Cox Automotive is hiring a Senior Accountant. This position will serve as a key financialpartner within Cox Automotive Center of Excellence by performing generalaccounting tasks on a daily basis for expense and balance sheet accounts,providing reconciliation and analysis assistance, delivering financial reportsand performing accounting research.
Thisposition will be expected to gain a detail understanding of accountingpolicies, P&L accounts, balance sheet accounts and some complex accountingtopics.
This position will work independently only receiving guidance onunusual or complex problems. This position will sometimes be expected to reviewreports / results with Management.
Help lead the monthly financial close process by independently identifying and processing the necessary journal entries for the Technology, Product and Data (TPD) groups and driving team mates to accuracy and timelines with adherence to the 3-
day month-end deadline.
Performing accounting research and conduct variance analysis on financial results to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes impacting completeness and accuracy of the financial statements.
Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts according to prescribed frequency to ensure balances are properly supported and explained by independently collaborating with key stakeholders to resolve any reconciliation issues in a timely manner.
Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement for all Accounting processes, engaging process design conversations and making recommendations
Partner with other departments to ensure all internal controls are adhered to and financial statements are fairly and accurately presented.
Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries.
Ensure all accounting procedures, records, and reports conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Prepare Ad Hoc Analyses and complete projects.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance or Accounting preferred) OR equivalent combination of education and work related experience
Generally 5 years of experience in related field
Excellent knowledge of GAAP.
Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
Analytical mindset with proven ability to exercise judgment, analyze data, prepare financial reports and present results to management
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with proven ability to influence others without authority
Proven ability to work autonomously and meet multiple deadlines
Excellent proficiency with financial software tools, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Oracle and Blackline.
Proven ability to work with all levels in the organization.
Experience with Technology Accounting desirable.
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide.
The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands.
With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain.
Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit .
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants / employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.