About the company
Porsche Retail Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Porsche Cars Great Britain and are one of the largest Porsche Dealer Groups in the UK, representing five Porsche Centres located in Guildford, Hatfield, Mayfair, Reading and West London. Porsche Retail Group are proud to be one of Best Companies Top 100 large companies to work for in the UK, as well as a Top 5 company in Automotive, and combine an outstanding working environment with great benefits and an extremely competitive package.
About the role
This is an ideal role for a newly Qualified Management Accountant or someone with a minimum of one years experience post qualification:
Provide crucial assistance in producing accurate and timely management accounts, whilst ensuring comprehensive support to Head office
Create and build an effective network between the PRG Finance function and the group
Work closely with the Finance Manager whilst at all times remaining independent and objective.
The position therefore requires a strong individual with commercial awareness, a positive attitude and “Can-do” approach at all times, whilst being comfortable to challenge at all levels.
About the key responsibilities
In the role of Management Accountant, you will be responsible for:
Management accounts preparation of HO Cost Centre – Profit and Loss, Balance sheet reconciliations inclusive of Accruals and Prepayments, preparation/posting of monthly journals (sign of by FM) maintaining the Vehicle Stock BOOK(VS) and resolving any other accounting queries
Extended Warranty Reconciliations (Holiday/Sickness Cover
Review/Approve and sample check HO/Centre commission and bonus packs/outside of approved pay plans
Preparation of VAT/ Partial Exemption calculations on quarterly basis and submission of the return
Preparation of the working file for Corporation tax for approval of Finance Manager
Review costs (IT/Marketing/Facilities/Training/Legal & Professional) against the budget on monthly basis with the Departmental Manager /Management Accountant and report significant increase/savings to CFC for planning purposes
Prepare Budget/Forecast for H/O on monthly basis and review it with the Finance Manager
Sign off Bank Reconciliations, review the cash/deposit suspense Account and the Credit Card reconciliations with the Finance Manager
Authorise Purchase orders and transactions
Providing Support documentation for to the Compliance and Internal Audit teams
Continuous review of Head Office Internal process and controls, ensuring
Analysis of group Insurance Product sales and profit for quarterly Executive Committee Meetings
To be successful for the role of Management Accountant, you will have / be:
This is an ideal role for a newly Qualified Management Accountant or someone with a minimum of one years experience post qualification (ACCA/ACA or CIMA)
A motivated individual with a desire to succeed who balances a strong accounting background with the ability to provide effective commercial support to the Finance Manager
Able to demonstrate a proactive approach to adapt to changing finance and regulatory processes within a fast-moving sales environment and prioritize work in accordance with business needs.
The ability to seek wherever possible, to enhance efficiency and productivity within the department through optimization and use of systems
Proficient in Excel
Keen interest in Direct and Indirect Taxes
Excellent attention to detail
Self-motivated with a result driven approach
Focused & dynamic
Excellent communication Skills – ability to liaise with all levels of the business
Strong analytical ability
About the rewards
For the role of Management Accountant the hours of work are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm. There is a competitive salary on offer and you will also receive a fantastic benefits package, including:
25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
VW Group Company funded vehicle
Option of a 2nd VW Group at preferential leasing rates
Private Medical Insurance
DC Pension Scheme
Staff preferential rates
Employee Discounts Programme
Employee Assistance Programme
Study support/training will be available for the individual if they wish to continue with Advance tax qualification.
How to apply
Please note that eRecruitSmart is advertising the role of Management on behalf of Porsche Retail Group. Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to. Please only apply if you consent to these terms.
You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted. If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered.
Accounts, accountant, bookkeeping, finance, financial accounting, Budgets, forecasts, analysis, reporting