Accounting Specialist in Grand Prairie, TX at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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    2615 Interstate 20 Frontage Road
    Grand Prairie, TX
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

EchoPark Sr. Accountant


Primary Purpose: This position exists to own the accounts payable function by reviewing, processing, and analyzing the company’s operating expense structure and applying that financial insight and analysis to the monthly close and financial reporting processes.


Measures of Success

  • Ability to embrace and live EchoPark’s 5 Core Values of Take Ownership, Be Transparent, Take the High Road, Learn to Earn, and Celebrate Small Successes.
  • Ability to take ownership of the accounts payable process.
  • Ability to perform balance sheet and expense reconciliations and analysis.


Sr. Accountant Key Roles & Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

  • At all times act as the point of contact for vendors regarding invoicing and payment.
  • Review and process and invoices for payment.
  • Act as a liaison between the store-level business operations group and the Shared Services Center.


Month-End Close Process

  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and book adjusting journal entries as necessary.
  • Provide analyses of expense variances.
  • Produce month-end workpapers to address specific financial results/metrics to be used as part of the monthly financial reporting package.


Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Other Accounting Responsibilities

  • Complete SOX controls as necessary including:
    • Monthly invoice reviews
    • Month-end bank activity analysis
    • Aging Exception analysis
    • Bank reconciliation
  • Support quarterly and annual audit efforts by performing research and providing documentation as appropriate.


Sr. Accountant – Candidate Profile

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong general accounting knowledge
  • Well versed in using MS Excel
  • Commitment to financial prudence and accounting diligence
  • A history of success in a team environment

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