Assistant Controller

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Feb 08, 2018
Closes
Mar 03, 2018
Industry
Automotive
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary:

This position works closely with the Controller to provide oversight of the central accounting office. Candidate must possess strong decision-making ability, outstanding communication skills, good leadership skills, and in-depth accounting and financial acumen. This individual must have demonstrated experience working with all members, levels, and functions of an organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Works with the Controller to generate management reports detailing the financial condition of the dealership
  • Participates in the sales and expense analysis to detect potential problem areas and opportunities for improved company profitability
  • Assists the Controller with providing timely reviews of dealership financial status and progress
  • Assists with the hiring, training and supervision of accounting office personnel
  • Reinforces company policies and adheres to all company standards
  • Maintains and inspects for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place
  • Review the reconciliation of general ledger accounts with outside sources to ensure proper bank reconciliation, reserve accounts, factory payable, and floor plan payable
  • Schedule review and maintenance on a weekly basis
  • Other administrative and accounting duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:

  • Require at least 2 years Assistant Controller experience in an Automotive Dealership.
  • In-depth experience in all areas of retail automotive accounting
  • Requires strong communication, customer service, leadership and organizational skills
  • Experience working with a Controller or similarly experienced accounting manager on financial analysis and expense control
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Accounting is preferred; however, degree is not required for the highly experienced candidate
  • A stable and verifiable work history is a must
  • Excel experience is a must

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V)

Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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