Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Dealership Accountant I

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/2/2018 3:45 PM)
    ID
    2018-43700
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Bryan
    Store Name
    Bryan CJD
    Category
    Office
  • Overview

    Payroll Specialist

    Lithia Bryan Chrysler Jeep Dodge FIAT

     

    Payroll Specialist is a mid-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.

     

    This position reports to the Business Manager or Accounting Manager.

    Job Description

    Why Lithia?
    We offer a 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

     

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

    Area of Responsibility

    • Dealership AP/AR
      • Processing of cash receipts
      • Collection of dealership wholesale & retail AR balances
      • Refunds: 8300, Warranty Cancellations
      • Regional check runs*
      • Processing and payment of vendor invoices*
    • General Dealership Accounting
      • FTC, RDR, Rebate & Bank Reconciliations
      • Schedule reviews and maintenance
      • Accounting for manufacturer monies
      • Balance Intercompany
      • Sales Tax*
      • Other duties as assigned

     

    • PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS/EXPECTATIONS

      • Meet and exceed individual objectives as defined by supervisor
      • Adhere to schedules and deadlines
      • Thoroughness, accuracy, and timeliness in completing essential duties
      • Meets Dealership Accounting Success Profile
      • Shares Lithia’s Core Values
      • Mastered 1 or more job duties listed above
      • Exhibits strong accounting acumen
      • Proven ability to train others

       

      ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

      The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:

      • A team player who is focused on providing exemplary customer service.
      • A critical thinker and effective time manager.
      • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
      • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
      • Active Listening – give full attention to the words and body language of others, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate
      • Positive customer service attitude
      • Empowered self- leader, accepts responsibility and takes initiative to ensure assigned deliverables are met within acceptable timeframes
      • Understands Basic Accounting - familiar with COA, debits and credits
      • Ability to quickly review, research and if necessary resolve variances
      • Entry to mid-level office and computer skills 

     

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • High School Diploma (required)
    • Bookkeeping Certification, Associates Degree in Accounting or 2-years commensurate experience (required)
    • Auto Industry Experience (preferred)
    • Retail Sales and/or Customer Service (preferred)
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid drivers license in your state of residence.

     

    We are big community supporters; provide a fun, exciting and collaborative work place, where growth and advancement opportunities abound.

     

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

     

    A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment. 

     

     

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

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