Automotive Controller Resume Samples

An Automotive Controller is responsible for overseeing the financial operations and budgets of an automotive dealership. They manage the dealership’s financial activities, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory, and taxes. These specialists also analyze financial statements and provide advice and guidance to management. A well-drafted Automotive Controller Resume indicates the following core duties and responsibilities – analyzing financial data, preparing and analyzing budgets, developing and implementing financial strategies, developing and maintaining internal controls, preparing financial reports, and monitoring cash flow. They also ensure that all financial transactions comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

Skills required for an Automotive Controller include excellent communication skills, the ability to interpret financial data, and strong organizational skills. Automotive Controllers must also have an understanding of accounting principles, financial analysis, and budgeting. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is typically required for an Automotive Controller position. Many employers also prefer candidates who have several years of experience working in an automotive dealership or a related field.

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Automotive Controller Resume

Objective : Long time automotive accountant seeking an Automotive Controller position with a business where can work with others who have the same drive and integrity that I would bring to their company. Ensured compliance with all government regulations. Stayed abreast of current factory incentives and codes deliveries on dealership computer system accordingly.

Skills : Microsoft Office, ADP, Reynolds+Reynolds, Systems 2000, Autosoft, Paychex Operating Systems, Adobe Ilustrator, Pagemaker.

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Description :

  1. Drafted and submitted of financial statements for multi-franchise dealerships.
  2. Ministered employees and delegated authority for dual locations.
  3. Formulated and submitted monthly tax returns. 
  4. Controlled cash management.
  5. Calculated and formulated employee payrolls and commissions.
  6. Handled floorplan and inventory management. 
  7. Reconciled bank statements, AR and AP accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Accounting


Automotive Controller Resume

Objective : As an Automotive Controller, reported to the financial condition of the total dealership to the dealer/general manager regularly and accurately. Provided sales and expense analyses summarizing potential problem areas and opportunities for improved profitability relative to monthly and annual forecasts.

Skills : Financial Operations, Budgeting.

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Description :

  1. Ensured that all manufacturer accounts, including warranty claims, rebates, interest protection and co-op advertising are current and accurate.
  2. Interpreted the financial statement and the daily operating control (DOC) regularly and informs dealer of developing trends.
  3. Participated in the preparation of short- and long-term financial forecasts for the dealership.
  4. Provided department managers with detailed financial and management reports.
  5. Maintained an effective cash management system that forecasts cash funds and makes recommendations for the profitable use of excess cash.
  6. Directed assessment of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets.
  7. Collected appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Accounting


                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Objective : As an Automotive Controller, Managed and safeguard the stores assets and ensured that internal controls are in place. Maintained internal controlled to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable regulations.

                                        Skills : Accounting, Financial Reporting And Analysis.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Reviewed the general ledger and scheduled accounts. Notes any unusual entries and investigates.
                                        2. Reviewed the reconciliation of general ledger accounts with outside sources to ensure proper bank reconciliation, reserve accounts, factory payable and floor plan payable.
                                        3. Stayed abreast of tax code revisions and advises dealer regarding any operational adjustments needed to accommodate revisions.
                                        4. Ensured compliance with all applicable government finance regulations, including filing and/or maintained of required forms, payroll taxes and deposits, income taxes, retirement plan records etc.
                                        5. Managed the dealership computer system to maximize utilization.
                                        6. Administered a loss review program and maintains loss reserves for contingent liabilities and trade receivables.
                                        7. Met with dealer to evaluate all insurance renewals.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Accounting

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Objective : As an Automotive Controller, Closed the books accurately each month. Prepared and submitted required statements and reports. Responded to request for information and assistance in a timely manner.

                                        Skills : Reporting Tools, QuickBooks.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Purchased property and liability insurance.
                                        2. Prepared and processed all insurance claims.
                                        3. Coordinated annual audit (or review) and physical inventory.
                                        4. Ensured that all office personnel are using proper accounting procedures and maintaining accurate records and analyses and supervises the preparation of all information for the CPA in order to minimize audit or review costs.
                                        5. Continually strove to improve data integrity and information reporting throughout the dealership.
                                        6. Attended managers' meetings. Wrote simple correspondence.
                                        7. Maintained professional appearance. Wrote routine reports and correspondence. 

                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Accounting

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Summary : As an Automotive Controller, Worked with General Manager to improve revenue or reduce expense in order to meet or exceed budget and grow the business. Worked with staff to ensure that corporate initiatives are attained. Prepared complete financial statements and submit to the manufacture and management in accordance with established timeframes. Interpreted and analyzed financial statements.

