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Field Staff Accountant

Cox Automotive

Clarksville, IN
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Field Staff Accountant
JobID: 1710725
Category: Accounting and Finance
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for performing various accounting functions within the auction, including but not limited to Cash Management, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, General Ledger, Tax Compliance, and Internal Controls

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing the Auction’s records and reports in compliance with established account policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare monthly Balance Sheet account reconciliations.
  • Maintain daily Vehicle, and Miscellaneous Accounts Receivable roll forwards.
  • Calculate, prepare, and enter various month end journal entries into the General Ledger.
  • Support Controller in month end preparation, review, and analysis.
  • Process sale day transactions and prepare and balance sale day deposits.
  • Verify and post all daily and sale day activity to include deposits, receivables, returns, after sale voids, liabilities, receipts, etc. to general ledger.
  • Prepare monthly bank account reconciliations including, depository, general disbursement and vehicle disbursement.
  • Review and prepare intercompany transactions with corporate office.
  • Coordinate tax compliance reporting process for corporate office and locations, including personal use of company vehicles, relocation, and compiling tax packages for corporate tax department.
  • Review, balance, and interpret reports, i.e. Held Item report, Outstanding Returned Item report, etc., and reconcile report discrepancies and problems.
  • Execute stop payments and drafts as required.
  • Complete IRS forms to comply with legislative requirements.
  • Prepare weekly 8300 reports for submission to Department of Revenue.
  • Prepare and balance sale day ACH payment activity.
  • Ensure that internal and external customers are provided with timely and accurate assistance to facilitate good operational controls and minimize expenses.
  • Cross-train in other areas of the accounting department.
  • Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as needed.
  • Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such.  Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance required or 5 years of commensurate experience.
  • 3-5 years of accounting or bookkeeping experience preferred.
  • Experience in the automobile industry or the auction business a plus.
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, and Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Competent in accounting and financial practices and procedures.
  • Strong communication and written skills.
  • Good problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Able to quickly develop strong working relationships.
  • Able to quickly assess issues and relevant information to make effective decisions.
  • Skilled in creating spreadsheets and reports in MS Excel and Word.
  • Able to maintain effectiveness in changing work responsibilities and environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new job related information.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.

About Cox Automotive


Cox Automotive Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer dot com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, Xtime® and a host of other brands. The global company has 33,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., an Atlanta-based company with revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-IN-Clarksville-5425 Hwy 31 E

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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