Accounting Associate - Lincoln Clearwater

AutoNation, Inc. Clearwater, FL
Company Overview

Position Overview

The Accounting Coordinator will be responsible for the finance quality control and review function. Checks deal paperwork for accuracy after F&I Manager has signed off on the deal and prior to the deal leaving the store for the Shared Service Center (SSC).

What are the day-to-day responsibilities?

* Prepare daily deposits

* Package deal for SSC

* Verify deal meets revenue recognition policy

* Review 100% of documents for accuracy (customer, lien holder, manufacturer, county and financial information)

* Title Work

* Product Agreements

* Rebate and Incentive forms (verify meets program requirements and includes pin numbers)

* Retail installment contracts and Lease agreements

* Verify payoff worksheets are complete, contain a per diem and have at least 10 days remaining in the "good-thru" date

* Verify all required fields are completed on F&I products, send letters with corrected copies for omitted information

* Verify agreement to provide insurance (ATPI) is valid and binder is attached, if required

* Verify Retail Installment Contract / Lease Agreement agrees with ADP Recap

* Prepare and ship lender packages

* Assist in handling customer calls regarding title work and products sold in F&I department

* Prepare daily communication package to SSC (invoices, deals, etc.)

* Additional responsibilities as assigned

What are the requirements for this job?

* High school diploma or GED

* Equivalent work experience

* Working knowledge of dealership process

* Working knowledge of finance and insurance products

* Strong mathematical ability

* Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information

* Experience handling high volume of paperwork

* Must be highly organized, and have excellent follow-up skills

* Must be able to communicate effectively with store management and sales personnel

* Proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook

* One to Two years Accounting experience (preferred)

* Customer service experience (preferred)

* ADP experience (preferred)

* Title work experience (preferred)

AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.