Procure to Pay Accountant- Shared Services in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 7/11/2022

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Location: 11405 North Community House Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
Job Type: Other
Experience: Associate


At  Sonic Automotive family dealership, you'll find the opportunities, resources, and support you need to grow and develop professionally. Our 100+ dealerships are concerned with more than moving inventory; they're committed to your success and invested in your future. So read on, and consider a rewarding career with Sonic Automotive, Inc.

Job Description

Job Summary
The Procure to Pay Accountant will work in the Accounts Payable dept of the Sonic Automotive Shared Services Center. This position will be responsible for completing various accounting functions related to Accounts Payable as assigned by the AP Supervisor. Including the management and preparation of various journal entries regarding centrally billed expenses.  This person will work closely with the dealership personnel, suppliers, and SSC teammates.
Essential Functions
•    The Procure to Pay Accountant position will have the following responsibilities:                                    
•    Propose journal entries for centrally billed expenses to move expenses to dealership books from corporate books                                    
•    Assist in preparing the weekly and monthly Ecova and FedEx entries which includes the collaboration with various internal and external partners                                    
•    Write and review various SOPs for the Shared Services Center                                    
•    Assist in maintaining the centrally billed expenses includes:                                    
•    Collaborating with various Sonic Corporate associates to ensure the success of centrally billed expenses.                                    
•    Proposing various journal entries and month end accruals                                    
•    Preparation of ACH requests                                       
•    Communication with dealership and corporate employees to resolve and escalate inquiries                                      
•    Assist in other Procure to Pay projects and month end functions as needed                                    
•    Monitor the digital disbursements and prepare files to send to the bank and post to the store                                    
•    Research and code various refund checks                                     
•    Seek out efficiencies that can be gained to help Sonic become more profitable                                    
•    Take initiative to seek out new projects and take on a leadership role with said projects                                    
•    Ability to deliver excellent customer service                                    
•    Builds trust when interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the SSC organization            

Minimum Qualifications
•    Work habits that are customer-centric and committed to exceeding the customer's needs                                    
•    Ability to organize work and be extremely detail oriented                                    
•    4-year accounting degree or equivalent experience                                    
•    CPA or CPA eligible is a plus                                    
•    Experience in a financial accounting or shared services role                                    
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Excel                                    
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills                                    
•    Ability to own a process and bring new ideas to the table                                    
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information                                    
•    Ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, drug test and credit report                                       

Desired Experience                 
•    Experience in the automotive industry is preferred                                    
•    Experience in a shared services environment preferred                                    
•    Experience with CDK DMS software                                        

It's time to make the most important move of your career.  From our cooperative, team-based approach, to our more than 1,000 internal advancements each year, it's easy to see the difference. When you join our organization, you'll enjoy comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and unparalleled benefits. Simply put, you'll experience the best that a career in the automotive industry has to offer.

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