Laura Shipp

Dealership Accountant - Lexus Bristol

Name

Laura Shipp

How long have you worked for Sytner Group?

Since April 2006.

How has your job changed in that time?

I started at Lexus Bristol as Accounts Assistant, since then I have progressed into the Dealership Accountant role and during my time here as Accountant I have been heavily involved in the start up of Land Rover Bristol in the shared premises next door.

If someone wanted to become an Accountant, what key skills would they need?

The ability to enforce and follow strict guidelines, a high attention to detail, accuracy and good communication skills.

Three words that sum up the people in your team?

Friendly, fun and professional.

If you could take one item to a desert island what would it be?

My iPhone, I can never be without it!

Favourite saying?

“Live for today!” Also, “work to live not live to work.”

Things you like?

Spending time with family and friends and making the most of time with them.

I will never been seen without…

My hair being straightened!!!

Favourite TV programme

Don’t Tell the Bride.

Unknown fact?

My Brother in law is an ex Ireland international rugby player, with 70 caps for Ireland and 6 for the Barbarians!