A Career with Us...

We are always on the look out for determined, enthusiastic people who are passionate about a career in recruitment. At OA, we can support your development and you can be part of a very exciting time in the companies' future...

Contact Michelle Bacon on 01707 377088 or email your CV in the strictest confidence to info@oa-uk.co.uk


Sales Account Controller

Reference: 1711155VI
Sector(s): Admin & Secretarial
Salary: £22,000 Per Annum
Benefits: Free Parking
Town/City: Bedford
Contract Type: Temporary
Date Posted: 14/11/2017 16:29:00
End Date: 26/12/2017


Are you available for a temporary assignment which could lead to a permanent position?
Do you have previous experience managing stock control?
Are you a proficient user of MS Office?

We are currently recruiting a Sales Account Controller to join our clients team on a temp to perm contract.  The purpose of the role is to manage all designated customer accounts with current service level agreements to ensure maximum vehicle entries and sale conversions are achieved.

The key areas of responsibility are:

Establish and maintain an ongoing professional relationship with designated customers, in compliance with the Company’s business ethics and practices, so that the customers are encouraged to increase the number of vehicles entered for sale with the Company and so that the number of vehicles sold is maximised.

Where applicable canvass designated customers to maximise vehicle entries and ensure that any appropriate transport requests are processed.

Process vehicles entered for sale so that service level agreements are correctly applied.

Regularly liaise with designated customers to ensure that all pre and post sale reporting requirements are adhered to.

Produce and amend as necessary any required documentation, entry forms or catalogue listings in accordance with the Company’s procedures and the customer’s service level agreements.

Action any issues, queries or complaints arising so that any problems are resolved, in a timely fashion, to all parties’ satisfaction as far as is reasonably practicable. Escalate any complex issues to the relevant manager.

Advise designated customers on industry market conditions and achievable selling prices of vehicles entered for sale so that customers’ expectations are realistic, bids from purchasers are accepted and the Company’s services are fully utilised.

Ensure that any of the Company’s services used by designated customers (such as valet, wash, transport, appraisal reports and inspection reports) are correctly documented and reported so that the Company is able to charge the customers the appropriate level of fees and commission.

Participate in presale marketing activities for every relevant sale to maximise sale day activity.

Actively participate in provisional sale activity to ensure maximum conversions for each relevant sale.

Deputise for other Sales Account Executives or Sales Account Controllers in their absence to enable the continuing smooth running of the department.

Undertake ad-hoc tasks as necessary to meet the business needs and for your own personal development.

 Hours are Monday to Friday 08:30am - 17:30pm.


Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction.

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Osborne Appointments who are acting as an employment agency / business.