Experienced Automotive Corporate Controller

Berman Auto Group - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)

The Berman Auto Group is seeking an experienced Area Controller with strong accounting and management experience. Automotive industry experience a HUGE plus! This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced Controller who wants to push their career to the next level. We are looking for someone with Renoylds and Renoylds experience!

As an Area Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing all accounting staff in multiple dealerships, as well as all hiring and development of your team. To be successful in this position, you must be well-versed in all facets of accounting, cost control, collections, and margin expansion and financial controls, preferably in a dealership setting. You must possess proven leadership, coaching abilities and have the ability to work with high performing personnel.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Report to Owner and GM on multiple financial and operational matters
  • Manage a team of controllers, office managers, and various office staff
  • Ensure accounting records are accurately maintained
  • Maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with company policies
  • Interact with all departments, including management, accounting, sales, services, support, and customers
  • Assist operations with dealership forecasting, budgeting, and expense control
  • Develop and maintain an effective cash management system
  • Hire, manage, and train dealership office personnel
  • Work with outside CPA firm
Position Requirements:
  • Proactive and energetic/seasoned veteran of automobile dealership industry
  • 5 years of experience managing an accounting team/staff as well as managing dealership accounting records/files
  • Ability to explain detailed and technical financial statement information
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with dealership management computer systems (Reynolds & Reynolds)
  • Up to $160,000 annually including salary and bonuses