Finance Manager

Salary: Salary Competitive Dependent on Experience

Permanent, Full Time, Salary Competitive dependent on Experience

(Please state your salary expectations on your application)

The Company

Hatfields is one of the largest independent, family run motor dealer groups in the UK operating from dealerships across the North of England and Shrewsbury. Originating in 1922, Hatfields has established a successful dealer network over a number of decades, developing a loyal customer following along the way. Currently the group caters for the sales and aftersales requirements for Jaguar, Land Rover & Volvo.

The company has acquired a reputation for excellence in all areas, winning awards and accolades from many car manufacturers and automotive media. Hatfields was named Group of the Year by Jaguar Land Rover in 2018 for both Jaguar and Land Rover. The awards rate retailers from across the UK for all round performance, but most importantly customer satisfaction. The Group was also recognised in 2019 as delivering the Best Financial Performance by AM100, being the most profitable UK franchised dealer group.

The Role

The opportunity has arisen to be the financial head for our Jaguar and Land Rover sites in Hull. Reporting the Group Head of Finance, the individual will ensure robust policies and procedures are adhered to and deliver impeccable financial control. Working closely with the respective Head of Business, the individual will analyse key financial data and drive performance across all departments at both sites.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Full financial control of the site including sales, purchase, vehicle and nominal ledgers
  • Production of monthly management accounts with full analysis and commentary
  • Business Partnering with all site personnel
  • Analysis of key financial data to support in business decision making and drive performance
  • External manufacturer reporting adhering to their timescales
  • Delivery of robust forecasts and budgets adhering to company and manufacturers deadlines
  • Management and development of the accounts team
  • Support the local roll out of Group initiatives
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors
  • Coordination of payroll

The Person

A strong financial control background with an accounting qualification (CIMA/ACA/ACCA), you must be able to demonstrate your ability to meet tight deadlines in a busy retail / consumer focused business. You must have strong analytical and IT skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively across all levels and functions of the business.


Benefits of working for Hatfields include a competitive salary, employee car ownership scheme, 22 days holiday (+ Statutory), pension, access to significant supplier discounts, childcare voucher & cycle to work scheme, discounts at various high-street stores, supermarkets, restaurants & cinemas.

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