Working hours Working Hours
Location Matford Land Rover, Exeter
Benefits Benefits
Closing date 06/10/2017


Salary Salary

Sales Ledger Accounts Assistant

Helston Garages Group is privately owned and has been trading for nearly 60 years. It consists of more than 35 franchised dealerships based in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. It is one of the largest motor groups in the UK, employing nearly 1,100 people with an annual turnover exceeding £0.6 billion. We are currently recruiting for ambitious individuals to be based at our Shared Services Accounting Function in Exeter serving our Jaguar, Land Rover and Peugeot brands. This is a fantastic & exciting opportunity for someone who is seeking a permanent position, working as part of a team, with variety and responsibility within a friendly environment, reporting directly to the Sales Ledger Team Leader.

You will be working directly with the Management teams at our Dealerships, so you will be ensuring that the assets of the business are managed in their most efficient and effective manner and to implement systems and procedures that comply with both current legislation and Group policies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties of the role:

  • Chase Debtors to ensure payments are received within Group terms
  • Process Receipts Received
  • Prepare Monthly Statements
  • Review Credit Applications & Group Credit Limits
  • Post Daily Banking
  • Reconcile Daily Credit Card Receipts
  • Daily Bank Reconciliations
  • Review & Control Aftersales Cash & Warranty Debtors
  • Review & Control Vehicle Sales Debtors
  • Prepare Daily dealership banking

General duties of the team:

  • To work directly with both the Management Teams within the respective businesses and the Accounts Team so as to ensure that the assets of the businesses are managed in their most efficient and effective manner
  • To provide in line with Group policy, reports for consideration by Directors and Senior Management
  • To assist the Franchise Accountants in full involvement of all financial aspects of the dealerships working alongside the dealership management teams, and the Head Office Accounting Team’s support functions
  • Promote and maintain positive working relationships with all Directors, Heads of Business/Dealer Principals, Managers and colleagues
  • Maintain clear and concise accounting records ensuring that at all times they comply with current legislation and Group policies
  • Advise the Franchise Accountants and/or other Directors/Senior Managers of any known financial risk to the business.
  • Promote all businesses internally and externally
  • Ensure that all systems and procedures in place within the business comply with current legislation and Group policy
  • Maintain professional relationships with all internal and external customers
  • Work proactively with all relevant staff to improve business practices in particular in looking to share best practice across the Group

To apply please contact Mandy Hussey on 01392 825 825 or

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