Job description Are you an aspiring Dealership Accountant? We have an opportunity that could be the next step on your journey to becoming one! We have an opportunity for a high calibre Assistant Accountant to join us at Jaguar Land Rover South West London to provide key support to our Dealership Accountant. The successful candidate will report to the Dealership Accountant, and will be part of our friendly team who take great pride in their work. You will need to have a proven track record in accounts. Excellent excel and computer skills are required as is the passion to meet deadlines with accurate information. As the UK’s largest prestige motor retail group we provide an outstanding working environment and exciting career opportunities. As an Assistant Accountant you will have a good working knowledge of general accountancy procedures together with the ability to work up to trial balance, including reconciliation of control accounts. Ideally you will have a working knowledge of Kerridge/CDK and understand the complexities of the Motor Industry. Key qualities are honesty, integrity, dedication, a passion to succeed, attention to detail, and the ability to produce high quality accurate work to strict deadlines. Why Sytner? Sytner Group are delighted to announce our brand new and enhanced, industry-leading benefits package. We are passionate about continuing to build an environment where everyone feels valued, appreciated and able to reach their full potential. Our new benefits package is designed to do just that: Additional Holiday Industry-leading Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay Bespoke Flexible Working Solutions Enhanced Long Service Awards Discounted Car Schemes High Street Discounts At Sytner, we are passionate about diversity and inclusion. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, supporting our colleagues to thrive and achieve their full potential. We are committed to creating an equitable environment and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise. Unsure? Read on… We represent over 23 of the world's most prestige vehicle brands, across our 140 UK dealerships. We pride ourselves on ‘Developing Talent and ‘Building Careers’ and our colleagues recently scored Sytner Group an outstanding 84% on our colleague engagement survey.
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