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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.


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-AZ-Gilbert-1030 N Colorado St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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