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Accountant, Senior

  • Job Number 528501
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Stamford, CT
  • Pay DOE
  • Referral Bonus $250

Accountant, Senior

Job Description:

Senior Accountant

Responsible for the internal control and financial condition of dealership group including timely closure of books and records, internal and OEM financial reporting, tax compliance, cash management

Essential Functions:
" Manage day-to-day accounting operations to ensure that all transactions are recorded in compliance with dealership accounting processes and policies
" Leading financial component of new DMS (Dealer Management System) implementation- Procede Excede
" Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations
" Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
" Timely submission of financial statements and schedules to dealership departments
" Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
" Communication to various stakeholders on trends and cash needs of the business
" Assist department managers in reading and interpreting financial reports and in creating action plans needed to improve financial performance
" Book appropriate payroll entries given by Payroll Manager

Desired Qualifications:
Education:
" Bachelor`s degree with an emphasis in accounting
" 5+ years of experience in auto and/or truck dealership accounting
" Dealership accounting experience to include lease and rental, finance and insurance
" Experience with a dealership management system is required; experience with Procede Excede is highly valued as is DMS/ERP implementation experience

Skills:
" Credible, ethical, confidential
" Conscientious about timeliness of assignments and quality of work product
" Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain control and order over same
" Strong GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
" Exceptional computer skills in the operation and functioning of all programs typically used in a dealership setting