Automotive Accountant

November 24, 2021

Job Location: Brisbane CBD & Inner Suburbs
Employer: Eagers Automotive
Full time

You may have heard of the recent merger of Eagers Automotive – rebranding the company to become Australia’s largest automotive retailer in Australia and NZ. Our origins date back to 1913 and our future is full of innovation and exciting new ventures that include the Brisbane Airport Automall- a first of its kind. We are pioneers, big thinkers, collaborators, and we like to get our hands dirty. At Eagers Automotive, no job is too small, and no idea is too big so it’s incredibly important that we source, hire, and retain employees that align with our values of integrity, inclusiveness, owner’s mindset and agility. To that effect, we are seeking a driven, experienced Accountant/Automotive Accountant looking to pursue a rewarding career in the luxury car market, looking after the Jaguar Land Rover and Honda brands at Newstead


Key responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage the financial and administrative aspects of the business
  • Ensure the Dealership meet its financial obligations and conform to set procedures
  • Maintain an accurate set of accounts and produce the monthly trading results in a timely manner   
  • Produce accurate financial reports and reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Prepare detailed budgets and monitor all costs and payments
  • Ensure that recording and reporting procedures regulated by external bodies are adhered to
  • Ensure all statutory returns are completed and lodged to the financial controller
  • Assist the Financial Controller and General Manager with the administration of the dealership/s
  • Plan, direct, monitor and control the activities of the administration functions
  • Train and mentor staff to be efficient in handling and dealing with all administrative activities
  • Ensure the new and used vehicle processing systems enable timely and accurate results
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Perform monthly and yearly stocktakes for relevant departments
  • Manage dealership treasury functions and all other ad hoc accounting tasks


The successful candidate:

  • Previous automotive dealership experience as an Accountant is preferred
  • Degree qualified in Accounting, Business or a related discipline
  • CA or CPA qualification or be enrolled
  • Ability to analyse data and resolve problems
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Advanced computer skills with MS Excel, Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and multi-task
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail


What we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • A rostered 5 day working week
  • Ongoing training and support
  • A wide range of employee benefits spanning discounts on products services, health and wellbeing, insurances, finance and more
  • Car allowance
  • Professional Memberships


If you would like to join a well-known brand, in a booming industry, with a great team and LOTS of exciting innovation to come – please APPLY and tell us why we should be #movingtogether. 

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