Ref: Volkswagen Group

Location Preston
Closing date 01/01/2018


Volkswagen – Preston Accounting Centre

You will be responsible for overseeing all financial and administrative activities for a number of dealerships. You will also be providing robust and accurate financial reports.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that management accounts are submitted accurately and to the specified deadlines

Review final accounts and highlight variances from budget with management team

Support management in specific investigations into departmental management accounts

Ensure the production of all statutory information accurately and to the specified deadlines

Oversee and manage the cash flow and Treasury requirements of the business and produce reports, as required, for management.

Assist in developing annual business plans and producing capital project proposals

Advise colleagues on business forecasts and the financial impact of management decisions on the business

Maintain standards of performance and conduct, dealing with lapses in line with company policy and directives

Ensure all aspects of company IT infrastructure is maintained and fully functioning

What we’re looking for:

An experienced Accountant with relevant qualifications

Experience in working with Kerridge is desirable

Prior experience in Motor Trade accounting

Discretion with confidential and/or sensitive information

Conscientious and demonstrates a high attention to detail while maintaining accurate records

Ability to work well under pressure, handle conflicting demands, and schedule work appropriately

As this position is extremely demanding you should be enthusiastic, flexible, committed and able to work on your own initiative

Interested? Please send your current CV and covering letter to our Recruitment Team at

As a leader within the UK Automotive industry, representing over 30 different manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes and Ford across over 160 sites, Lookers has a reputation for delivering the highest quality of customer service, time and again. As one of the UK’s Top Employers, we know our people are our greatest asset and at the heart of our success. We truly believe that a happy team ensures happy customers so we live by our NICER values with regards to both our customers and each other….Nice, Informative, Caring, Enthusiastic and Responsive

Job Type: Full-time