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Drive Vauxhall Financial Controller


The Opportunity: Financial Controller

Macildowie Finance are delighted to be assisting Drive Vauxhall, one of Leicester’s most respected brands to recruit a Financial Controller for their site in Central Leicester.

Drive Vauxhall is one of the UK’s largest privately owned automotive retail groups, with a turnover of approximately £230 million and over 800 members of staff employed in 11 dealerships throughout the Country, giving the business both a national presence and a local community spirit.

The Leicester site of Drive Vauxhall is one of the largest and best performing within the group and boasts a tight knit and dynamic Senior Management Team who work well together to deliver strong financial performance.

What will you be doing?

This is a highly exciting opportunity; you will work autonomously and cross functionally to play a key role in driving strategic decision making and business performance for the Dealership.

You will report into the Group Finance Director, with a dotted line to the Site General Manager (Group Sales Director). You will have full responsibility for preparation of the Dealership Management Accounts, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Budget Preparation and all statutory requirements relevant to the Dealership, whilst managing a small finance team.

Aside from this you will collate all the weekly performance information then present this in the weekly Dealership performance meetings with the Senior Management Team. You will also provide commercial analysis and partnering services to the sales team etc on a variety of topics including product performance and profitability.

So what do you need?  

You must be a qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA), with previous dealership experience.

You will be able to display a track record of adding commercial value and the ability to provide motivation and leadership to a high performing finance department reporting into you.

You will be a comfortable and engaging communicator with the ability to lead and facilitate weekly Dealership performance meetings.

So what next?         


For an initial confidential and informal discussion about this role contact Mark Deaville, Qualified Finance Recruiter for Macildowie on 0116 22 22 590 or markd@macildowie.com 

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