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Senior Accountant

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

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 4709 W 96th St, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Cox Automotive, Fleet Services is hiring a Senior Accountant. 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. The position will sometimes be expected to review reports/results with Management.


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

  • Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement for all Accounting processes, engaging process design conversations and making recommendations.

  • Support the monthly financial close process by independently identifying and processing the necessary journal entries for assigned Solution Group or function with adherence to the month-end deadline.

  • Perform general ledger activities such as journal entries for allocations, accruals, prepaid and expense account reclassifications.

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

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

  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries.

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


  • BA/BS degree (Accounting or Finance preferred) with 4+ years of experience with accounting procedures, process and GAAP accounting principles. A candidate may also have a Master's Degree with 2+ years of experience or a Ph.D. with 1+ years of experience.

  • Experience reconciling balance sheet, supporting the monthly financial close process, and conducting accounting research

  • Experience with MS Office, MS Teams, Oracle and OneStream preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience partnering with cross functional departments

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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