Automotive Office Manager/ Controller - Newark Nissan - Newark, DE

Automotive Dealership Controller

Advance your career as an Automotive Office Manager / Controller at The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships, a Ward's Top 100 dealership group, while enjoying the laid-back lifestyle of the beach and bay area in Maryland and Delaware. Hertrich will provide a relocation package while offering career growth, financial stability and a collaborative work environment.

Hertrich opened in 1963 and is comprised of 22 dealerships, 19 brands and 9 collision centers. In the past 15 years alone, Hertrich has grown 244%, adding 15 dealerships and 7 collision centers during that time. If you are currently an Office Manager looking to take the next step in your career, or a Controller looking to increase your responsibility at a larger organization, this is an opportunity to influence accounting and finance operations with a large, family-owned company.

The ideal fit for our culture is a passionate, people-centric leader who can drive results in a fast-paced, rapidly growing company. The Controller will report directly to the CFO, will oversee at least 10 offices, and will provide guidance to accounting staff and office managers. Once integrated, this position will serve as part of our executive leadership team.

Responsibilities as a Hertrich Office Manager / Controller will be to:

  • Oversee Office Managers and staff members within the accounting offices

  • Analyze and organize office/administrative operations and procedures

  • Ensure that all scheduled accounts, including warranty claims, rebates, parts and vehicle inventory, are current and accurate.

  • Review the reconciliation of general ledger accounts with outside sources to ensure bank reconciliations, reserve accounts and factory and floor plan payables are accurate.

  • Work with office managers to perform month and year end closes on a timely basis

  • Work closely with all departments in both an accounting and operational capacity.

  • Perform income and expense analysis on exceptions or deviations.

  • Ensure that a strong internal control environment is consistently maintained.

  • Work with office managers and payroll specialists to ensure that accurate HR/Payroll information is processed on a timely basis and calculations of commissions are accurate and prompt.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as required and essential to the position

Automotive Office Manager / Controller Qualifications:

  • Extremely organized with the ability to maintain focus and multitask effectively

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage others effectively in a high-pressure, busy environment

  • Possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, email, internet, and dealership software

  • Dealertrack knowledge a plus

  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience a plus

"Offers of employment are conditional. Candidates must successfully complete a Pre-Employment Drug Screening, Criminal Background Check, and Motor Vehicle Record Check. A criminal record will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. We are a drug-free workplace. We are an EEO/ AA employer. Job seekers will be given consideration without regard to their disability or protected veteran status."


Quick Facts
Location: Newark, DE
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Administrative

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