DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc.

Senior Accounting Manager

Career Site Title
Senior Accounting Manager
Job ID
2017-21124
Category
Accounting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Business Unit
Corporate
1720 W. Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe
AZ
85281
US

Overview

What Drives You?

  • Meaningful work in a stable, promote-from-within organization?
  • Professional satisfaction and helping others?
  • A workspace that is dynamic, fast, fun, and challenging?

The Senior Accounting Manager will oversee all functions and projects related to accounting operations, including accounts receivable and cash balancing on behalf of business units, including supervision and training of all reporting personnel. You will be responsible for understanding highly specialized accounting concepts required to maintain the general ledger and supporting subsidiary ledgers and ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Working under the direction of the Director of Accounting, the Senior Accounting Manager assists in coordinating the accounting activities including review of complex issues and general reconciliations coupled with an emphasis on the ability to manage the planning, performance, presentation and completion of special projects. This position will also have regular, direct interactions with individuals on the operational side of the business. 

Responsibilities

  • Perform budget to actual analysis and variance explanation
  • Analyze and report on profitability for business segments
  • Assist in preparation and communication of management cash reports
  • Support development and research of accounting policies and procedures
  • Review and analyze inputs/outputs from significant accounting processes
  • Review and approve staff reconciliations and journal entries
  • Open line of communication with Director of Accounting, CAO and CFO
  • Support external and internal auditors with quarterly reviews and annual audits
  • Evaluate and improve upon existing accounting policies, reports and reconciliations
  • Research, analyze and document conclusions on new accounting policies
  • Ensure all business unit requests, questions and ad-hoc issues are handled in a timely, professional manner
  • Continuously develop audit process improvements.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely process of all transactions.
  • Challenge practices and continue to develop new, increasingly efficient processes for the accounting operations functions.

Enjoy the Rewards and Benefits

Money: Base salary and a corporate bonus
Top Perks: Great training and a culture of opportunity and promotion from within

Schedule: Enjoy a consistent Monday-Friday work week, major holidays off too! We work hard and play hard, so you can expect to have work life balance with DriveTime
Benefits: Excellent Medical, Dental & Vision Plans, 401K Plan with company contribution, tuition reimbursement, and Paid Time Off

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance- CPA Preferred
  • 5-7 years of recent accounting experience
  • 5-7 years managing groups of 10 or more
  • Knowledge of accounting systems: Blackline, Microsoft Dynamics, SQL, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong understanding of both Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Statutory Accounting Principles
  • Ability to develop and communicate accounting policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively coordinate, supervise and develop staff
  • Ability to analyze financial data and to prepare timely reports
  • Ability to prioritize/re-prioritize multiple projects and/or deadlines
  • Ability to confidently converse with and present to senior management 

And when it comes to hiring, we don't just look for the right person for the job, we seek out the right person for DriveTime. Along the way, we provide plenty of opportunity to be creative and grow professionally in a fun, high-energy environment.

 

Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background and drug screening process. DriveTime is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

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