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Senior Accountant, Consolidations

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
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Cox Automotive is hiring a Senior Accountant Consolidation role. This position will serve as a key financial partner within Cox Automotive Accounting Center of Excellence by performing general accounting tasks on a daily/monthly basis, providing reconciliation and analysis assistance, delivering financial reports and performing accounting research. This position will be expected to gain a detailed understanding of accounting policies, P&L accounts, balance sheet accounts and some complex accounting topics. This position will sometimes be expected to review reports/results with Management.


  • Execute the monthly consolidation process of multiple domestic and international source ledgers to produce consolidated financial reporting including intercompany eliminations, equity validation, currency translation and overseeing financial certification

  • Assist to draft and record step plan entries for merger, acquisition, divestiture and restructuring activities in coordination with the CEI M&A and respective Accounting COE team(s)

  • Perform accounting research and conduct variance analysis on financial results to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes impacting completeness and accuracy of the financial statements. 

  • Support the monthly financial close process by identifying and processing the necessary journal entries with adherence to month-end

  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts according to prescribed frequency to ensure balances are properly supported independently

  • Provide direction to offshore team related to journal entries and account reconciliations 

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement for all accounting processes, engaging process design conversations and making recommendations 

  • Partner with other departments to ensure all internal controls are adhered to and financial statements are fairly and accurately presented. 

  • Ensure all accounting procedures, records, and reports conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). 

  • This position will work independently, only receiving guidance on usual or complex problems. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance and/or Accounting preferred) with 4+ years of accounting/finance experience. A candidate may also have a Master's Degree with 2+ years of work related experience, or a Ph.D. with 1+ year of experience. 

  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP. 

  • Experience in Consolidation, International and/or Mergers and Acquisition accounting, intercompany and strong understanding of FX highly desirable. 

  • Analytical mindset with proven ability to exercise judgment, analyze data, prepare financial reports and present results to Management. 

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with proven ability to influence others

  • Proven ability to work autonomously and meet multiple deadlines. 

  • Excellent proficiency with financial software tools including Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Oracle, Blackline and Hyperion/OneStream

  • Proven ability to work with all levels in the organization. 

  • Experience with OneStream or HFM preferred. 

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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