Accounts Assistant | Yorkshire | Cars2
Accounts Assistant Reference Number - 0123445567567
Location Wakefield
Working Hours Full-time, Permanent
Benefits Company pension Life insurance
Salary £20,000 - £22,000
Closing Date 11/10/2021

Cars2 are a highly successful motor retail group based in West and South Yorkshire. We have grown extensively in recent years and now represent several the world’s leading motor brands, including Hyundai, SEAT, Renault, Dacia, Fiat/Abarth, Nissan and MG as well as our own prestige and sports car brand - PureCars.

As a result our our ongoing expansion and investment in our existing manufacturer partners, we are now looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant for our new business due to open in Wakefield in September of 2021.

The Role

The purpose of this full-time role is to support the Regional Accountant on a variety of financial matters whilst maintaining an efficient accounts function on the site you will be based at. This position would suit an experienced Accounts Assistant, with automotive experience, or a strong trainee Accounts Assistant who is ambitious, capable and ready for their next career move. The successful candidate will be expected to cover all aspects of accounts administration in order to support the dealership sales and aftersales teams.

Remuneration & Benefits

For the role of Accounts Assistant you will receive:

  • A salary of between £20,000 and £22,000 per annum, dependent upon experience
  • Full time role
  • Life Assurance & Pension
  • Opportunity for some supported Study [AAT]
  • 5 day working week

Skills Required

For the role of Accounts Assistant you will need:

  • Experience/understanding of both purchase & sales ledgers
  • Supplier payments and daily banking
  • Have strong attention to detail skills
  • Some management accounts preparation experience [preferably, not essentially in the motor/automotive industry
  • Strong working knowledge of EXCEL


The ideal candidate for the role of Accounts Assistant will have motor trade / automotive experience and working towards an accounting qualification (AAT or similar). Additionally a working knowledge of CDK (Kerridge) would be another huge advantage.

The Person

As Accounts Assistant you must:

  • Have a flexible and proactive approach to work
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and thrive in a challenging and fast-paced and high energy environment
  • Be a team player and effective communicator with a variety of audiences and company management
  • Be organised, reactive and able to prioritise own workload

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a high-energy expanding business offering significant future career development for the right candidates. If in doubt visit our company page on Indeed or our website at .

Expected start date: 01/10/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,00.00-£22,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Cars2 operate to all the latest COVID-10 standards and legislation at all sites for both colleagues and customers.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£22,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Life insurance

Work remotely:

  • No

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