Finance Manager

Location: Cold Meece

    Salary - £45,000

Smart Fleet Solutions Limited is a UK’s leading vehicle reconditioning and storage specialist located throughout the UK. We were recently acquired by Cazoo; the UK's largest online-only used car dealer and now have huge growth plans in place to meet our customer demand and expand our business further. 

As a part of our growth, we have a new opportunity for an experienced finance manager.

The Role:

Preparation of Management accounts and management of monthly reporting cycle. Drive system controls and procedures. Responsible for delivering KPIs and ensuring all deadlines are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that detailed management accounts are prepared on a monthly basis in accordance with Group reporting deadlines.
  • Ensure that a full & detailed balance sheet review is undertaken on a monthly basis & that suitable reconciliation are maintained.
  • Management of working capital including debtor review, prompt payment of trade creditors & ensuring that cash management is in accordance with business requirements.
  • Monitoring of the MS Dynamics Navision finance solution liaising with IT where issues arise.
  • Ensure that there is suitable planning & undertaking of the interim & final external audit. Provision of a detailed audit pack prior to audit visit. Attendance at both the audit planning & close meetings. Any resulting management points raised to be actioned immediately.
  • Supervision & management of Finance Team.
  • Ensure that monthly Parts stock takes are undertaken & that there is a full reconciliation back the nominal ledger balance.  
  • Ensure that the monthly payroll for staff is prepared & submitted to the payroll bureau on a timely basis & that the resulting net payments are made via electronic banking. Payment of PAYE, NI & Apprentice Levy to be made in accordance with HMRC deadlines. Payroll year end & production / distribution of P11D returns to be made in accordance with HMRC deadlines.
  • Ensure that quarterly VAT Returns are prepared & submitted to HMRC. Ensure that prevailing VAT requirements & legislation is adhered to.
  • Support business projects and any other adhoc duties

Here’s why you’ll love it at Smart Fleet Solutions

  • Competitive salary.
  • Ongoing career development, training and coaching – because if you don’t grow, we don’t grow.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Birthday paid day off
  • Volunteering paid day off
  • Wellbeing app (Calm)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Cazoo discount scheme

Dedicated to diversity: At Smart Fleet Solutions we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative working environment that delivers real results. It’s why you’ll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn.




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