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Automotive Controller

Drive Today Wilmington
Wilmington, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Automotive Controller

The Controller provides sales and expense analyses for all departments. Fairly represents the financial condition of the dealership, develops controls necessary for the proper conduct of the business, and maintains accurate records.

This position interacts daily with Accounting Associates, Sales Associates, Service Managers, support staff and customers, just to name a few. Job Responsibilities The Controller is a key position who reports to the CFO.

The Controller supports the entire accounting function and financial reporting for our dealership. This position will work closely with management and other departments to help ensure harmonious and productive operations, which will help maximize the success of the dealerships.

Successful Candidates must be able to maintain excellent business relations with customers, both internally and externally. Candidates will also be expected to help develop and motivate accounting associates to ensure that performance metrics are being met or exceeded.

Essential Responsibilities: • Manage the day-to-day accounting operations of the store to ensure that all transactions are recorded in compliance with dealership accounting processes and policies • Manage and safeguard the stores assets and ensure that internal controls are in place • Develop and maintain an effective cash management system • Close the books accurately each month • Prepare and submit required statements and reports • Respond to request for information and assistance in a timely manner • Assist department managers in reading and interpreting their financial reports and in creating action plans needed to improve their operation • Work with General Manager to improve revenue or reduce expense in order to meet or exceed budget and grow the business • Work with staff to ensure that corporate initiatives are attained • Prepare complete financial statements and submit to the manufacture and management in accordance with established timeframes • Interpret and analyze financial statements

Qualifications: • Must have at least 3-5 years dealership experience in multiple areas of the accounting office including accounts receivable, accounts payable, deal posting, inventory, floorplan, finance reserve and deal posting • At least 2 years supervisory experience • Proficient in Microsoft Office with a strong understanding of Excel and Outlook • Utilizes exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail and emphasis on quality • Proven time management and follow-through skills with the ability to work on multiple tasks with tight deadlines • Displays superior written and oral communication skills and employs effective listening skills. • Displays tactful, mature and professional demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills • Available to work some later evenings at month-end close • Possess a high level of dependability, maturity, confidentiality, and courtesy • Uses problem solving skills and past experience to overcome workplace challenges, develop new processes, and define outcomes.

Bob Mills Automotive Group offers a full benefit package including medical, dental, life, disability, visions, 401(k), flexible spending. Applicants must submit and successfully complete MVR, background check and pre-employment drug testing.

Job Type: Full-time

Drive Today Wilmington


Wilmington, NC


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