Title:  Accounting Manager

Reference Number:  3963

Tamworth, GB, B78 1SE

Date:  12 Jul 2024
Company:  LKQ Euro Car Parts

Job Overview

This role will be responsible for the overall financial accounting for LKQ Euro Car Parts UK. The responsibilities will include month close postings, variance analysis and reporting to LKQ Europe. This person will also be responsible for balance sheet reconciliations, clearing of outstanding items and analysis.

Why work for LKQ

We are a people first organisation – for our colleagues, the customer is at the heart of everything we do, and in turn we put our colleagues at the forefront of our business. As with many of our roles, we are happy to talk about flexible working options, we are committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance. We’re looking for people who love what they do, are passionate about delivering only the very best and make it their business to excel, whatever their role. We strive to support all our employees through their individual career paths and thrive within our business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for processing and reviewing month end close postings
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed balance sheet reconciliations for UK company
  • Involvement in the production and timely submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting packs for UK to LKQ Corporation, with variance analysis
  • Involvement in the preparation and timely submission of monthly US GAAP accounting adjustments
  • Involvement in the preparation of SOX control compliance during close processes, ensuring all submissions are completed accurately, on time and in adherence to LKQ Corp policy.
  • Responsible for responding to queries from external and internal auditors as necessary
  • Responsible for resolving VAT and Corporation Tax enquiries and analysis.



Skills and Experience

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Superior analytical and Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate with the non-finance colleagues
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A driven, hard-working individual
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience of working for an FMCG /logistics/ Multisite business.
  • Experience of US GAAP and SOX (desired)

What we offer

•    Annual bonus
•    Enhanced parental benefits
•    EAP
•    Pension
•    25 days annual leave
•    Hapi-benefits (retail discount)

•    Staff discount

LKQ Euro Car Parts sits at the heart of the automotive aftermarket, supplying an unrivalled range of vehicle parts to over 18,000 customers through a world-class logistics operation in the UK and Ireland. But we’re so much more than just a parts supplier – we lead the market through innovative digital and service offerings, supporting our customers every step of the way as they prepare for the future. If you want to start your career with LKQ Euro Car Parts apply now.