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Shared Services Accountant in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 3/2/2019

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Job Summary- 
An Accountant in the Shared Services - General Accounting department performs mid-level accounting and control functions while gaining exposure to and being trained on some higher-level functions. The overall purpose and objective of this job is to transfer many of those functions from the dealership level to a centralized location to improve both efficiency and effectiveness/quality.
Essential Functions- 
The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of an Accountant in the Shared Services - General Accounting department may include some or all of the following:- Perform the following monthly reconciliations on behalf of the stores:*- Floorplan statement reconciliations- Factory-to-accounting inventory reconciliations- Parts statement reconciliations- Parts pad reconciliations- Bank reconciliations- Assist in the performance of SSC's monthly bank reconciliations.*- Research, understand, and document processes at dealerships to facilitate the expansion of Shared Services.- Perform other accounting functions, potentially including posting general entries, etc.- Communicate with dealership, lender, and manufacturer contacts to investigate and resolve issues.- Work closely with other team members to cross train and share best practices.* The performance of reconciliations includes the identification, research, and documentation of reconciling items.
Minimum Qualifications- 
An Accountant in the Shared Services - General Accounting department must have strong written and spoken communication skills. Proficiency with Excel is also required. An Accountant should typically have an accounting degree; however, another (or incomplete) degree is acceptable with adequate accounting courses and/or training.
Desired Experience- 
Experience in the automotive retail industry and with ADP-DMS is preferable but not required. An Accountant in the Shared Services - General Accounting department should typically have at least a year of accounting experience; however, candidates with less experience may be considered if they have an accounting degree.

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