Group Finance & Compliance Manager - Eastern Holdings Ltd

 40 hours   Edinburgh   Full Time


Group Finance & Compliance Manager

Excellent Basic Salary, £80k OTE, Uncapped Bonus + 2 Company Cars

Head Office Broxburn


After a highly successful career, our current ‘Group Finance and Compliance Manager’ retires during 2021. This will create a senior management vacancy in our Head Office team. The successful candidate will work with the current incumbent for a number of months, such is the complexity of the role and the need for a smooth transition. The position reports directly to the board of Eastern Western Motor Group Limited.

Applications are sought from individuals with a range of very specific skills and knowledge, to include:

  • Extensive knowledge of motor industry consumer finance and consumer finance products
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the mechanics behind the creation of ‘retail finance packages’
  • Extensive knowledge of motor industry consignment funding, used car funding and funding sources
  • In depth knowledge of FCA requirements & standards – the successful candidate will assume the role of ‘Senior Manager Function 3 – Executive Director’ with regard to FCA compliance
  • A key function of the role is to direct, control and collate the finance and insurance performance of the entire group, working closely with a large number of senior managers and over two hundred sales consultants. A small team of managers and administrators report directly to the GFCM
  • In addition to ensuring full compliance with the Financial Conduct Authority regulations, the GFCM will also ensure compliance with local government used car licensing, DVSA MOT standards, the reporting/compliance aspects of the Motability programme and our in-house contract hire and leasing business, Eastern Western Fleet Services. The GFCM’s team will assist with all tasks as directed. NOTE – training will be provided in the non-financial aspects of the role.

This is not a ‘development role’ This is a hugely important, senior manager position with extensive responsibilities from both a performance management and a formal compliance perspective. The GFCM presents to the board of Eastern Western Motor Group at the company’s monthly board meeting.

 In addition we offer first class employee benefits scheme such as:

  • Employee discount scheme with 1600 high street/online retailers
  • Option to staff savings scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Excellent discounts on new and used car purchases
  • Company pension
  • 30 days annual leave which increases with length of service
  • Training/Career development
  • Family days out
  • Life assurance
  • Staff Intro referral scheme


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As an Eastern Western Motor Group employee you will get a range of benefits, including:

Discounts on new and used vehicles

Discounts on parts and servicing

Contributory pension scheme

Fantastic discounts at a host of retailers