Controller (Audi Downtown Toronto)
AWIN
Toronto, ON
Job Summary

How would you like to work with one of Canada's most prestigious and well respected automotive groups? Join Auto World Imports Network!

Headquartered in Thornhill Ontario, we are a premier network of 16 luxury automobile dealerships as well as 3 state of the art collision centres in the Greater Toronto Area.

Our company values its customers and employees and is invested in principles for success. We value doing business with integrity and adhere to the highest ethical standards.

Our Audi Downtown Toronto dealership is looking for an experienced Controller to join our amazing team!

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits!

Excellent Group Benefits package
Group RRSP Contribution program
Work/life balance
Training and support programs
Boot and tool allowance
Tuition reimbursement program
Corporate support
Mentorship and development
Unlimited careers opportunities within our automotive group

The Dealership Controller controls the financial affairs of the organization. This position prepares financial statements with supporting schedules to guide the General Manager of the dealership.

The Controller is responsible for monitoring the dealership’s financial direction, policies, accounting practices, as well as conducting relationships with lending institutions and the financial community. The Controller is also responsible for the maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financial reports. The position involves supervision over general accounting, property accounting, cost accounting and internal auditing.

Core Accountabilities

Develop, analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget and other fiscal matters.
Maintain dealership system of accounts while keeping books and records of all business transactions and assets.
Prepare various reports that outline the dealership’s financial position in the areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and future operations.
Maintain control of the annual financial budget and forecasts; analyze and report variances.
Ensure that the dealership accounting complies with tax laws and requirements; both federal and provincial.
Furnish various reports, both internal and external as required.
Determine depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items and advise management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax revisions.
Evaluate and recommend insurance coverage protection against property losses and potential liabilities.
Manage the accounting department staff; hire, train, motivate, develop – in order to meet company needs and objectives.

Requirements

Minimum of three years of automotive or related industry experience
University Degree
CPA/CMA designation is an asset.
Proven ability to influence change and effectively lead projects; collect and analyze data; and develop and communicate recommendations
Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills
Sound understanding of audit process methodology
Strong risk management advisory abilities
Ability to adapt to a changing environment and meet deadlines
Ability to analyze business process and maintain internal controls
Proficient with CDK and/or Reynolds systems; ability to operate PC-based software, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Strong leadership skills

Personal Attributes

Passion, motivation, focus and leadership skills
Results focused approach
Team player
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Ability to influence, negotiate and mediate effectively
Strong attention to detail
Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
Strong time management and organizational skills
Honest, courteous and able to demonstrate strong work ethics
Driven and ability to work with minimum supervision

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We thank all applicants for their response; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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