Automotive Controller

Passport Auto Group
Suitland, Maryland
May 12, 2024
May 24, 2024
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Full Time
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Passport Automotive Group


This is an exciting time to join Passport Automotive group, a family owned and operated fast growing auto group located in the Washington DC Metro area. We are currently renovating our already luxurious BMW location to now include our accounting staff and corporate employees in one world class facility. We are seeking talented applicants to fill various positions including Automotive Controller, Automotive Office Manager and general Automotive Accounting. Please see the complete list of Passport Auto Group employment opportunities for additional details.

Here is why this is a great opportunity:

  • Great culture and real career growth
  • Competitive compensation package for qualified candidates
  • Opportunity to work with an innovative growing company
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k with employer match
  • Medical, Dental, Short-term and Long-term disability, Life Insurance/AD&D and Vision
  • Employee discounts on Vehicle Purchase, Parts, Service and More!

Job Description:

  • Demonstrate hands-on technical accounting knowledge of automotive dealership industry
  • Manage and safeguard dealership's assets
  • Oversee tasks to ensure that financial functions are reconciled monthly including (but not limited to): cash, accounts receivables, prepaid expenses, fixed assets, accounts payable, manufacturer statements, payroll administration, and vehicle deal commissioning, inter-company accounts
  • Meet all monthly, quarterly and annual deadlines as required including monthly reconciliations, quarterly reporting etc.
  • Lead, mentor and coach an accounting team, including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing of work, ensuring quality standards are met
  • Review performance and administer corrective action plans to associates when necessary
  • Assist with the training process and ongoing development of the assigned team to ensure understanding and compliance with the accounting DMS, accounting policies, controls, reporting timelines and procedures
  • Provide leadership and support to ensure the team is successful in achieving goals and objectives
  • Promote professional development within a team environment ensuring associates are held accountable
  • Review and monitor dealership compliance with accounting policies, procedures and controls, to ensure consistency among all dealerships in the Company
  • Preparing the financial statements for review
  • Interprets the financial statement and daily operating reports and informs management of developing trends
  • Reinforces company policies and adheres to all company standards
  • Maintains and inspects for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place
  • Review the reconciliation of general ledger accounts with outside sources to ensure proper bank reconciliation, reserve accounts, factory payable, and floor plan payable


  • 5+ years of experience in dealership business office
  • Previous experience as an accountant, accounting supervisor, manager or Controller
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles
  • Experience with dealership management systems such as Reynolds/Ignite or CDK
  • Ability to multi-task, work well with various levels of management and manage accounting and administrative staff.
  • Full knowledge of Financial Statement and all aspects of the automotive accounting department
  • Excellent computer skills; Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, cost accounting and cost control principles and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and experienced in developing a competent team
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate with external entities and company personnel
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritize

Please email your resume for immediate consideration. All replies will be held in confidence.

Job Type: Full-time

We are an equal opportunity employer.
Must pass a drug screening and background check.