• Financial Accountant


  • About Euro Car Parts

    Founded in 1978 by Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia Euro Car Parts is part of the LKQ Corporation, a Fortune 500 company and market leader in collision repair and recycled parts in North America and Europe, with an annualized turnover exceeding $5 billion worldwide and more than 30,000 employees across 7 countries.

    Euro Car Parts employ 12,000 employees with over 300 branches, 14 hubs, 4 National Distribution Centres and our Head Office functions in both Wembley and our new premises in Tamworth, as well as Technical Sales Trainers and Specialist Teams.

    We distribute parts for all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles and have over 140,000 different stocked part numbers, significantly exceeding our competitors. With turnover in excess of £1bn, the company is expanding rapidly across the UK and Europe, with acquisitions including Arleigh Group, Andrew Page and Team P R Reilly.

    It’s passion, high energy, tenacity and a “will to win” are the driving force behind the astounding, yet consistent growth. At Euro Car Parts we recognise that our people are our most valuable asset. They make the difference between good and great.

  • Job description

    Financial Accountant

    Tamworth, Staffordshire

    Upto £45,000 per annum

    We are recruiting for an experienced Financial Accountant to join our Overheads team in Tamworth.

    You will take ownership of the total overheads number responsible for, all P&L and balance sheet accounts linked to overheads. You will be the go-to person for overhead explanation and analysis for senior management. A driver of improvements in overhead cost accounting and act as a senior in the preparation and transmission of monthly accounts.

    Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant

    • Ownership of all aspects of overhead cost accounting, both P&L and balance sheet including, Employment and T&S, Logistics, Property, Marketing, Information Technology and HR & Office costs
    • Driving improvements in overhead cost accounting and reconciliations
    • Ensuring team adherence to financial controls in a Sarbanes-Oxley environment
    • Key player in preparation and transmission of month end, quarterly and annual reporting
    • Management and development of two direct reports
    • Liaison with external auditors as necessary
    • Ad hoc support as required by the business
    • Involvement with annual budgets for property expenditure

    Skills Needed

    • You will have previous Financial accounting experience
    • Qualified chartered, certified accountant or Part qualified with the right experience.
    • Good knowledge of Lease & rent- free accounting
    • You will have a year post-qualification experience or three years part qualified
    • Superior Excel skills (able to preform V-Look Ups and Pivots)
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and use initiative
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • A driven, hands-on and a hard-working individual

    For more information or to arrange an informal discussion: Please email your CV directly to Sarah Grey by clicking the apply button below.

    Due to the large volumes of CVs we are currently receiving we are unable to respond to each applicant individually.

  • Benefits

    Your career with Euro Car Parts is only limited by your ambition and will to succeed.

    For exceeding expectations in this fiercely competitive market we offer;

    • A highly competitive salary
    • Genuine career progression
    • Holiday discounts with cashback
    • Up to 40% discount for tickets to major family attractions and cinemas
    • Up to 20% discounts for various high street retailers
    • Plus amazing deals and discounts for 3000 gyms in the UK

  • Interested in joining the team?

    Apply today