Staff Accountant

Job ID 2023-29115
Job Location US-TX-Houston
Category Sales Management
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


The Business Support Center is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add a qualified Staff (Schedules) Accountant to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 300 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States and United Kingdom.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism, teamwork and respect - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities


  • Perform account reconciliations daily with a focus on mid-month and month end clearing
  • Billing account reconciliations – Perform accounting maintenance on dealership/store schedules, including New and Used Inventory, Accessories, Payables, and Dealer Trade Receivables
  • Review and correct all schedule items to remain incompliance with Corporate Policies and Procedures
  • Have an understanding of Group 1’s policies and procedures and guidelines, as it pertains to schedule cleaning items
  • Ensure all guidelines are adhered to, as it pertains to schedule cleaning items
  • F&I Product account reconciliations – Perform accounting maintenance on dealership/store schedules, including EFG, JM&A, GSA, Factory, Cal-Tex, LoJack, Keyfetch, and Aftermarket
    • Clean Credits/ Debits
      • Adjust differences to correct Controls/ Accounts.
      • Re-class wrong Accounts/Controls to Clear the Schedules.
      • Submit missed Contracts that need to be activated.
      • Submit check requests to lenders/ customer.
        • Work with FI Products team to help clean credits
      • Create adjustment entries for wrong postings.
      • Submit Flat Cancellations for duplicate products or Unwind deals.
      • Process the Cancellations used as a Down Payment.
      • Void duplicate checks or write-off if not getting refund from lender
      • Other duties as assigned.
    • Post and process payment for Spireon and SPP Contracts.


• High School diploma or equivalent, bachelor’s or associates degree in Accounting/Finance, a plus.
• 3+ years in relevant position/industry, required; Dealership accounting, a plus
• Experience using CDK is a plus.
• Ability to be self-motivated, with a great attitude and high-energy personality.


*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.