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Financial Analyst II - Client Operations

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

Job Category: Finance

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Burlington VT
  • Long Island NY
  • Mission KS
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Cox Automotive is seeking a Financial Analyst II, working in a successful team environment supporting reporting, budget/forecasting activities, long-range planning and ad hoc financial analysis.  A key responsibility of this role is supporting our Retail Client Operations organization on Month end deliverables, capacity forecasting and tracking, and metrics analytics for all expenses. This will include key labor analysis required to manage trends by department and to stay within budget constraints. Candidates must also have a solid understanding of financial management concepts, complex modeling, accounting procedures, variance analysis, and the ability to analyze large data sets. The candidate is also expected to quickly gain an understanding of our wide portfolio of businesses with application to these responsibilities.

This role may reside in any Cox Automotive Retail Location including Atlanta, GA, North Hills, NY, Burlington, VT, and Mission, KS.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Monthly consolidation of financial expense results, variance analysis, R&O forecast, and key performance metrics to identify trends and make recommendations based on risks and opportunities, operational efficiencies, and overall financial alignment with team’s goals and objectives. 

  • Drive the development of labor forecasts to align capacity plans which support business needs.

  • Assist in the development and delivery of monthly metrics package across Implementation and Client Care assisting with analysis as it relates to performance indicators by brand

  • Partner with Retail Client Operations leads and matrix partners to ensure accurate, timely reporting and analysis for all ad hoc requests.

  • Work to support the partnership between the Retail Client Support team and the Center of Excellence team to ensure communication and transparency as it relates to key performance drivers and metrics.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting with 2+ years of finance experience include a strong focus in Financial Planning and Analysis. A candidate may also have a Master's Degree with 2 years of relevant experience or a Ph.D. with 1+ year of experience. Non-degreed candidates must have 8+ years of experience.

  • Experience with OneStream Enterprise Financial system strongly preferred

  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Strong analytical ability with track record of delivered results

  • Solid analytical and research capabilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Self-starter with flexibility and willingness to balance multiple, changing priorities and work under tight deadlines and experienced in organizing, prioritizing, and coordinating one’s own work

  • Work effectively on multiple assignments, activities, or projects

  • Advanced MS Excel skills required, including formulas, financial functions, pivot tables, design, and formatting for executive presentations

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.


Compensation includes a base salary of $64,200.00 - $96,400.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

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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