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Automotive Accountant

Automotive Accountant job overview

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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Automotive Accountant job summary

Do you love digging into data, organizing, and problem-solving? We’re looking for a motivated, detail-oriented automotive accountant to help our dealership accounting staff maintain its financial information. As part of our accounting team, you’ll be in charge of bookkeeping, producing financial reports, facilitating account reconciliations, and recording accurate data. We require 2 or more years of accounting experience, and we prefer previous automotive staff accountant experience. If you have excellent communication skills and you’re ready for an exciting career in the automotive industry, please start your application today!


Ashburn, VA
Automotive Accountant responsibilities
  • Consistently input daily financial transactions and accounts receivable data to finalize the posting process
  • Perform bookkeeping duties including maintaining data on financial statements, reviewing bank reconciliations, and more
  • Confirm that books are reconciled with bank statements and prepare all month-end dealership accounting reports
  • Make sure accounts receivable/ accounts payable are processed promptly and properly
  • Oversee automotive group payroll, so employees receive prompt payment
  • Ensure auto dealership transactions are accurately recorded in all general ledgers
Automotive Accountant qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is mandatory
  • At least two years of work experience in an accounting firm or as a cost accountant, accounting manager, or bookkeeper is required
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be well-versed in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Exhibit exemplary problem-solving, time management, and communication skills
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, and QuickBooks experience is needed - CDK accounting experience is preferred
Automotive Accountant compensation

$54,756 (National Average)

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