Assistant Accountant

Lookers Charles Hurst Head Office Belfast

Contract Type: Permanent, Job ref. req11803

Market leading employee benefits

After a truly successful year, there has never been a more exciting time to join our company. We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our hard working team in Charles Hurst Head Office.

Our Assistant Accountants are primarily responsible for producing timely and accurate financial information and reports. They work alongside the wider finance team to ensure the upkeep of sub ledgers, reconcile balance sheet accounts, and calculate and communicate costs redirected from Head Office departments to other areas of the group.

It is the role of our Assistant Accountants to provide ad hoc financial information and analysis, as well as assisting with both internal and external audits.

Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it?! Continue reading to find out more about what we’re looking for.

About you

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in a similar role. You will be an analytical thinker with strong commercial acumen and a keen eye for detail.

You will have excellent communication skills and be at ease building relationships with key stakeholders across the business. A strong desire to provide exceptional service is a must.

Detailed knowledge of accounting and IT systems is essential for this role.

So, if this sounds like your dream job and you have relevant experience, apply now to take your first steps toward success with Lookers.

Why us…?

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;

  • Enhanced holidays that increase with service
  • Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
  • Smart Health – free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave

We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.

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