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Shared Services Senior Accountant in Charlotte, NC at Sonic Automotive

Date Posted: 3/2/2019

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Job Summary
A Senior Accountant in the Shared Services - General Accounting department performs mid- and high-level accounting and control functions and reviews/approves the work of others. 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 a Senior Accountant in the Shared Services - General Accounting department may include some or all of the following:
-             Perform AND review/approve the following monthly reconciliations on behalf of the stores: * - Floorplan statement reconciliations
-             Factory-to-accounting inventory reconciliations
-             Parts statement reconciliations
-             Parts pad reconciliations
-             Assist in the performance of SSCIs 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 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 ex experience may be considered if they have an accounting degree.

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