Dealership Accountant I
Dealership:L0065 Lithia Toyota of SpringfieldLithia Toyota of SpringfieldWant to start your accounting career in a solid industry with a growing Fortune 500 company?If you have the drive to perform, exceed and excel then we want you to come work with us.We are committed to Growing our Company and Growing our People!Lithia Motors, Inc. is one of the largest providers of personal transportation solutions in the United States and is among the fastest growing companies in the Fortune 500 (#294-2018). Consumers can buy, sell and service vehicles digitally or through our over 180 coast to coast locations. Our mission statement,Growth Powered by People,drives us to continuously improve and to give back to our communities.Responsibilities:Dealership Accountant I is an entry level position that ensures timely, accurate and consistent recording of dealership transactions. This is a traditional accounting role that manages transactional posting of dealership activities. Accounting acumen is required. High performers will build upon their accounting & financial acumen while also building relationship and influential leadership skills. This will serve them well on a path to an Accounting Manager Role or if coupled with Automotive and Business acumen on the path to a Business Manager.New & Used Retail Car Deals- Posting Deals, Submitting Service & Warranty ContractsWholesale Sales & Used Car Purchases- Recording of vehicle sales, Request & process lien payoffsDealership AP/AR- Processing of cash receipts & vendor invoice, Collection of dealership AR balances, Refunds: 8300, Warranty Cancellations, Regional check runsGeneral Dealership Accounting- FTC, RDR, Rebate & Bank Reconciliation, Schedule reviews and maintenance, Accounting for manufacturer monies, Balance Intercompany, Sales TaxQualifications:Bookkeeping Certification, Associates Degree in Accounting or 2-years commensurate experience (required).Auto Industry Experience (preferred).Retail Sales and/or Customer Service (preferred).A critical thinker and effective time manager. Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.Excellent communication skills both written and oralWe offer best in class industry benefits:Competitive pay Medical, Dental and Vision PlansPaid Holidays & PTOShort and Long-Term DisabilityPaid Life Insurance401(k) Retirement PlanEmployee Stock Purchase PlanLithia Learning CenterVehicle Purchase DiscountsWellness ProgramsHigh School graduate or equivalent, 18 years or older required. Acceptable driving record and a valid driver's license in your state of residence necessary for select roles. We are a drug free workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity (regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status). We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.