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Body Shops Controller - Collision Centers

Company: Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships
Location: Milford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Body Shops Controller - Collision Centers

Hertrich Family of Automotive Dealerships believes our success is attributed to our employees. Since 1963, we have continued to grow our business and culture while holding true to our core values of integrity, caring support of our customers and continuous improvement.
We have an exciting NEW OPPORTUNITY for an energetic and motivated Automotive Controller to join our expanding World Class Team of Body Shops / Collision Centers.
Our successful Body Shops / Collision Centers Controller will oversee the accounting operations of the businesses within a corporate structure. They maintain an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets.
What's in it you for?
Excellent pay plan with generous bonuses & great incentives!
Benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, accident, cancer, and disability
401K with Employer Match Incentive
Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days
Employee Purchase Discounts!

Body Shops / Collision Centers Controller Job Summary:

Reports the financial condition of the 10+ Collision Centers to General Manager/Directors regularly and accurately. Provides sales and expense analyses summarizing potential problem areas and opportunities for improved profitability relative to monthly and annual forecasts.

Body Shops / Collision Centers Controller Supervisory Responsibilities:

Oversees the operations of the Accounting Department, which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and payroll.
Oversees training programs and identifies training needs.
Coaching and development of office staff, including hiring and firing.

Body Shops / Collision Centers Controller Duties/Responsibilities:

Prepares a complete financial statement monthly according to collision center guidelines.
Interprets the financial statement and the daily operating control (DOC) regularly and informs team of developing trends.
Reviews the general ledger and scheduled accounts. Notes and investigates any unusual entries.
Ensures that all office personnel are using proper accounting procedures and maintaining accurate records and analyses and supervises the preparation of all information.
Ensures compliance with all applicable government finance regulations, including filing and/or maintaining of required forms, payroll taxes and deposits, income taxes, retirement plan records, etc.
Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implements a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.
Provides financial analysis, with emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.
Produces the annual budget and forecasts; reports significant budget differences to management.
Coordinates annual audit (or review) and physical inventory.
Recommends benchmarks that will be used to measure the company's performance.
Continually strives to improve data integrity and information reporting throughout the collision centers.
Manages the collision management computer system to maximize utilization.
Able to travel as needed.
Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.

Body Shops / Collision Centers Controller Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent management and supervisory skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration required.
Five years or more of related experience required.
Certified Public Accountant preferred.

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.

Keywords: Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships, Wilmington , Body Shops Controller - Collision Centers, Accounting, Auditing , Milford, Delaware

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