                                        Skills : Sap, Or Microsoft Dynamics.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Read and comprehended simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
                                        2. Effectively presented information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
                                        3. Read and interpreted documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. 
                                        4. Spoke effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
                                        5. Read, analyzed and interpreted general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. 
                                        6. Wrote reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. 
                                        7. Effectively presented information and responded to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        7-10 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Management
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Accounting

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Summary : As an Automotive Controller, Ensured all financial reporting deadlines are met. Provided training to new and existing staff as needed. Managed and executed the monthly close and preparation of the financial statement.

                                        Skills : Certified Public Accountant, Accounting.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Read, analyzed, and interpreted common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. 
                                        2. Responded to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
                                        3. Wrote speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. 
                                        4. Effectively presented information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
                                        5. Prepared reports to summarize and forecasted activity and financial position in income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
                                        6. Ensured timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes.
                                        7. Advised management on desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        7-10 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Management
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Finance

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Summary : As an Automotive Controller, Maintained fixed asset schedules to ensure they agree with related general ledger accounts. Worked with office staff to ensure they complete assignments on a timely, consistent basis. Prepared reports as requested by management company and/or department managers.

                                        Skills : Planning, Monitoring, Time Management.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Coordinated and managed the account reconciliation process.
                                        2. Monitored and ensured timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, and provided interpretation and documentation.
                                        3. Maintained adequate controls over the accounting processes of the location.
                                        4. Worked in a fast-paced environment with multi-store support.
                                        5. Responded to requests for information and assistance in a timely manner.
                                        6. Prepared and submitted required statements, sales tax returns, tangible property tax returns.
                                        7. Met financial accounting objectives. Improved systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        7-10 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Management
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Finance

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Objective : As an Automotive Controller, processed and generated financial data for all dealership departments, which together represent the accurate financial condition of the business. Provided accurate reporting to the dealer/general manager and is responsible for accounting office and administrative functions. Maintained a very positive and can-do attitude.

                                        Skills : Training, Office Assistant.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Prepared a complete financial statement monthly according to dealership guidelines and the manufacturer's format and time frame.
                                        2. Controled all posted documents, including time records, vehicle deals, commissions, and additions and changes to inventory.
                                        3. Prepared daily bank deposit and cash report.
                                        4. Assisted operations with dealership forecasting and budgeting.
                                        5. Provided a timely daily operating control (DOC) and keeps the dealer/general manager informed about trends.
                                        6. Reconciled select accounts monthly.
                                        7. Approved adjustments to inventory and receivable accounts.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        2-5 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Executive
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Finance

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Summary : As an Automotive Controller, managed the day-to-day accounting operations of the store to ensure that all transactions are recorded in compliance with dealership accounting processes and policies. Ensured business's accounting and financial management is sound. Ensured that we remain in compliance with all governmental and regulatory requirements.

                                        Skills : Case Management, Accounting.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Printed monthly journals, schedules, and general ledger. Closes month by processing accounting month-end.
                                        2. Assisted in completion of annual review/audit.
                                        3. Administered charge-back program for late charges to inventory.
                                        4. Prepared monthly floor plan report for use in commission calculations.
                                        5. Hired, trained, and supervised office personnel.
                                        6. Analyzed and organized office operations and procedures.
                                        7. Provided support to all departments to help drive revenue, control expenses, and contribute to a premier guest experience.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        7-10 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Management
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Finance

                                        Automotive Controller Resume

                                        Summary : As an Automotive Controller, Closed the accounting period accurately each month. Supervised accounting staff. Supervised the bank reconciliation process, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll. Calculated manager and various department commissions. Scheduled review.

                                        Skills : Planning, Accounting, Sales.

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                                        Description :

                                        1. Prepared sales commission/chargeback detail reports.
                                        2. Managed the payoff of vehicle floor plan and worked with bank representatives.
                                        3. Reviewed new charge accounts and oversaw collection of past due accounts.
                                        4. Compiled information and prepared reports as requested by management and/or dealer principal.
                                        5. Maintained a professional appearance. Attended managers meetings as requested.
                                        6. Controlled petty cash amounts for dealership and sales department.
                                        7. Ensured that all Company policies are communicated and followed.
                                        Years of Experience
                                        Experience
                                        7-10 Years
                                        Experience Level
                                        Level
                                        Management
                                        Education
                                        Education
                                        Bachelor's In Accounting