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Luscombe Mitsubishi Leeds

Low Road, Hunslet
West Yorkshire
LS10 1QR

Telephone: 0113 277 6099

Mobile: 07984 647938

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Work at Luscombe Mitsubishi Leeds


Accounts Manager (with Payroll responsibilities)

There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Luscombe Motors Ltd who operate the Suzuki and Mitsubishi franchises for the Leeds area. We are a Multi award winning family business and we are proud to have recently been voted as one of the UK’s best Dealerships to work for. Looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

About the role

We are looking for an Accounts Manager to join our accounts department based in Hunslet, Leeds. The role reports to the Finance Director. The role will require you to work to set procedures on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, working closely with the sales administration department and Department Managers. You will be involved in doing various account reconciliations and assist in taking the accounts up to trial balance. A key part of the role will be the operation and administration of the SAGE payroll and auto enrolment pension system.

Your main duties will include:

  • Operating the SAGE monthly payroll and Auto Enrolment process
  • Banking duties including payment of vehicle purchases and vehicle settlements
  • Reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Management and control of the Suzuki and Mitsubishi bonus accounts
  • Assisting in the preparation of month end Management accounts within 8 working days
  • Completion of the Suzuki monthly composite.
  • Supporting the two Accounts Assistants when required  
  • Resolving any on site accounts queries & issues.
  • Carry out physical vehicle stock checks twice a year
  • Any Ad hoc duties as requested by the Finance Director 

Essential Skills

  • Payroll and Auto Enrolment experience (ideally SAGE)
  • Good bookkeeping experience with a strong understanding of double entry routines
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills with the ability to sort and reconcile data in an efficient manner
  • Ability to schedule work and show initiative to improve procedures where appropriate
  • Can work successfully in pressurised situations & can handle conflicting demands
  • Can learn to work with new software quickly and efficiently and is enthusiastic, flexible & committed
  • Strong attention to detail and reconciliation skills to meets deadlines without compromising the quality of work
  • Exemplary communication skills and discretion with both company and personal confidential and sensitive information
  • Ideally motor trade experience working in an Accounts environment within a franchise or independent dealership
  • Ideally motor trade DMS experience (Kerridge ADP or Pinnacle)

What We Offer

  • The role can be offered on a flexible basis (25 – 37.5 Hours a week. Monday to Friday)
  • 22 days holidays
  • Ongoing training including financial support for professional accounting exams after a qualifying period
  • Twice yearly bonus scheme (after 1 year’s service)
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee discounts on vehicle purchases, servicing MOT and repairs work.
  • Employee discount savings scheme with high street retailers such as Sainsburys, Debenhams, PC World etc

The successful candidate will benefit from a 3 month handover from a very experienced Accounts Director who is planning to retire in mid 2018.

First interviews will be held with the Accounts Director (Stuart Tillotson) and Finance Director (David Taylor) with a final interview with the Managing Director (Robin Luscombe) and David Taylor.

Start date to be no later than March 2018.

Salary  - competitive based on experience

Please note that employment is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.

Please apply in writing enclosing CV to Mr David Taylor, Finance Director, Luscombe Motors Ltd, Low Road, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 1QR or email david.taylor@luscombemotors.co.uk


It’s a team effort at Luscombe’s!




Our success is down to our individual employees – all working together as a team – empowered to make decisions, not running back and forth to their managers.  We are all involved in the business and work towards creating an enjoyable and stress-free environment for our customers. 

If you would like to join our team, we are interested in hearing from you and if we have no vacancies at present we will keep your details on file – Send your CV to marilyn.kirk@luscombemotors.co.uk