Location Stafford
Brand Land Rover
Department Accounts
Salary £45,000
Closing date 10/04/2018

Dealership Accountant

£45,000 + company car

We are currently recruiting for a Dealership Accountant based at our Land Rover dealership in Stafford. The dealership is very successful and has recently won several industry awards as well as being the number one Land Rover dealership in the country.

The role will report into a centralised reporting centre and will work closely with the Dealership Manager to produce monthly management accounts. You will line manage a small team of three and be responsible for their ongoing development.

As the Dealership Accountant day-to-day, you will be reporting on sales and service financials and be responsible for production of several monthly reports. You will be approachable and offer best practice as well as being a key financial support to the Dealership Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Production of monthly management accounts
  • Weekly cash-flow forecasting
  • Annual and periodic budgeting
  • Regular accounts forecasting
  • Maintenance of dealership ledgers
  • Negotiation of any contracts/dealership costs
  • Streamlining of current processes/procedures

What we are looking for:

We are looking for you to have worked as a Dealership Accountant in the motor trade. You should be a qualified Accountant or should be qualified by experience (QBE). You should be used to getting your sleeves rolled up and you should be used to working in a fast-paced environment. We would also like you to have experience of the following systems:

  • Kerridge – revision 8
  • ADP Accounts
  • CDK Autoline

This role offers the opportunity to embrace change and bring new ways of working, you should be commercial minded and looking for your next challenge. It is often that a role like this become available at one of our most prestigious sites.

The Swansway Group offers a range of benefits including:

  • Holidays that increase with time served + 8 bank holidays
  • Company car
  • Highly rewarding bonus package
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Discounts on Swansway Group products and services
  • Opportunity to develop skills further


Swansway Group is a family owned and run motor group. We’ve been in the business over 50 years, so, we know a thing or two about the motor trade; and, more importantly for you, we also know a thing or two about creating a happy, motivated team!

We’ve won lots of awards; some national, some local, some industry, all of them recognise that we’re a dynamic, forward thinking business, delivering an excellent experience whether you’re a customer or an employee.

Our brand partners are synonymous with excellence, innovation and excitement, Audi, Jaguar, Land Rover, Jeep, Volkswagen, FIAT, to name but a few; couple this with our friendly, family feel and values of caring, honest and proud and you‘ll start to see why we’ve featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For List for the last six consecutive years.

No matter, what your role, you’ll become part of the Swansway family, dedicated to delivering exceptional levels of customer and colleague delight.

Join the family; apply today

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