Accounts and Finance

Accounts and Finance roles at Dick Lovett

Accounts and Finance

Finance Manager, Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Apprentice

Our Accounts Teams play an integral part in the success of our businesses; they work extremely hard to help ensure every area of each dealership is performing efficiently and to its maximum potential.

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A job that adds up to a career

We offer a variety of positions, beginning with entry-level roles through our Accounts and Finance Apprenticeships program. Our Team includes Assistant Accountants as well as team members that specialise in Payroll and Sales Ledger Accounting.

There is a great career pathway in automotive accounting roles, as there is progression up to Dealership Accountant level. Every Dealership Accountant is a part of the Senior Management Team, helping to shape the general business strategy and assisting wherever they can in the day-to-day running of the business.

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Key responsibilities

Our Accounts Teams remit is wide and varied. They’re responsible for:  

  • The timely and accurate production of monthly accounts and manufacturer reports 
  • Credit control 
  • Payment of suppliers 
  • Cash management 
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts 
  • Maintenance of all underlying accounts records 
  • Ensuring adequate internal controls are in place and regular review thereof 
  • Production of annual statutory accounts and liaison with the auditors 
  • Production of all necessary information for the company’s corporation tax computations 
  • And much, much more!
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I personally enjoy the essential eye for detail and having the ability to work with the management team to assist in “making a difference”. Much of accountancy can be retrospective, but having the ability to steer profitability through analysis is rewarding.

Karina Hopkins

BMW MINI Group Accountant

What we expect from team members

To be considered for an Accountant role with us, you will ideally hold a Professional Accountancy Qualification and have an up-to-date understanding and knowledge of all matters relating to finance, VAT and taxation. We also look for the following key skills:

  • Enthusiasm and commitment 
  • Technical competence, not necessarily evidenced by exam success 
  • Excellent communicator; both verbal and written 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Good sense of humour 
  • Flexible ‘can-do’ approach 
  • Willingness to learn and develop

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Career path and progression

If you are interested in pursuing a career within our Accounts & Finance Teams, here is an example of a typical career path at Dick Lovett:

This is a great opportunity for an Accounting Apprentice to gain real hands-on work experience in a busy Accounts team in an exciting industry.

In this role, you will be learning to understand the whole process of the accounting function in a business and in our industry. Our team will teach you the processes that surround Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and disciplines around VAT and banking, conducively with understanding a balance sheet.

We are looking for candidates who want to grow with us and develop an understanding of financial controls in a business. For this role, you will be working with a local college to complete the apprenticeship and at the end of the programme you will have a qualification from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

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