14 days old

Field Staff Accountant

Halifax, NS B3J
*Primary Location: *Halfiax NS, Halifax, NS, CAN
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *211324
*About Cox Automotive Canada*

Cox Automotive 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. In Canada, the Cox Automotive family includes Dealer.com, Dealertrack, HomeNet, Manheim, NextGear Capital, Ready Logistics, RMS Automotive, vAuto, VinSolutions andXtime, along with a host of other brands in other countries. The global company has 34,000 team members in more than 220 locations and is a partner to more than 50,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of 120-year-old Cox Enterprises, Inc., which has revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Cox Enterprises other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive Canada, visit[coxautoinc.ca]().

*Job Description:*

Reporting to the National Controller, this position is responsible for various accounting functions including Cash Management, Balance Sheet reconciliation, Income Statement account review, General Ledger, Tax Compliance, and Internal Controls. It also will serve as a financial partner within Coxs Enterprise Accounting department by providing reconciliation and analysis assistance. This position will be expected to gain a detail understanding of several P&L and balance sheet accounts and an understanding of the source of the data in those accounts

*Job Responsibilities:*

* Assist in managing assigned accounts, records and reports in compliance with established accounting policies and procedures (GAAP).

* Assist in process to reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly and submit full package for compliance review quarterly

* Calculate, prepare, and enter various current journal entries and month end journal entries into the GL

* Support National Controller and Assistant Controller in month end preparation, review, and analysis

* Extract and manipulate large quantities of data as backup for invoicing

* Partner with various market level support teams (i.e. Finance, HR, Recon, Safety, Security, Sales) to ensure effective and efficient operational processes that align with company objectives and strategies and high quality customer service and support

* Document policy, practices and procedures for all tasks and responsibilities. Additionally, assist in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities and procedures relating to accounting.

* Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as needed

* Perform other duties as assigned by management

* Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Work in cooperation with safety leadership in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence


* Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required

* 3 - 5 years accounting experience required. CPA candidates preferred

* Experience in the automobile industry, software or the auction business preferred

* Experience with a shared service centre environment preferred. Bilingual candidates (French) preferred

* Experience with Oracle, Fast Lane and Microsoft Office preferred

* Proficient in using Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Skilled in creating spreadsheets and reports in MS Excel

* Strong communication (written and verbal) and interaction skills required

* Excellent organizational and analytical skills

* Ability to work independently

* Ability to quickly develop strong working relationships and maintain effectiveness in changing working relationships

* Ability to quickly assess issues and relevant information to make effective decisions

* Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time

* Vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and depth perception

*What we offer:*

* Full time employment with one of the global leaders in automotive remarketing realm

* 5 weeks paid vacation per year

* Generous Insurance plan paid by Cox Automotive Canada (medical, dental, life, disability).

* RRSP contribution plan

* Venngo Discount programs

* Fast paced, multicultural work environment

* Career pathing opportunity for development and advancement within Cox Automotive family of companies

* Opportunity for involvement with local communities though company sponsored volunteering program

* *Cox Automotive Canada was named one of Greater Torontos Top Employers*

Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions Cox Communications and Cox Automotive are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


Posted: 2021-02-12 Expires: 2021-03-28

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