Automotive Accountant

Automotive Accountant DISC Chart

Job Summary

An automotive accountant interprets, compiles, and maintains automotive accounting information for dealerships. They typically work in an accounting office within an automotive group and spend their days analyzing financial data, general ledger accounts, and financial records for accuracy. They leverage accounting software to prepare financial statements, oversee accounts payable and bookkeeping tasks. They create respective reports and perform other office duties that support dealership accounting processes, as needed. An automotive accountant may work in an automotive industry headquarters office or dealership management group in a part-time or full-time capacity.

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Personality types of a Automotive Accountant

Each letter of DISC represents polar personality types with correlating behaviors and characteristics. Learn more about their strengths and weaknesses, how they communicate, and more

low D - Planner

Likes to plan before taking action

low I - Supporter

Likes to work independently

high S - Stabilizer

Likes consistency

high C - Rule Follower

Likes to follow procedures

Behavioral Qualities for a Automotive Accountant

Behavioral qualities make people naturally act in a certain way. Utilize people's natural behaviors and strengths at work.
  • Careful. Cautious and concerned with accuracy.
  • Attentive. Caring for details and demands.
  • Consistent. Reliable and predictable.
  • Accurate. Insisting on quality and correctness.

Motivators for a Automotive Accountant

Motivators are values that drive people. To retain passionate employees, place people in a role that utilizes their values
  • Regulatory: A drive to maintain order and the status quo. To tend to the regulatory drive, provide workplace structure and allow them to create their own procedures if needed.
  • Political: A drive for authority, to take command. To tend to the political drive, present opportunities for career growth and allow them to take the lead on projects.
  • Theoretical: A drive to learn and gain new knowledge. To tend to the theoretical drive, allow them to pursue professional development opportunities to improve their accounting skills.

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