Ref: RRF1015MANC

Closing Date 31/12/2019
Benefits
Working Hours 24 Hours PW
Location Manchester Central
Salary £15,390,00

Accounts Assistant​

When Lei Shing Hong commenced its first Mercedes-Benz dealership over 45 years ago, it started its journey to become the world’s largest Mercedes-Benz retailer. Our UK dealerships operate under the corporate business LSH Auto UK Limited, with 9 Dealerships in the Birmingham and Manchester regions.

We require a Accounts Assistant of the highest caliber to join our team at our Mercedes Benz Dealership in Manchester Central. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business and build your career with a company where strong principles of colleagues, customers, sustainability and community focus are built into our vision.

This role is a 10 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

Key Purpose of Role

  • To provide the link between site and site finance and administration.
  • To ensure the timely flow of information between hub and site and provide onsite representation assisting operational aspects of the business.

Accountabilities

You are required to maintain ethical standards in accordance with LSH Auto UK Limited Policies and Procedures including Anti-Bribery and all relevant competition law.

  • Prepare and post daily banking ready for sign off by Accountant.
  • Prepare and post information from payment journal and bank statement.
  • Prepare & post Bank Reconciliation ready for sign off by Accountant
  • Raising of all site cheques ensuring all correct documentation and authority is obtained thereby ensuring timely submission to Hub Site.
  • Register purchase invoices ensuring accompanied by valid purchase order.
  • Control movement, authorisation and passing of purchase invoices.
  • Control of site petty cash.
  • Co-ordinate flow of documentation/post between sites and hub.
  • Ensure all internal and external customers and suppliers are handled with courtesy and ensure the LSH Auto UK experience is delivered to all finance and administration contacts at all times.
  • To be involved and participate on periodic “best practise” groups.
  • Be prepared to accept additional responsibility as required to meet the demands of changing circumstances and standards.
  • Issue Weekly Management Reports.
  • Preparation of relevant management information for monthly performance reviews.
  • Ensure all company financial controls are adhered to. FPPM
  • Provide assistance to Accountant particularly at month end

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within a dealership accounts department.
  • Good background in most aspects of the administration function.
  • IT literate with training/knowledge of the Kerridge computer system.
  • Ability to cope with tight deadlines maintaining accuracy.
  • Possess people management skills.
  • Basic VAT/tax knowledge.
  • Professional manner with good communication skills.

Benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • 23 days Annual Leave, plus Bank Holidays, rising to 25 days after 2 years.
  • Extra annual leave purchase scheme
  • Generous company matched pension contribution
  • Life assurance
  • Mercedes Benz Retailer Staff Car Scheme for self, friends & family
  • Perkbox discounts on shopping, eating out, holidays and loads of ways of saving money
  • Mobile phone insurance
  • Subsidised Gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Colleague Reward and Recognition Incentive Programme

Are you interesting in joining a fun loving, passionate and spirited team and you feel up to the challenge, and have the relevant experience we are looking for APPLY TODAY!

Mercedes-Benz Careers at LSH Auto UK

Are you interested in pursuing an exciting and rewarding career? Do you want to be part of the world’s largest Mercedes-Benz retailer? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

Here at LSH Auto UK, we’re always on the lookout for fresh new talent to join our ever-expanding team. We offer many different career paths and opportunities to showcase your skills, so if you’re passionate about Mercedes-Benz, can contribute positively to a dedicated workforce and have outstanding enthusiasm and drive – we want to hear from you.


Whether you’re looking to shine as an expert Mercedes-Benz technician, take your sales skills to a managerial level or delve into the world of site security, we have the facilities and resources to guide you down the right path. Positions are varied and flexible with competitive rates of pay, so why not take a look at our latest job vacancies below, across Birmingham, Solihull, Tamworth, Manchester, Macclesfield, Stockport and Whitefield? Find out more about each job role including salary information and start making your next career move.

If you admire the craftsmanship and sophistication of Mercedes-Benz and want to join a team that could take your career to new heights, you could be the perfect fit. Send us your CV today.

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