in car dealerships).

Salary is £28-30K dependent on experience.

Job Title: Garage Finance Manager

Responsible to: Group Finance Director

Job Purpose: Support the Group Finance Director in the delivery of timely and quality financial information, to Board and the Senior Management Team through leading the financial management reporting on garage accounts in the Autoline system.


Preparation of monthly managements accounts trial balance from Autoline in alignment with the Management Accounts Reporting Timetable.

Mapping Autoline trial balance into accounts systems in alignment with the Management Accounts Reporting Timetable.

Responsible for all areas of garage accountancy function:

- Sales ledger and credit control

- Purchase ledger

- Payroll administration

- Cash book and bank reconciliations

- Cost centre reporting

Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts reporting to Board. Production of P&L report for review with Head of Fleet, Sales, Service & Parts

Ensure monthly balance sheet reconciliations are completed in alignment with Management Accounts Reporting Timetable.

Responsible for ensuring all ledgers are closed in alignment with Management Accounts Reporting Timetable

Assist in the annual budget preparation process and support the monitoring of financial performance against agreed budgets

Assist in the preparation of working papers required for statutory accounts preparation and audit.

Staff management of the garage accountancy team:

- One 2 Ones

- Annual Appraisals

- Personal Development

Assist the Group Finance Director in achieving operational finance business objectives

Provide support and cover for the accountancy team where necessary, in the event of sickness or holiday absence or other exceptional circumstances.

To undertake projects in support of Senior Management using initiative and thoroughness to deliver a professional standard of work in a timely fashion.

To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities. To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required, consistent with the nature and level of the post.

Please apply now for immediate consideration!

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