Accounting Assistant

Established over 35 years ago, U-Drive is a family run company. With 8 branches and a fleet of over 3000 vehicles, U-Drive Ltd is considered the largest wholly independent vehicle rental company in the Southwest.

We are currently look to recruit a positive and friendly individual with a ‘Can do’ attitude. Reporting into the Head of Finance you will be working 37½ hours per week.

What You'll Need to Succeed
To be successful in this role, you will ideally be an experienced Accounts Assistant with a minimum of Level 3 AAT qualifications. In addition, you will need to have:

  • An analytical and problem solver mind-set
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • A customer service attitude and the ability to clearly articulate information
  • Strong IT skills; Microsoft Office and accounting software
  • AAT Level 4 or equivalent is preferred but not essential for this role

As this is a small and friendly team, being a team-player is key, as well as being a good communicator and able to use your own initiative and challenge information or data.

Duties will Include, but are not restricted to:

  • Process vehicle sales invoices
  • Settle finance on vehicles sold and send clearance off to customers
  • Chase outstanding monies on vehicle sales invoices
  • Process new vehicle purchases
  • Submit vehicle schedules to HP companies for funding
  • Reconcile the Asset Register and outstanding vehicle sales invoices to Access Dimensions
  • Post all HP payments to Access throughout the month, ensuring interest and capital is taken into account
  • Monthly sales reports
  • Month end reports
  • Finance commission analysis
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Resolve queries arising from phone calls and emails.
  • Supporting all members of the team as and when required
  • Adhoc duties as and when required by your Line Manager

What Can We Offer You?

In return for your efficiency, commitment, reliability and hard work, the successful Accounts Assistant will be offered a competitive salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Workplace pension
  • 30 Days (Including Bank Holidays) Annual Leave in your first year, accruing an additional day after 24 months service until your 5th year where you will receive 33 Days Annual Leave
  • Discounts at 3,000+ stores
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee Discount across U-Drive branches
  • Employee Wellbeing Program


Poole, Dorset, UK

Job Reference:

Finance Assistant


U-Drive Ltd

Head Office - Finance


Accounting Assistant


You will have experience as a Accounts Assistant with a minimum Level 3 AAT Qualification


United Kingdom