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Staff Accountant

Company: Penske Automotive Group
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Summary/Objective

The Staff Accountant assists the Assistant Controller in the daily operations of the Accounting Department by performing the following duties in accordance with the company policies and procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with preparing monthly reconciliation for all accounts including bank reconciliations and documentation
  • Compiles, reviews, and submits sales commissions to manager/sales for approval
  • Completes ACH Daily Transactions
  • Records and codes incoming checks
  • Updates advertising spreadsheet
  • Assists General Manager and Department Managers with requests as needed
  • Reviews schedules on a regular basis and makes necessary journal entries
  • Prepares weekly and monthly analysis reports for Controller and General Managers
  • Ensure the dealership is in compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Prepares financial statements
  • Maintains a professional appearance and neat work area in accordance with company policy
  • Understands and follows work rules and procedures
  • Follows lawful directions from supervisors
  • Upholds the company's non-disclosure and confidentiality policies and agreements
  • Attends company meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

EEO Statement

The Company is committed to hiring a diverse and qualified workforce. We will not consider any characteristic or category protected by state or federal law in hiring or employment decisions, including but not limited to race, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, status as a parent, or genetic information.

Competencies

  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel Skills.
  • Time Management skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Excellent communication skills and works well in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of accounting tasks.

Supervisory Responsibility

N/A

Work Environment/ Physical Demands

Light Work- lifting no more than 20 pounds at a time and/or frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds

This position requires sitting for prolonged periods of time and from time to time may involve standing and walking

This position requires the ability to push, pull, stoop, kneel, reach, grasp

This position involves repetitive motion--primarily typing

  • This position requires the ability to talk and hear

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Standard Business Hours with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent. BA or Associates Degree a plus

Two-three years accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

BA or Associate's Degree in business, finance or accounting

Additional Eligibility Qualifications (Certification/Licenses/Registrations)

N/A

Keywords: Penske Automotive Group, Phoenix , Staff Accountant, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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