(IM2100) Group Business Financial Controller

£45,000.00 - 54,000.00 Per Annum

Business Finance Controller


Pembrook Resourcing are currently seeking a Business Finance Controller on behalf of their client to work for a Busy Dealership group.


1.      Stewardship of all branch financial matters.

2.      To ensure and uphold the integrity of Balance Sheet at all times.

3.      To ensure full compliance with the policies and procedures of the company and of any external bodies.

4.      Effective management of staff.

5.      To be a business partner to General Manager in supporting them in the running of a successful dealership; providing the GM with timely information to make decisions.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


1.      Timely production of accurate monthly Management Accounts – providing detailed analysis and commentary

2.      Investigative and analytical support across the business as required, evaluating profit optimisation

3.      On-going reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts to ensure assets are valued appropriately and all liabilities are recorded

4.      Manufacturer Composite Data submission to allow comparison with other businesses within the industry

5.      Enforcement of constant debtor and creditor controls to ensure cash flow does not compromise the operation of the business – hold aged debt meetings as appropriate to hold relevant managers accountable

6.      Review and approval of all payments to ensure they are fully documented and authorised in accordance with Our clients Limits of Authority.

7.      Vehicle deal file audits to ensure compliance with FCA regulations and manufacturer MPS support requirements

8.      Provision of data in a timely and detailed manner to HO as required for year-end audit purposes

9.      Compilation and validation of annual budget submission

10.   Collation and submission to HO of all payroll requirements to meet monthly deadlines, including all contractual details, full and accurate information relating to starters and leavers and commission calculations.

11.   Assisting managers and minute taking in disciplinary procedures and preparation of all related documents.

12.   Management of Finance and Vehicle Admin teams and of all associated processes

13.   Various Ad Hoc duties to assist the dealerships management team to perform their roles effectively

14.  Upholding and enforcing all policies and procedures to ensure consistency across all sites – whistleblowing as/when necessary


Job Requirements


1.      To be professional at all times

2.      Be approachable

3.      Have a positive attitude which creates a good working environment for finance and admin departments

4.      Effectively manage finance and admin functions in a professional manner

5.      Be impartial at all times

6.      Ability to manage / coach / mentor staff reporting to you

7.      Effective communication skills – at all levels of management and junior staff

8.      Always be an advocate of the company’s values – ‘Love your customers, Care for your company.