Automotive Controller

Auto Giants - Temple Hills, MD

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $100,000 a year

Experienced Controller needed for highly successful, well-capitalized automotive dealership. You will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring execution of all accounting related activities in the dealership.

You will supervise a small accounting staff and will be very involved in the day to day accounting tasks of three stores.


· Oversee the Accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and function.

· Supervise and train accounting staff as needed.

· Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.

· Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for the owner.

· Make sure that all reports are made to all the appropriate departments promptly.

· Meet with Department managers regularly to address ways to improve business and cover goals as well as performance

· Coordinates audits and makes sure the proper filing of tax returns is handled promptly.

· Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implements a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.

· Produces the annual budget and forecasts; reports significant budget differences to management.

· Oversee and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws

· Assist with strategic and operational planning as requested

· Must be able to cover any accounting function in the store when needed.


· 3-5 years of previous Automotive Dealership Controller experience preferred. If no automotive experience, must have 6+ years of cost accounting experience.

· Proven customer service and leadership skills

· DealerTrack experience is a plus

· Excellent analytical ability

· Proficient with Excel

· Must have a valid driver’s license

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes salary plus benefit eligibility- health, dental, 401(k), PTO, Vacation. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment background and drug screening.

Candidates are requested to include a cover letter describing their Automotive Industry Controller experience.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • supervisory: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off