Dealership Accountant

Preston, Melbourne VIC
Financial Accounting & Reporting (Accounting)

At Preston Mazda, formally known as Max Kirwan Mazda we are driven to be better in every way as we build better business and have fun along the way. The growth of our business and the success of our people is evident of our continued success with the automotive industry, having been awarded the prestigious Master Dealer award 11 times.

Having been operating for over 55-years it is clear we know what we are doing and have become a trusted partner across the wider Mazda Australia brand.

A position has recently become available for a Dealership Accountant based on-site between our Preston and South Morang dealerships. The position involves management of financial processes, including the accurate recording and reporting of financial information and ensuring statutory obligations are met.

The role is expected to adhere to the strict reporting time frames and deliverables required by the business.

This is a full-time position. You must be available to work weekdays 8.30am to 5.00pm

Reporting directly to the Dealer Principal and Group Financial Controller, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Managing the day-to-day administration responsibilities
  • Supporting the accounting department including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general administrative duties
  • Completion of monthly financial reporting
  • Preparation of daily cash flow
  • Preparation and lodgement of monthly BAS, Payroll Tax and annual FBT return
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Perform Balance Sheet and General Ledger reconciliations
  • Analysis and reporting of departmental operations
  • Oversee weekly Payroll and related responsibilities
  • Preparation of year end reports

Skills and experience

To be successful, you will possess the following skills and experience:

  • 3+ years previous automotive dealership experience as an accountant is highly regarded
  • You will have completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business or related discipline
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Processing accuracy and attention to detail
  • Disciplined work ethic
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competent in the use of computer applications
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • The drive and ambition to progress your career
  • A positive and proactive approach

What do we offer you:

At Preston Mazda, we believe that everyone has the capacity to be better every day. That is why we are passionate about creating a work environment that enables our people to achieve their best personally, and professionally

We’re a family run business, who are incredibly ambitious and always looking to improve our business. We can promise you will enjoy working every single day!

Our Preston Mazda benefits include:

  • Free breakfast provided daily to ensure you start the day energised
  • Birthday leave
  • Generous discounts across new and used vehicles, servicing, and parts

A competitive salary will be offered, commensurate to experience, knowledge and qualifications.

To celebrate your 5-year anniversary you’ll also be rewarded with:

  • An additional week of pay, paid each year you work over your 5 years

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Preston Mazda is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace.

All successful short-listed candidates will be contacted to attend an on-site interview at the dealership.

Due to the high volume of applications we expect to receive, we will not be accepting any inbound inquiries regarding the role


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