Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Internal Auditor

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/10/2018 7:47 PM)
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    Lithia Motors, Inc.


    Lithia Motors, Inc., is a publicly traded automotive retail company [NYSE: LAD] with over 160 dealerships, auto stores and service centers across the United States.  Our proven record of success comes from the empowerment of our people; we are looking for someone who wants to be challenged, professionally developed and invests in us as much as we invest in them.  Our core values are: Improve Constantly, Take Personal Ownership, Earn Customers for Life & Have fun; if these values resonate with you and you’re ready to be a part of a thriving, dynamic team, join us on our journey to #1!


    We're looking for professional, motivated individuals to join our Internal Audit team, apply now to learn more and begin a career with a company that invests in its' employees.

    Job Description




    Be responsible for performing audits covering a broad range of the Company’s operations to determine if functional areas are conducting operations in accordance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and governmental and legal requirements.



    • Conduct audit fieldwork using appropriate auditing methods.
    • Provide verbal and written reports to our operations teams that will identify and monitor business opportunities.
    • Develop an understanding of Lithia’s operating structure and accounting system.
    • Remain current and increase knowledge in the areas of auditing, accounting, business, and industry trends.
    • Work effectively both independently and collaboratively as part of the Internal Audit team.
    • Work closely with our external auditors in their quarterly and annual audits.


    • BS/BA degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college or university.
    • Potential CPA/CIA candidate.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
    • Travel approximately 20 to 30% for 18 to 36 months is required.
    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
    • Must exercise independent judgment and care in decision making process.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to set priorities and perform a variety of complex and broad work assignments.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
    • Possess a valid in-state driver's license
    • Pass a motor vehicle report and possess an acceptable safe driving record
    • Pass a 7 year criminal background check and drug screen 

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands: Standing, walking over 1/3 of the time, sitting to 2/3 of time, kneeling/crouching to 2/3 of time, reaching with hands and arms to 2/3 of time, talking or hearing over 2/3 of time; move, transport or place up to 1/3 of time up to 25 pounds
    • Working Conditions: Indoor office environment, considerable use of telephone, computer and other office equipment

    Lithia Hiring Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 18 years or older
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license in state of residence
    • A criminal history background check will be conducted prior to beginning employment
    • Clear pre-employment drug screen


    NOTE:  This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).


    Why Lithia?

    We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE.  We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets.  We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.


    We offer a generous comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful.  Our offerings include:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Paid Holidays & PTO
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Lithia Learning Center
    • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
    • Wellness Programs


    We are committed to living our values to: Earn Customers For Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly and Have Fun.


    Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place.*






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