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Part Qualified Accountant

Part Qualified Accountant

Job ID 
2017-216093
Location 
UK-Aldershot
Area 
Surrey/Hampshire/Berkshire Counties
Category 
Accounting/Finance - Accountant

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Overview

Add an annual turnover of $20.9 billion to a rental and leasing fleet of over 1.9 million vehicles spread across 9,600 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a business that’s grown into the largest global mobility provider in the world.  

 

We have an immediate vacancy for a Part Qualified Accountant based in Aldershot within a new division of Enterprise Rent-a-Car,  (ARMS Business Solutions*)The Business Management Department interacts and supports operating groups across the UK for key Shared Service functions. The department supports 8 separate Business Units hosting approx. 690 employees currently in 4 different office locations (Egham, Dartford, Aldershot & Sheffield) including approx. 230 homeworkers.

 

Working with Enterprise Holdings provides an exciting opportunity with a family-owned company that continues to grow globally to expand its footprint and deliver our exceptionally high level of customer service to car rental customers around the world. We encourage all of our employees to be the best they can be, and diversity is a priority in all areas of our business. We are proud to say we have been in the Times Top 50 Where Women Want to Work for eleven consecutive years and this year have been honoured with the 'advancement of social mobility award' among many other awards along the way.

 

Promotions and increased responsibilities

As you get to know how our business works, and your ability to make solid business decisions develops, you'll soon find yourself moving up through the organisation. How fast you progress is entirely up to you. With our entrepreneurial philosophy, there's truly nothing holding you back. Here's the career path you'll go through:

  • Accounting Coordinator
  • Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Accounting Manager
  • Assistant Controller
  • Financial Controller
  • Senior Financial Controller
  • V.P. Finance

 

 

*ARMS Business Solutions is the newly created division responsible for ARMS Business Services and ARMS Claims Services which is responsible for a number of key business areas – namely our credit and subscriber hire/repair business as well as our IT services covered by our recently acquired companies in CAPS, BMS and GATES. By combining our technology and insurance services under a single division, we have created a dynamic and comprehensive technology solution for our insurance and collision repair partners, as well as strengthened our mobility and replacement models for the future. 

Responsibilities

 The areas of responsibility for this person include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Upholding fiduciary responsibility by providing accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Financial statement and balance sheet schedule reconciliation and investigation as needed
  • Acting as a business partner to senior group management to improve operations, provide useful reporting, and analyze and interpret trends to support cost control and add value to the business.
  • Accounts receivables adjustments and investigation 
  • Perform and oversee assessments of ARMS Business Solutions internal control environment
  • Maintain a culture of ethical practice that demonstrates Enterprise core values
  • Monitor risks in our business and maintain a system of strong internal controls
  • Work with departments to improve efficiencies in their operations and support them in group initiatives

Qualifications

  • Accounting/Finance or similar degree and/or equivalent professional experience
  • Working towards accounting certification such as ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CMA (or equivalent) desirable e.g. part qualified, finalist or passed finalist
  • Experience of working in either a management accounting department or accountancy practice preferred
  • Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills
  • A proven ability to lead, train and develop employees
  • Strong desire to become a Business Manager
  • A solid understanding of business and the impact the Business Management department can make on it
  • Excellent problem solving, communication & time management skills
  • Detail orientation and strong work ethic
  • Ability to meet deadlines and think independently
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct a team
  • Proven track record of building effective working relationships at all levels
  • Solid PC skills, Microsoft Word and Excel at a minimum (Knowledge of Access a plus)

Additional Information:

 

  • Regardless of your socio-economic and educational background, Enterprise will always look at how you perform against our competencies and will judge you on that alone.
  • Please let us know about any accommodations you may need to participate in our recruitment process.
  • Aldershot has great transportation links to other areas in Hampshire and Surrey such as: Farnborough, Farnham, Camberley, Fleet, Basingstoke, Guildford and Woking.

 

 

Please note that due to the nature of the role, successful applicants will require a security check which involves Financial Probity and Basic Criminality. If successful at interview you will need a valid passport in your current name and proof of address dated inside the last 3 months.

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