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Senior Accountant

Job Title
Senior Accountant
Job ID
Kansas City,  MO 64105
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Job Title:  Senior Accountant

Location:  Kansas City, MO

Travel Required:  No

Classification:  Exempt

Physical Requirements:  Typical Office Environment


Company overview

AutoAlert is the automotive industry’s leading data mining and lead generation platform helping dealerships identify high-quality leads, increase volume of retail trade-ins, and improve customer retention.  Founded in 2002, AutoAlert has provided the automotive industry with innovative software, direct marketing and training solutions currently implemented in over 3500 dealerships.

Position Overview

The Senior Account with work closely with the Senior Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. This role is responsible for many aspects of general ledger-related activities focused on proper application of US GAAP, various accounting transactions, montly and year-end close and balance sheet account reconciliations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Critically analyze department procedures currently in place to maximize operational processes
  • Identify and resolve problems and inconsistencies while identifying and implementing process improvement opportunities
  • Execute monthly accounting close activities, including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliations, analytics and reporting
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Analyze expenses and expense accruals to ensure accurate recording on monthly basis
  • Review and reconcile bank transactions
  • Maintain fixed asset records, including setting up assets, processing disposals, and performing reconciliations
  • Process monthly recurring invoices and credit memos, reconciling invoicing to Salesforce
  • Execute monthly customer auto-pay transactions
  • Resolve customer questions and issues in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize
  • Attention to detail
  • High standard of organization
  • Strong business acumen
  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Detail Oriented, ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Ability to adapt to fast-paced environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field; MBA preferred
  • 3+ years accounting experience with ability to interpret and apply authoritative accounting pronouncements
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate Finance and information analysis
  • Advanced modeling experience for forecasting and/or Ad Hoc Analysis
  • Strong understanding of financial statements
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with NetSuite a plus
  • Ability to recognize challenges and/or opportunities within available data and present findings to senior leaders for consideration
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and quickly changing environment, multi-task and manage competing priorities with multiple deadlines
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills


  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401 (k) Reimbursement Plan

Eligibility requirements apply to all plans. AutoAlert, LLC reserves the right to alter all benefit offerings at will.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover all duties and responsibilities of the employee to effectively do their job.  AutoAlert, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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