Working Hours Full time
Location Matford Jaguar Land Rover, Exeter
Benefits We offer 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, a workplace pension (salary exchange option), childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme, refer a friend rewards, death in service insurance and discounted products & servicing.
Closing Date 28/09/2018


Salary £18,000 - £19,000 per annum


Location: Exeter base with time spent at other Group sites
Hours: Monday to Friday (30 - 40 hours per week negotiable, core hours 8.30am to 5.30pm)

Salary: £18k to £19k per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for a Credit Controller to join our growing Shared Services finance team based at Exeter Jaguar Land Rover, serving several group dealerships in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.

The Group:

Helston Garages Group are one of the 25 largest dealer groups in Britain employing more than 1,100 staff across 37 franchise dealerships providing customers throughout Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset with high-quality new and used cars and vans generating a turnover in excess of £600 million and representing a range of franchises including VW, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover and Skoda. The company is privately owned and is very proud of their history, determined to retain the principles of honest dealing, customer service and staff welfare that are responsible for nearly 60 years of success.

The Role:

Working as part of the shared service accounts team you will provide valuable management information to operational management and Directors through a variety of tasks, both routine and ad-hoc, including:

  • Review, report and resolve debtors including liaison with operational Staff
  • Collection by DD of debtor payments
  • Support the Franchise & Dealership accountants to prepare and close sales ledger, reconciling back to nominal ledger for accuracy on working day 3
  • Support Franchise Accountant in developing group wide credit control and reporting
  1. Various debtor reporting, including statements and other ad hoc reports
  2. Work alongside dealership management teams providing business partnering approach, identifying process improvement on all debtor issues
  3. Review and setting up of new customer accounts
  4. Process & post warranty receipts
  1. Help to identify and implement process improvements
  2. Check and promote adherence to group processes and policies

Working within our shared services team will give you with a platform to learn and develop and provides a structure for progression within the team and wider group.

The Person:

Minimum essential requirements for applications to be considered are:

  1. Experience of credit control within a busy accounts team
  2. Good inter-personal, organisational and communication skills
  3. Flexible, with a “can do” approach to undertake a challenge and willing to be hands on
  4. Excellent IT skills, especially Microsoft Excel
  5. Strong process and problem solving skills
  6. Analytical skills and an attention to detail
  • AAT qualified or demonstrable skills to an equivalent level

The perfect applicant will have the following (note: desirable, not essential):

  1. Motor trade experience
  2. Experience of using Kerridge motor trade accounting software
  3. Commercial experience

For more information or to apply, please send a covering letter and your CV to Mandy Hussey -

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