Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Accounts Payable Administrator

    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/18/2018 6:45 PM)
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    DCH Temecula APC
  • Overview

    DCH Temecula APC


    Accounts Payable Administrator


    Accounts Payable Administrator – AP Administrator – Account Payable Clerical – AP Clerk

    DCH Temecula APC continues to grow and we are seeking a talented & experienced Accounts Payable Administrator to join our successful team. *Must have prior Automotive Dealership Experience*


    DCH Temecula APC is part of the Lithia Motors family of dealerships, a publicly traded Fortune 500 automotive retail company [NASDAQ: LAD] with over 160 dealerships, auto stores and service centers across the US. Our proven record of success comes from our collaborative teams of passionate and innovative people working together to achieve success and have fun too!


    Lithia embodies a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun. Come and “Take the Journey” with one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation.


    Currently the fifth-largest automotive retailer in the nation, we are growing…FAST! With this growth comes unique and exciting career opportunities. There’s no better time to join us on the road to success! Come and take the journey with one of the largest and most successful publicly traded retail automotive groups in the nation.  

    Job Description


    As an Accounts Payable Administrator you will be responsible for efficiently performing the assigned aspects of the accounts payable process. The Accounts Payable Administrator will be required to perform job duties in a manner that ensures timely and accurate payments to vendors and postings to ADP.

    • Independently operate the required systems to process invoices through the workflow.
    • Independently administer assigned stores and queues. 
    • Verify, enter and/or correct applicable invoice attributes through the workflow.
    • Reconcile vendor statements and maintain strong vendor relationships:
      • Ensure accurate invoice processing.
      • Ensure timely expense allocation and vendor payments.
      • Resolve incorrect payment allocations and other account disputes to ensure ongoing purchase ability.
    • Contact vendors to obtain payment for outstanding credit balances.
    • Identify "Special Processing" and/or "Statement" Invoices.
    • Assist with department projects and provide other information as needed.
    • Proactively track "Vital Services" invoices through the workflow to ensure services continue uninterrupted.
    • Provide prompt and friendly customer service to vendors and stores.
    • Proactively communicate with your supervisor:
      • Communicate errors, unusual items, proposed solutions and process improvement opportunities.
      • Inform supervisor of excessive, undemanding or unbalanced workload.

    Accounts Payable Administrator – AP Administrator – Account Payable Clerical – AP Clerk



    • Prior Automotive Dealership Experience is Required!
    • 1-2 years previous accounts payable experience preferred
    • Previous customer service experience
    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree is a plus
    • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
    • Critical thinker, active listener and effective time manager
    • A team player who is focused on providing exemplary customer service
    • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities, delays, or unexpected events in the workplace and/or in job responsibilities and expectations.  Sense of urgency.
    • Ability to operate in a confidential, professional, positive team atmosphere.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

    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 

    Lithia Motors, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place.A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment.


    Accounts Payable Administrator – AP Administrator – Accounts Payable Clerical – AP Clerk



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