Associate Manager of Corporate Accounting

Job ID 2020-14825
Job Location US-TX-Houston
Category Sales Management
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


Group 1 Automotive, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company with over $12 billion in annual revenues in 2019. The company owns and operates 186 automotive dealerships, 242 franchises, and 49 collision centers in the United States, the United Kingdom and Brazil that offer 31 brands of automobiles. Group 1’s Corporate Headquarters are located at 800 Gessner, Suite 500 Houston, TX 77024.


Group 1 seeks to hire an Associate Manager of Corporate Accounting to join its corporate accounting team.


The responsibilities of this position primarily include:


  • monthly close procedures for the Company’s corporate entities;
  • assist Manager of Corporate Accounting with supervising team workflow;
  • accounting for the Company’s property and casualty claims accruals;
  • accounting for the Company’s self insured medical claims reserve;
  • accurately performing calculations used in the preparation of financial statements;
  • preparation of various journal entries into the Company’s general ledger;
  • review of various journal entries, accounts payable coding, and general ledger account reconciliations;
  • detailed, analytical review of financial statements;
  • preparation of audit schedules;
  • the preparation and review of analysis and summary reports;
  • special projects.


  • The candidate must be a team-first oriented professional, willing and able to work the necessary hours to accomplish their assigned tasks, especially during month- and quarter-end close process.  Effective communication skills are vital, including the use of both verbal and written forms of communication. 
  • The ideal candidate will have at a minimum, a Bachelors degree in Accounting (or Finance degree with accounting emphasis), a firm understanding of accounting principles, at least six years of relevant experience, and two years in a supervisory accounting role at a large corporation and/or public accounting firm.  
  • Further, the candidate must have a proficient working knowledge of Microsoft software products, particularly Excel, as well as a general ledger software package.  The Company currently utilizes Microsoft’s Navision as its general ledger software package. 

All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.