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Senior Accountant

Cox Automotive
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *7000 Central Pkwy, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202102496
Cox Automotive is currently hiring a Senior Accountant to join our team in Atlanta.

The Senior Accountant - Technology Accounting, Accounting CoE is a key financial accounting partner that performs general accounting tasks daily for expense and balance sheet accounts, providing reconciliation and analysis assistance, delivering financial reports and performing accounting research. This position will be expected to gain a detailed understanding of accounting policies, P&L accounts, balance sheet accounts, and some complex accounting topics. This position will work independently, only receiving guidance on unusual or complex problems. This position will sometimes be expected to review reports/results with Management.

*What Youll Do:*

Accounting Duties:

* Help lead the monthly financial close process by independently identifying and processing the necessary journal entries for the Technology, Product and Data (TPD) groups, and driving teammates to accuracy and timelines with adherence to the 3-day month-end deadline.

* Perform accounting research and conduct variance analysis on financial results to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes impacting completeness and accuracy of the financial statements.

* Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts according to prescribed frequency to ensure balances are properly supported and explained by independently collaborating with key stakeholders to resolve any reconciliation issues in a timely manner.

* Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement of all Accounting processes, engaging process design conversations and making recommendations.

* Partner with other departments to ensure all internal controls are adhered to and financial statements are fairly and accurately presented.

* Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries.

* Ensure all accounting procedures, records, and reports conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

* Prepare ad hoc analyses and complete projects

* Provide support to key finance and business partners related to questions around month-end accruals, accounting for projects, and other topics

Qualifications: *Who You Are:*

BA/BS in Business, Finance and/or Accounting. Advanced degree and/or CPA a plus

5years of accounting or finance experience required

OR equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience in managing and maintaining master data and/or a chart of accounts

Experience in organizational change - including large scale transformation initiatives

Proven ability to deliver high levels of customer service

Experience within a Center of Excellence environment a plus

Global experience in a multinational organization a plus

Excellent organizational and analytical skills

Strong knowledge of GAAP

Strong knowledge of Oracle Financials

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.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
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.

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