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Office Manager

W.I. Simonson Los Angeles Full-Time
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You're serious about your career, and rest assured you've come to the right place.  At W.I. Simonson, a Sonic Automotive family dealership, you'll find the opportunities, resources, and support you need to grow and develop professionally. Our 100+ dealerships are concerned with more than moving inventory; they're committed to your success and invested in your future. So read on, and consider a rewarding career with Sonic Automotive, Inc.

 

Purpose:

 

The Office Manager is responsible for the accurate representation of the financial condition of the dealership, develops controls necessary for the proper conduct of the business, maintains accurate records, and establishes and maintains the data processing capabilities to accomplish the dealership’s objectives.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

•       Assist controller with preparation of complete financial statement and ensure it is submitted in a timely manner each month.

•       Interpret and analyze the financial statement continually.

•       Supervise office staff, including receptionist and cashier.

•       Keep the Controller informed about the trends and the cash needs of the business.

•       Review journal entries and approve any adjustments to inventory, COS, and expense accounts.

•       Prepare and process all workmen’s comp and other insurance claims.

•       Coordinate and prepare month-end reconciliations for all accounts and physical inventories.

•       Maintain and post monthly standard entries.

•       Set up fixed asset and prepaid asset accounts.

•       Work with office staff to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks.

•       Assist in preparation for annual internal and/or external audit. Provide auditors with requested information; follow-up on any items that need correction.

•       Complete end-of-month accounting reports.

•       Calculate and reconcile depreciation expense monthly.

•       Set up and maintain accruals for expenses, e.g. advertising, insurance, professional expenses.

•       Run and review expense trend reports monthly.

•       Provide back-up for cashier and receptionist as needed.

•       Must follow all company safety policies and procedures, and immediately report any and all accidents to a manager or supervisor.

Qualifications:

•     Previous Automotive Accounting and Payroll Experience required

•       Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.

•       Working knowledge of dealership financial statements.

•       Ability to explain technical financial information in an understandable manner.

•       Excellent communication skills.

•       Professional personal appearance.

•       All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA

•       All applicants must perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner

•       All applicants must be able to demonstrate ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, MVR, drug test, credit report, and valid driver license

It's time to make the most important move of your career.  From our cooperative, team-based approach, to our more than 1,000 internal advancements each year, it's easy to see the difference. When you join our organization, you'll enjoy comprehensive training, competitive compensation, and unparalleled benefits. Simply put, you'll experience the best that a career in the automotive industry has to offer.

 

Skills required

Time Management
Administration
Use Telephone
Provide Logistical Support
Problem Solving
Provide Service
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W.I. Simonson (Mercedes-Benz of Santa Monica) is proud to be part of the Sonic Automotive family of dealerships. Founded in 1997, Sonic Automotive is one of the nation's largest automotive retailers and a Fortune 300 Company.

Today, Sonic Automotive, is among the largest automotive retailers in the United States. These dealerships provide comprehensive services, including sales of both new and used cars and light trucks, sales of replacement parts, performance of vehicle maintenance, warranty, paint and collision repair services, and arrangement of extended warranty contracts, financing and insurance for the company's customers.

Sonic Automotive operates over 100 dealerships spread across 15 states and 26 major metropolitan markets. We represent approximately 30 different automotive brands with the majority of our dealerships being luxury and import brands. We are an industry-leading automotive retailer committed to providing our customers with an outstanding automotive experience that is delivered with professionalism, integrity and enthusiasm.

Sonic Automotive's vision of industry leadership is achieved through our strategy of operational excellence, while keeping our focus on the fact that, first and foremost, we are a sales organization. Sonic's founder and Chairman O. Bruton Smith best expressed our culture when he said "we may sell cars and trucks but we are in the people business." We encourage training, teamwork, accountability, recognition, entrepreneurial spirit, a strong work ethic - and having fun.

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