Current Vacancies

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Positions currently available within ASE:

Composite Auditor

Recognised as global leaders in the automotive industry for over 40 years, ASE works with thousands of motor dealers, all the major manufacturers and finance houses around the world to improve dealer, dealer group and dealer network profitability.

We are currently recruiting for a field-based Composite Auditor to provide composite auditing services to franchises, to check the validity of data submissions by their dealer networks. The Composite Auditor will also be responsible for promoting ASE's services to manufacturers and dealers.

Key responsibilities:

  • To conclude whether a composite submission gives a fair and accurate representation of actual trading performance
  • Provide an assessment of month end accounting routines and procedures
  • Conduct an overview of balance sheet controls i.e. debtors and stock
  • Review of operational performance against benchmark KPIs
  • Allocation of activity and expenses on multi franchise Dealers to evaluate the effect other brands have on the overall result
  • Collate a summary of key actions and a 'pass/fail’ indicator
  • Give the dealer an increased credibility of data
  • Provide insight into the performance of each business
  • Encourage engagement of investors to utilise composite information
  • Ensure there is reliability for profit improvement measures
  • Have an understanding of KPI distortions through poor data
  • Work in tandem with operational teams
  • Use your skill set to understand influences that may be affecting operational performance
  • Develop the role in line with business needs
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills
  • Managing internal resources in order to ensure reporting requirements are met
  • Promote all additional ASE, audit, tax and marketing services to manufacturers and dealers

Skills and experience:

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in the motor trade, ideally within a franchised motor dealership.

We are also looking for the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills and a high degree of organisation and forward planning
  • High level of IT expertise, particularly Excel, and Word to intermediate standard
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients
  • A team worker who is assertive and enthusiastic
  • Takes responsibility and sees a task through to its conclusion
  • Uses initiative and creativity
  • Willingness to travel in the UK and Europe

Benefits include generous holiday allowance, critical illness cover, life assurance, access to the training academy and pension.

Please contact us to apply

Mixed Tax Manager

You are likely to be CTA qualified (or equivalent) with a forward thinking attitude and with at least 3 years' experience in corporate tax and personal tax.

The role will be primarily advisory work and you will be responsible for providing direct support to the senior tax manager and tax partner on a wide range of corporate tax and personal tax advisory work including mergers, demergers, share schemes, valuations, aspect enquiries, restructuring, due diligence on acquisitions and disposals, cash and profit extraction, planning with trusts and IHT planning. You may also be required to complete complex personal and tax returns if and when required.

The client base is predominantly OMB's and advisory projects will also include succession and exit planning for the director/shareholders.

There are excellent structured progression opportunities on offer to Senior Tax Manager and beyond in the short to medium term.

The firm is unique in their industry based in South Manchester with a national client base. UK wide travel will be required on a regular basis to deliver the client facing service.

Please contact us to apply

Audit Senior

We now are recruiting for Audit Seniors to join our dedicated team of professionals. ASE offer a competitive package, attractive benefits including a company car and a dedicated training academy for all employees.

In this role you will be providing all ranges of assurance services to small-mid sized businesses, and is not just audit and accounting. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of accounts and financial statements;
  • Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships;
  • Audit of companies principally in the automotive sector;
  • Assist or lead a team to perform a wide variety of assignments, including due-diligence, corporate finance, business reviews, internal control reviews, special projects for manufacturers,
  • Design and implementation of audit plans;
  • Ensure completion of assignments within appropriate budget and time frame;
  • Manage a team of trainees while on assignment;
  • Report to manager and/or partner
  • Responsible for development and mentoring of trainees and staff;
  • Representing the firm at networking events, and identifying opportunities to grow our business.

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Be studying towards or fully qualified (ACA / CA / ACCA)
  • Have strong technical knowledge and be a good communicator
  • Have experience of leading a team on audit engagements
  • Be capable of working on your own initiative
  • Be willing to travel nationally
  • Have good commercial skills and an interest in networking and business development

Please contact us to apply

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