Houston-based Group 1 Automotive, Inc., an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, is a leading operator in the automotive retailing industry. Since its initial public offering in October 1997, Group 1 has grown to become the third largest dealership group in the United States and has expanded into the United Kingdom and Brazil. The company has achieved its success through a strategy that leverages management experience and emphasizes geographic and brand diversity, interrelated revenue streams, operational efficiencies and the prudent deployment of capital. Group 1 owns and operates 171 automotive dealerships, 224 franchises, and 37 collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. Through its dealerships, the company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related vehicle financing; sells service contracts; provides maintenance and repair services; and sells vehicle parts.
Depending upon qualifications and years of experience, candidates will be considered for either the Staff or Senior Internal Audit role. Under direction of Internal Audit Senior Manager, the auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits and SOX audits, in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects related to the automotive retail industry. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. The position requires 75% domestic travel, with the opportunity for international travel.