Assistant Systems Accountant - Sytner Careers

Assistant Systems Accountant


Mark Green, Systems Accountant
Full Time
Sytner Group Head Office (Leicester)
Closing date
16th February 2022

Job description

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Systems Accountant to join our Head Office Finance department at Penman Way, Leicester.

Reporting to the Group Senior Systems Accountant this individual will help improve and support our dealerships in the use of Vehicle Stock Books, Nominal, Purchase and Sales Ledgers and, in the longer term, assist in changes required to the Groups Dealer Management System (DMS).

The principal responsibilities are:

Assist sites with system/process issues
Maintenance & Administration of the company's Dealer Management System
Support users of the system in Accounting and Vehicle Stock Book modules and dealing with queries as they arise.
Offer best practice advice whilst understanding business concerns and requirements

Assist in Systems training for Vehicle Stock Book and Accounts Modules

Prepare a regular suite of reports for presentation to dealerships and/or management/Board
Assist in developing new reports to help dealership reporting & controls and adapt as business or legal requirements change
Provide information to highlight trends/best practise at various levels across the group
Look to improve and develop information provided both from DMS reports and information from the business systems team

Project work
Assist in amendments to accounting systems through acquisitions and disposals
Assist in Dealer Management System upgrades


About you

The successful candidate will have the following;

A good understanding of accounting processes and procedures
Attention to detail and logical approach to problem solving
• An excellent communicator with the ability to converse at all levels
• Ability to work under pressure
• Motor Retail experience is essential
• Full UK driving license

This could be a good opportunity for an existing Dealership Assistant Accountant or someone who aspires to be an Assistant Accountant/Accountant and is looking to progress their career with Sytner.

The position will be based at Leicester, but due to the nature of the role may involve limited periods working at other locations

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.

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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.

More about Sytner Group Head Office (Leicester)

Sytner Group Head Office (Leicester)

2 Penman Way
Grove Park
LE19 1ST

0116 282 1000

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