Meet the Accounts Team

The Swansway Group Accounts teams are based both at Head Office and the dealerships.

The role of our Accountants is varied and within a challenging and dynamic environment, which means the job is never dull or predictable.

If you're looking for a career in Accounts, send your CV to our HR department and we'll contact you the next time there are vacancies in this team.

What skills would I need to join the team?

Accountants

Roles within the team have specific requirements, which are outlined in any vacancy listings, but typically our Accountants would be involved in:

  • Preparation of Monthly Management accounts and reporting within a timely manner
  • Preparing cash flows and monitoring cash positions
  • Budgeting and Forecasts
  • Offering advice and support to General Manager and other departmental Managers in respect of accounting issues

Accounts Assistants

Supporting our Accountants are Assistant Accountants who are actively involved in the daily transactions within the Dealership such as Banking, Purchase and Sales ledger transactions.


What do we look for in our Accounts teams?

Qualities we look for:

  • Self-motivation
  • Responsibility
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team
  • Business acumen and interest
  • Organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines
  • Teamwork
  • Good interpersonal skills in communicating to both internal and external customers
  • Proficiency in IT
  • Analytical ability
  • A methodical approach and problem solving skills
  • Numeracy skills

See what they have to say...


"I am proud of the way the company values and listens to our Accounts team and the input we have to the business. There is a mutual respect for everyone which can only be a good thing for the business."

Joanne Bailey, Swansway Group Accounts Manager.


"I love a challenge and working for Swansway is certainly that! In a business that is constantly evolving, there needs to be a solid foundation for the Companies smooth operation and our accounts department provides the financial support that the Company relies on. I am proud to be part of that."

Sam Gillard, Head Office Accountant.


"We all work as such a great team, which is crucial in our department, the nature of the job means that sometimes there are tight deadlines, but with such supportive people around, it's never impossible."

Seonaid Milne, Assistant Accountant


"I came to Swansway straight out of University so I wasn't sure what to expect, but everyone's been so helpful and welcoming. I've been given a great opportunity to continue building my knowledge, and with such a supportive company behind me, I know I can't go far wrong."

Jack Wagstaff, Trainee Accountant


"Working in the dealerships and at Head Office are both completely different environments, but no matter where you go in Swansway, everyone works as a team, it's really nice."

Alison Hodkinson, Assistant Accountant