Careers


Careers

Join the Colin Appleyard family

Below you will find a list of positions currently available across the Colin Appleyard group. We are always on the look out for experienced main dealer staff so even if a vacancy is not advertised, please feel free to forward your CV for us to take a look at.

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Be part of a winning team

How would you like to be part of a great team within a secure, successful business with lots of future opportunities? One which is family owned and family run and prides itself on creating a friendly working environment for all its staff? One where you are a name and not a number? And one which provides all of the following

  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with length of service
  • statutory life insurance and pension scheme
  • staff discounts and preferential rates on everything we sell
  • employee benefits scheme offering you savings across a range of high street stores, supermarkets and holidays etc
  • inclusion in the company’s profit-share scheme
  • the opportunity to contribute to the future of the company at regular 'think tank’ meetings and at our annual company meeting
  • the opportunity to be rewarded for being a top performer and or team player at our annual ‘Appy Awards’
  • subsidised group Christmas parties

Available Positions

Purchase Ledger Clerk

at our Head Office in Keighley

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
    Hours of work: Monday to Friday (full time)

    We are looking to recruit an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk at our Head Office in Keighley. The role includes BACS and cheque payments to suppliers, registering and passing invoices, monthly reconciliation of the supplier statements, dealing with invoice queries with suppliers, and bank reconciliations. You will work closely with the Company Accountant, work internally with colleagues for Purchase Ledger queries, general accounts admin duties and fulfil ad-hoc tasks as required.
  • We are ideally looking for someone who:
    • Has a minimum of 2yrs Purchase Ledger Experience in the Motor Trade
    • Possesses a solid understanding of word and excel
    • Is able to demonstrate strong team working skills
    • Has experience with Kerridge and Main dealer systems
    • Is enthusiastic and self-motivated with a professional attitude to colleagues and customers alike
    • Has excellent communication skills and a good telephone manner
    Please apply by email to [email protected], or in writing to Caroline Bond, Colin Appleyard Ltd, Cornmill Garage, Halifax Road, Keighley, BD21 1AH.

Business Manager / Sales Controller

at our Suzuki branch in Bradford

  • We have an opportunity for a top calibre, confident and professional Business Manager/Sales Controller to join a young and developing team at our Suzuki car dealership in Bradford. Candidates must possess enthusiasm and the ability to develop positive customer relationships interacting with the sales team and customers to achieve sales and IPU targets.

    It's essential that you:
    • have previous experience in this role, or as senior sales, within a dealership
    • have main dealer experience
    • have experience in stacking deals, completing sales, ‘second facing’, finance proposals, and upselling of products and accessories together with a proven sales track record
    • have a professional attitude to colleagues and customers alike, excellent communication and customer facing skills, and be able to demonstrate excellent customer satisfaction skills
    • have enthusiasm, self-motivation and a strong desire to improve and achieve
    • be able to adapt to the family style ethos and promote our APPY core values with our customers
    • are trustworthy and reliable, committed to the role including coaching and a ‘lead by example’ attitude
    • have a full clean UK driving licence
    • Uncapped salary structure
    • Company car
    Please direct enquiries and applications to Caroline Bond ([email protected]) or drop your CV in at the branch.