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Financial Data Analyst - Barrett-Jackson Auction Company (Scottsdale, AZ)

Position Purpose:

The Financial Data Analyst will provide analytical support to the Controller and help create, analyze, monitor, and report on the annual business plan as well as other financial analysis projects on an ad hoc basis.  The analyst will also support the executive team with data analysis on various strategic initiatives and special projects as needed.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to develop, communicate and present analysis results to  company’s leadership team

  • Establish reliable network of third party support that will help facilitate action on data mining and reporting 

  • Formulate and update cash flow projections at the project level as well as roll- ups of company-wide cash flows and reporting metrics

  • Assist with analysis of strategic business initiatives as well as new business opportunities when appropriate

  • Advance the technical aspects of the Company’s financial models and facilitate standardization of the analysis and reporting process itself.

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements

  • Provide analytical support to the Sales, Marketing and Consignment teams and assemble regular reports as requested by executive leaders

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, multi-task, and self-troubleshoot financial models.

  • Demonstrate mastery of the Financial Data Analyst skills

  • Draft memos and business plan documents for new internal and external opportunities with little or no direct supervision

  • Over time, the position may involve travel from time to time to company project locations as well as potential project acquisitions locations as requested

     

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role.

  • 5+ years of experience in a corporate environment with proven ability to balance multiple projects while maintaining an analytical discipline

  • Experience in BI tools and data warehouse concepts highly desired

  • Experience in developing and/or prototyping dashboards and reports

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy in a fast paced environment.

  • Skilled in data transformation based on user requirements

  • Proven business communication skills for translating stakeholder descriptions into valuable reporting tools

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, communicate and meet deadlines

  • Business process design and project management experience a plus

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills supported by ability to convey complex information in a comprehensive and concise manner

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask and meet constant deadlines

  • High attention to quality and detail

  • Strong computer skills – Candidate should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Word;  Business Intelligence applications experience is a plus

  • Willingness to travel and work long hours when necessary

  • Professional appearance and presentation

  • Located in or have the ability to relocate to Scottsdale, AZ

 

The right candidate possesses:

  • 10+ years combined financial/accounting and data analysis experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • MBA or MBA candidate preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with mid to upper tier accounting systems

  • MS Dynamics 365 experience highly desirable

  • Experience with data analytics, business intelligence creation and reporting


Please include your salary requirements with cover letter.


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Senior Staff Accountant - Barrett-Jackson Auction Company (Scottsdale, AZ)

Position Purpose:

To assist Controller in the full cycle accounting and auction accounting processes.  Position will oversee the work of two accounting specialists.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Review fixed asset and monthly depreciation schedule prepared by A/P Accountant

  • Prepare/Post month-end standard journal entries

  • Reconcile accounts and create month-end close binder.

  • Prepare month-end Financial Statements.

  • Prepare month-end analysis as required

  • Prepare annual audit schedules and trial balances for external auditors

  • Primary in-house expert on sales/use taxes.  Research Sales & Use tax requirements and coordinate with external CPA’s regarding issues/resolution.

  • Respond to AZ Department of Revenue requests and other State DOR inquiries

  • Prepare monthly Sales Tax Returns for AZ, COS, FL, NV and CT and annual Maricopa County business property tax statement

  • Assist with preparation of year-end income tax schedules for outside auditors

  • Review 1099’s, IRS 8300 Forms, ASCAP quarterly reporting

  • Prepare annual Maricopa County business property tax statement

  • Bidder and consignment support

This salaried position requires the ability to travel and some weekend and holiday work.  Compensation commensurate with experience.

During Auction the responsibilities also include but are not limited to:

  • Work with Federal Financial Bank to coordinate credit card machine terminals are set up and working properly.

  • Batch out credit card terminals each night if not done by departments.

  • Available to help all departments and temporary employees with needs concerning training and cash balancing issues.

  • Assist with making petty cash banks for bars, gate and catering service.  Record and bundle cash for deposit before bank pickup each day.

  • Assist with reconciling cash sheets from bidders and consignor departments each night after auction ends.

  • Check online banking during auction for ACH payments or incoming wires from buyers to give to consignor department to release titles.

  • Manually enter all buys and sells for Cars and Automobilia.

  • Create invoices for customers and vendors.

  • Enter all cash receipt transactions from auction to apply to customer invoices, reconcile any errors or flag uncollected balances.

  • Call banks to verify funds have cleared before payment to seller if necessary.

  • Process checks to sellers and apply payment to vendor invoices in 21 day time frame after auction.

  • Send wires by online banking to sellers if needed.

  • Follow up on NSF checks and outstanding wires or ACH payments.  Communicate with banks and customers to resolve ongoing issues.

  • Verify sales tax charges (accurate tax for buyers state, if dealer, or have bill of lading)

  • Create Excel worksheet for sales tax report for all Car and Automobilia sells.

  • Balance Navision entries to Auctioneer master ledger so commissions and sales tax can be calculated.

  • Verify and issue refund checks for all DMV and Doc fee overpayments from buyers.

  • Place stop payments on issued checks, online or verbally, to bank when needed.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Skills and Experience Must Include: 

  • Supervision and mentoring of two junior level accountants in the day to day financial operations of the company

  • Oversight of accounting functions including A/P, A/R, G/L, Fixed Assets, Sales Tax, and Payroll

  • Responsibility for treasury-related functions of the company--cash transfers, credit facilities, lease analyses, revolving debt)

  • Finance support for executive & senior management.

  • Operational reporting and analytics

The right candidate possesses:

  • 5-7 years of accounting experience

  • Bachelors in accounting

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with mid to upper tier accounting systems, Navision experience a plus

  • Cash handling experience

  • Thorough MS-Office knowledge including Excel and Power Point

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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