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Staff Accountant

Cox Automotive

Gilbert, AZ
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Cox Automotive
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Staff Accountant
JobID: 1711035
Category: Accounting and Finance
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


Job Description:

This position will serve as a financial partner within Ready Auto Transport’s Accounting department by performing general accounting tasks on a daily basis for expense and balance sheet accounts, providing reconciliation and analysis assistance, and processing high volume journal entries.  This position will be expected to gain a detail understanding of several P&L accounts, balance sheet accounts, high volume journal entries and policies.     

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly, resolve issues timely and ensure balances are properly supported and explained.
  • Monthly generating of customer invoices
  • Perform general ledger activities such as journal entries for accruals or expense account reclassifications.
  • Partner with other departments to ensure all internal controls are adhered to and financial statements are fairly and accurately presented.
  • Review and analyze monthly activities for accuracy providing recommendations when opportunities for improvement are presented.
  • Perform account research and analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes.
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries.
  • Adhere to rigorous controls over all processes around the Oracle ERP system.
  • Manage special projects as assigned.
  • Support Enterprise Accounting team in daily/monthly reconciliations and month end close activities.
  • Cross-train in other areas of the Enterprise Accounting department.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance or Accounting required).
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience preferred.
  • Maturity and organizational savvy to work with corporate management.
  • Proven ability to deliver high levels of customer service.
  • Demonstrated financial analysis understanding.
  • Excellent oral and written communication is mandatory.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, and shift priorities quickly as required.
  • Proven ability to work with minimal direction, as well as be resourceful and independent in solving problems.
  • Ability to understand business strategy and translate into effective tactical plans.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle Financials (11i or 12R) and Essbase preferred.
  • Proven ability to work with all levels in the organization.


Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-AZ-Gilbert-1030 N Colorado St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: 2017-09-30
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