Graduate Accountant - Carlisle

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Northern England

We are looking for motivated Graduate Accountants to work in various Arnold Clark branches across the UK.

Location

Cumbria/Carlisle

Hours

Full time, Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

About the role

As a Graduate Accountant at Arnold Clark, you’ll have the opportunity to gain experience over a 3-year period in all areas of accounting, as you hone your skills to become a Branch Accountant.

From basic tasks such as cashiering, purchase and sales ledger and credit control, you’ll progress to more challenging areas such as management accounts production, profit forecasting and year-end accounting.

This role would be perfect for anyone keen to complete their ACCA qualification with a platinum approved ACCA company and embark on a fulfilling career in accounting.

Day-to-day duties

  • Working closely with all staff in the branch, including Accounts, Admin and Sales.
  • Learning all aspects of working within the accounts department, as part of the Arnold Clark Accounts Academy – from purchase and sales ledgers to the full Branch Accountant role.
  • Combining workplace experience with classroom training at our dedicated training facility GTG.
  • Learning key management skills.
  • Working both independently and as part of a team on daily in-branch accounting tasks.

Essential skills

  • Full UK driving licence held for a minimum of one year.
  • Degree in Maths, Accounting or Business.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Willingness to learn and progress.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to your role.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.

As well as gaining practical experience and developing your accounting skills within an Arnold Clark branch, you will receive full ACCA study support, including tuition and revision courses on an award winning online platform from one of Europe’s leading professional study providers.

In addition to extensive training, you will also enjoy one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance and generous discounts on new and used cars.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.