Business Manager in Seaside, CA at Monterey BMW

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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    Seaside, CA
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Job Description


Business Manager/Office Manager

Business Manager- Office Manager - Controller - Admin Manager - Automotive Sales

Lithia Auto Stores embodies a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun.  Take your career to new levels with one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation.

Job Description


  • Ensure timely and accurate posting of all store transactions
  • Maintain financial controls according to Company and manufacturer requirements
  • Maintain a positive Office culture, embracing the core values
  • Create and maintain position outlines for office staff
  • Ensure team is staffed with quality employees at the proper wage
  • Recruit, hire and train office positions as needed
  • Identify and train AOM and OM candidates for advancement opportunities, including cross training in all positions
  • Maintain semi-monthly communication with Senior OM regarding opportunities and victories
  • Participate in regular National OM communications
  • Notify Internal Audit and Regional Controllers of all external (manufacturer, DMV, etc.) audit notifications and findings

Business Manager- Office Manager - Controller - Admin Manager - Automotive Sales


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or commensurate experience
  • Two years of experience in an office/administrative management position
  • Solid working knowledge of accounting office functions, accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial statements, and collections
  • Working knowledge of dealership financial statements and dealership operations preferred
  • Ability to embrace and embody our Core Values
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

Why Lithia?

We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE.  We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets.  We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.

We offer a generous comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful.  Our offerings include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Paid Holidays & PTO
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Lithia Learning Center
  • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
  • Wellness Programs

Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place.  A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment.

Business Manager- Office Manager - Bookkeeper - Controller - Business Office Manager


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