Accounts 18-01-2024 Job

Β£45000 - Β£50000 On accrual 20 days holiday plus bank holidays Full Time
Accounts 18-01-2024
  • Finance
  • HCL Fleet Services
  • HCL House, Beddington Farm Road, Croydon, CR0 4XB

 (HCL) HCL Fleet Services-Hydro Cleansing Ltd

Get ready to embark on an exciting journey with HCL Fleet Services Mechanical Repair Centre for HGVs, Buses, Coaches, and Lorries, located in the heart of Croydon! We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic Accounts Assistant to become a valued member of our vibrant team.

At HCL Fleet Services, we take pride in delivering top-notch mechanical repair and maintenance services for heavy vehicles throughout London and the South East. Our commitment to excellence is reflected not only in our services but also in our cutting-edge accounting department. We've ditched the old and embraced the new, transitioning from Sage 50 to the innovative Xero accounting package.

But that's not all - our tech-savvy team has developed a custom-built CRM and a cloud-based infrastructure for accounts management. What's more, we're continuously rolling out exciting updates from our in-house software team. This means you'll have the opportunity to work with the latest and greatest tools in the field of accounting, making your role even more thrilling and rewarding.

So, if you're ready to join a forward-thinking team and make a real impact in the world of accounting, HCL Fleet Services is the place to be. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to grow and thrive in a dynamic environment! Apply now and be part of our incredible journey!


The chosen candidate will play a pivotal role in maintaining the financial stability of our workshop, which has experienced an unprecedented surge in clients and customers, growing from zero to a phenomenal intake on an hourly, daily, and weekly basis. Your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of critical tasks that are essential to our continued success.

You'll be responsible for handling the invoicing process, ensuring accuracy, and timely delivery. Close collaboration with the workshop's administrative team is vital to maintaining effective credit control, keeping service packages up-to-date, and coordinating the scheduling of forthcoming MOTs. Additionally, you will work in tandem with the administrator to ensure that sufficient finances are available for all necessary operations.

Furthermore, you'll be the linchpin in ensuring the seamless day-to-day running of our accounts. At 5 o'clock every day, you'll diligently upload financial data to Xero accounting for comprehensive reporting back to our head office. This regular reporting is crucial in providing our directors with real-time insights into the financial health of HCL Fleet Services.

Your role will also encompass the careful management and oversight of bank accounts, which will operate with dual functionality between our head office and HCL Fleet Services. This dual functionality ensures that our financial operations run smoothly and efficiently, fostering continued growth and success.

In summary, as our Accounts Assistant, you'll be at the forefront of our financial operations, supporting our remarkable journey of growth and ensuring that our workshop's financial stability remains rock-solid. Your dedication and expertise will be instrumental in delivering daily reports and maintaining the financial health of HCL Fleet Services.

Role Title: Accounts 



As our Accounts Assistant, you'll be at the forefront of some seriously thrilling tasks that are vital to our success. Check out the electrifying responsibilities waiting for you:

πŸ’Ό Processing of the Monthly and Weekly Payroll: It's not just about numbers; it's about ensuring our hardworking team gets what they deserve, and you'll be the payroll magician making it happen by reporting the hours and timesheets collated back to the outsourced payroll company that will calculate and solidify the payroll at the end of each week.

πŸ“Š Production of Aged Debtor Reports: Picture this – you'll be the one uncovering insights and trends within our financial data, turning outstanding accounts into actionable strategies.

πŸ“ˆ Assisting with the Production of the Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss: You'll play a key role in shaping our financial landscape, helping us steer the ship towards greater financial success.

πŸ’° Bank Reconciliations for Multiple Accounts: Think of it as a financial treasure hunt – you'll ensure every transaction is accounted for, making sure our accounts are accurate at all times.

πŸ“‘ Supplier Account Reconciliations: In addition to managing supplier accounts, you'll perform regular reconciliations on a weekly basis. This meticulous work ensures that our financial data is accurate and up-to-date. Your dedication will enable the bank account at HCL Fleet Services to reconcile seamlessly with the accounts maintained within the head office bureau, ensuring that our financial operations run smoothly and efficiently.


Experience and Qualifications Required:


πŸŽ“ Qualified AAT, CIMA, ACCA, or an equivalent level of qualification with UK Accreditation: It is imperative that candidates have successfully completed the relevant coursework and hold certifications and documentation that meet the high standards set by UK accreditation bodies. Given the significance of the role and its reporting lines, having a UK-accredited qualification is a non-negotiable requirement. Your qualifications should not only be equivalent but must be officially recognized and accredited by reputable UK institutions or accreditation bodies. This ensures that you possess the expertise and knowledge necessary to excel in this pivotal position.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό Experience in a similar position: Prior experience in a role with similar responsibilities will be highly valued. It demonstrates your ability to excel in this dynamic environment.

πŸ“š Experience with in-house training at a similar level with references: If you've undergone specialized training at a similar level and can provide references attesting to your skills and knowledge, that's a significant plus.

πŸ’» Xero Accounting Systems Proficiency: Proficiency in Xero accounting systems is not just a preference; it's essential for this role. Your expertise in Xero will be a crucial asset in managing our financial operations effectively.

If you meet these qualifications and are ready to take on the exciting challenges of this position, we'd love to hear from you! Join us at HCL Fleet Services, where your skills will make a real impact.




At HCL Fleet Services, we're committed to your professional development and growth. Here are the fantastic training opportunities you can expect:

πŸ“š In-house Training: As part of our team, you'll receive ongoing, job-specific training tailored to your role. We believe in continuously enhancing your skills to meet the evolving demands of our dynamic environment.

πŸ”§ Xero Accounting Training Courses with Certification: We're dedicated to ensuring you're well-equipped with Xero expertise. You'll have access to comprehensive Xero accounting training courses, and upon successful completion, you'll receive official certification to validate your skills.

πŸš€ Advanced Training in Xero: If you're looking to take your Xero proficiency to the next level, we offer advanced training opportunities. This will empower you with in-depth knowledge and advanced capabilities in Xero accounting.

πŸ“Š HCL Portal and Techman Garage Management Software: You'll also have the chance to become a pro in utilizing our specialized HCL Portal and Techman Garage Management Software. Mastery of these tools will be a valuable asset in your role.

At HCL Fleet Services, we're dedicated to your growth, and we provide you with the tools and training needed to excel in your position. Your continuous development is a priority for us as we work together to achieve success.


If you're ready to embark on an exhilarating journey with HCL Fleet Services and are excited about the possibilities this position holds, we invite you to take the next thrilling step:

πŸš€ Join Us and Ignite Your Career! πŸš€

Picture yourself as an integral part of our dynamic team, where every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth. If you're passionate about finance, eager to learn, and ready to make a real impact, we want to hear from you!

πŸ“Ž Submit Your CV Today: Your CV is your ticket to this exciting adventure. Show us your qualifications, your passion, and your drive. Let's transform the world of financial operations together!

Don't waitβ€”seize this opportunity to be part of a team that values innovation, continuous learning, and professional development. Join HCL Fleet Services, where your career aspirations will take flight, and your potential will know no bounds. Submit your CV now, and let's begin this thrilling journey together! πŸŒŸπŸ’ΌπŸŒŸ