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Financial Controller - Bushmills

Permanent
Bushmills
Posted on: 17 August 2018

The Halliday family have been selling cars from their Bushmills base for more than 60 years. Steeped in heritage with strong family values, this third-generation business recently celebrated its 50th birthday with the opening of a state of the art customer centred showroom, workshop and forecourt, from which it is one of Northern Ireland's top selling dealerships for Citroen and Peugeot cars, vans and commercials.

Serving a hugely loyal customer base from Belfast to Bushmills and from Coleraine to Cookstown, the business continues to evolve and has recently expanded its operations with a new base in Leicester.

As part of its continued growth journey, the business wishes to appoint an ambitious and driven financial controller at its bushmills site. Reporting to the Dealer Principal, the successful candidate will operate at a very senior level within the organisation, contributing and influencing the future strategy and direction of the business, as well as helping build a successful management team to bring the business to the next level. The appointee will lead the Finance and Administration team in delivering effective financial management, control and reporting across all the business' operations throughout the UK.


The Role:

Reporting to the Dealer Principal, you will lead the finance function in:

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the entire accounts function including sales, purchases, expenses, payroll, banking and cash processing;
  • Providing the business owners with financial information and analysis to drive improved operational performance across all parts of the business to include divisional profit statements, intra-group recharges and divisional KPIs and ensuring their integration across all areas of the business;
  • Maintaining and developing controls to maximise efficiency, profitability and cash flow;
  • Oversight of dealership reporting to PSA Citroen/Peugeot to include bonus tracking, reconciliation, maximisation;
  • Delivering timely and accurate monthly management accounts for the business,
  • Preparing all budgets, cashflow forecasts, financial projections and analysis to support business planning;
  • Working with external accountants to ensure full compliance with all tax and regulatory filing requirements;
  • Liasing with banks, HP providers and other funders.


The Criteria:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • At least 2:1 (Hons) degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA Qualified Accountant with a minimum of three years' post qualified experience in a commercial accountant role;
  • Strong IT skills including computerised financial packages.


The Person:

As an individual, you will be naturally driven with clear ambition to succeed. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Embedded leadership and business acumen.
  • A strong academic record with success and progression in your career to date;
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to influence and support others.
  • A good knowledge of IT applications and systems (operational, financial and reporting);
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision, with great attention to detail; and
  • The ability to challenge and drive continuous improvement.

 

The position offers opportunity to progress thrrough demonstrated achievement to a very senior level in a business which has thrived on a passion for the motor industry, exceptional customer service and a focus on maintaining a family ethos. That combined with the outstanding work enviornment in the business' brand-new state of the art premises make this a truely unique opportunuty for an ambitious accountant to become a leader of a great team. 

 

For further details or to apply for this unique opportunity press the apply now button and send us your CV or simply pop into our Bushmills showroom.

 

We wish to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants. We will not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

 

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Virtual Vehicle Advisor -

Permanent
Posted on: 22 August 2018

As clients purchasing habits are evolving in to online enquiries and sales, we have an excellent opportunity for a new Virtual Vehicle Advisor to join our online advisory team.  This is a very demanding role which demands extreme attention to detail.  You will be tasked with handling initial sales enquiries through social media, live chat and website enquiries and taking the client through their journey from finance application to delivery UK wide.

 

The successful candidate must:

  • Be confident working on their own as well as being part of a very busy online team
  • Have excellent communication and numeracy skills
  • Have a genuine interest in the motor industry
  • Show conscientiousness as you will be dealing with clients personal details
  • Be flexible in working hours as online enquiries continue when the office may be closed.
  • Be able to show speed and accuracy when dealing with online enquiries
  • Be able to work well under pressure
  • Have a friendly, approachable manner
  • Be willing to travel on certain occasions due to the nature of the role

 

This is a very rewarding role in terms of job satisfaction, you are helping potential clients find the correct vehicle for their needs and you will be able to build strong online relationships with clients throughout the UK. You will also be responsible for client aftercare as you will be their point of contact even after they have taken delivery of their vehicle.

 

Full training on all current systems will be given to the successful client so you are to a level deemed acceptable before being given full access to all areas of enquiries. If you think you could fill this role, and would like to be part of a very forward thinking company, please send your current CV with a covering letter.

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