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Accountant (Cleveland, OH)

Nov 03, 2020, Full time

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Accountant (Cleveland, OH)


Who We Are

We’re Dealer Tire, a family-owned, international distributor of tires and parts established in 1918 in Cleveland, OH. We’re laser focused on helping the world’s largest and most trusted auto manufacturers grow their tire business—in fact, we’ve sold more than 60 million tires to date. We’re a thriving company, and we’re looking for driven individuals to join our team. That’s where you come in!

As an Accountant, your essential job functions will include the following:

General Accounting

  • Support the monthly financial close process by:
  • Assure timely/accurate financial statement preparation consistent with U.S GAAP and company policies & procedures.
  • Create/Monitor/Post accruals and journal entries, reconcile accounts and perform ad hoc analysis.
  • Analyze/Perform Inventory reconciliation to sub-ledger detail identifying discrepancies and communicating solutions to the organization.
  • Provide analytical support for the month-end close var

iance analysis.

  • Collects and analyzes financial information for assigned accounts in order to track the organization’s progress against its financial goals and to assist departments in their financial reporting and analysis.
  • Research/Resolve transaction issues for assigned accounts in a timely manner.
  • Analyzes expenditures, revenue, and depreciation to make recommendations for action and/or modifications regarding financial procedures, plans, and controls.
  • Prepare audit requests and assist auditors with inquiries.
  • Recommend process improvements utilizing best practices for current processes/future opportunities.
  • Frequently manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Participate in/Lead physical inventory audits.

Fixed Assets

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the JDEdwards Fixed Assets module in order to record fixed asset acquisitions/dispositions in accordance with U.S. GAAP and company policies.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional areas to understand which projects are in process/ready for capitalization.
  • Complete monthly account reconciliations to the subsidiary ledger for fixed assets accounts in a timely/accurate manner.
  • Calculate/Record depreciation monthly for all fixed assets.
  • Prepare fixed asset capital expenditures management reporting.
  • Organize/Complete physical inventories of company’s fixed assets in accordance with policies.
  • Stay abreast/Remain compliant with regional/tax laws locating ways to reduce liability.

Other Duties as Assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Two to four (2-4) years in general ledger accounting experience.
  • Minimum 2+ years enterprise-level (ERP) experience.
  • Foundational knowledge of U.S. GAAP.
  • Strong demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven transactional accounting data flow understanding including order to cash and procure to pay cycles.
  • Strong foundational Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet quality/time commitments, under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with various organizational levels.
  • Proven track record of success in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to create ad hoc reports using Business Intelligence tools preferred.

Competencies Required

  • Attention to Detail
  • Agility
  • Functional Expertise
  • Critical Thinking
  • Results Orientation
  • Decisiveness
  • Customer Focus
  • Initiative
  • Influence
  • Operational Excellence

Physical Job Requirements

  • Continuous viewing from and inputting data to a computer screen.
  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Travel as necessary (<10%).

Drug Policy

Dealer Tire is a drug-free environment. All applicants being considered for employment must pass a pre-employment drug screening before beginning work.

Why Dealer Tire: An amazing opportunity to join a growing organization, built on the efforts of hard working, innovative, and team-oriented people. We offer a competitive salary + bonus, and a comprehensive benefit package including: paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and 401k matching (50% on the dollar up to 7% of employee contribution). 

EOE Statement Dealer: Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act*), or any other legally protected status, with respect to employment opportunities. 

*ADA Disclosure: Any candidate who feels that they may need an accommodation to complete this application, or any portions of same, based on the impact of a disability should contact Dealer Tire’s Human Resources Department to discuss your specific needs. Please feel free to contact us at or via phone at 833-483-8232.

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