Assistant Controller

Trotman Auto Group is currently seeking  experienced Assistant Controllers for our Langley and Abbotsford locations! These are two separate positions! This is a great opportunity for an individual with an accounting background to gain valuable experience. If you possess a high level of professionalism, a positive attitude, an attention to detail, initiative and the drive to succeed, this would be a great oppurtunity for you.

Do you have what it takes to join one of Canada's Best Managed Companies?

Trotman Auto Group is an industry-leading, diversified dealer group representing fourteen major OEM brands through twelve dealerships located across British Columbia. We have been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for overall business performance, innovation, and sustained growth. Our vibrant culture is the fabric of our world-class team of automotive professionals.

Reporting to General Manager and indirectly to the CFO, this role is accountable for the accounting and payroll functions within the dealership; to include the production of periodic financial reports, processing various general ledger transactions, maintenance of employee benefits applicable to the Dealership personnel and administration and process of payroll.

Schedule: Full-time - Monday to Friday

Salary: $65K+ (based on experience)

What We Offer:

  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental
  • RRSP
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off, etc.

Who You Are:

  • Must have a minimum of 2+ years of recent work experience as a senior Accounting Clerk or higher
  • Automotive Dealership experience is required
  • Recent hands on experience posting deals
  • Recent hands on experience managing accounts payable/receivable accounts
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively respond to and meet the needs of a diverse client base
  • The ability to self-manage oneself in a fast paced and deadline-oriented role
  • Strong communication skills
  • Tech Savvy - MS Office applications, Outlook
  • PBS software knowledge is an asset 

What Your Day Will Look Like:

  • Prepares dealership financial statements for submission to Trotman Auto Group corporate, manufacturer, NCM Associates (where applicable) and bank
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations for dealership financial statements
  • Handles deal processing & posting vehicle invoices into the system
  • Prepares bank reconciliations and cash management reports
  • Manages accounts receivable and accounts payable, including Vehicle AR, Parts and Service AR, warranty receivables, and other receivables as they may arise
  • Manages daily cheques, EFT’s and e-transfers for various vendors, including reviewing supporting backup for all payments and vehicle purchases
  • Reconciles manufacturer statements, inventory, service contracts, vehicle dealer reserves
  • Completes all Payroll functions, including: (a) creation and maintenance of employee files, including entering data into TAG HR4 system where required; (b) enrollment and termination for employee benefits at the dealership; (c) preparation and issuance of semi-monthly payroll & (d) reconciliation of commissions and bonuses payable per various pay plans
  • Coordination of quarterly vehicle inventory counts, and annual parts inventory counts
  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Be part of an amazing team that lives their values out loud each day!

Trotman Auto Group is proudly an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applications. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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