Arnold Clark Automobiles Ltd is one of the largest car dealer groups in Europe. But it all started with just one showroom in Glasgow, Scotland, back in 1954. Since its launch, Arnold Clark Automobiles has grown to become Europe’s largest privately owned car retailer, selling in excess of 250,000 vehicles per year and generating an annual turnover of over £3 billion.
Arnold Clark sells over 280,000 cars a year and all their employees play a valuable role in the company’s continued success, as it puts customer experience at the heart of everything it does. In addition to selling cars, Arnold Clark provides rental vehicles, business fleet services, and high-quality training in a host of areas, as well as servicing, MOT tests and accident repairs. The business also supports local initiatives, to help the communities it works in. As part of the Arnold Clark Group there are four smaller companies within the Group, in addition to the main business. Arnold Clark is an all-inclusive company with great opportunities for progression.
The Arnold Clark Group has grown significantly over the last 10 years adding various departments to its Head Office function. Over this period there have been changes in financial practice to move more towards Internal Controls functions and as a result a new department has been created. The Financial Controls Accountant will for a key part of a new Key Controls Department. The individual will be required to assess current controls/gaps and amend these / develop new controls in conjunction with key stakeholders. This position will sit within the Group Finance Department but will work closely with Internal Audit who will test the controls. The individual will be required to document Group policies and procedures and continuously review these.
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