Camping World and Good Sam Regional Controller in Lincolnshire, Illinois
The outdoors is a big place and just as it offers endless adventures, so does our company.
Camping World is the premier one-stop-shop for everything RV. Along with RV parts and accessories, we also offer a full selection of new and used RVs for sale; service centers with over 1,900 bays and over 1,600 technicians on staff; over 100 collision centers; RV Spa detail and refurbishment centers; technical advice from knowledgeable experts and hard-to-find parts.
As the RV industry leader, Camping World is always looking for new and better ways to enhance your RV and outdoor experience. Camping World is a big place, just like the great outdoors. We make it our mission to equip you for it. We've got an awesome team already, but there's always room for more!
The Area Controller will present the financial conditions of the Camping World RV Sales dealerships, develop and maintain internal controls necessary to safeguard business assets, and maintain accurate records. This position interacts with members of corporate management, local dealership management, accounting associates, and support staff.
Essential Job Functions:
Prepare, review and analyze financial statements and submit to management in accordance with established timeframes.
Provide information to the General Manager(s) and Regional Vice President(s) to help them better manage the business operations.
Maintain an effective cash management system.
Manage the day to day accounting operations to ensure that all transactions are recorded in compliance with the Company's accounting processes and policies.
Manage and safeguard the dealerships assets and ensure that internal controls are in place.
Assist department managers in reading and interpreting their financial reports and with implementing action plans needed to improve the operation.
Work with regional staff to ensure that corporate initiatives are attained.
Assist with development of annual budgets and management of the budget variances throughout the year.
Reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts (inventory, receivables, liabilities, fixed assets, etc.).
Review financial statements and ledgers and partner with the operations team to resolve discrepancies.
Ensure that the accounting records are maintained in an orderly, current and accurate condition at all times.
Develop, train and supervise accounting teams and processes related to new store openings.
Essential Job Skills:
Controller experience within an automotive and/or recreational vehicle dealership is preferred.
Proficiency with dealership accounting software is strongly preferred (ADP, Reynolds and Reynolds, DealerTrack, IDS).
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel strongly preferred.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate financial information to senior management, peers and business partners.
Ability to multi-task and work in a "hands on", fast paced environment.
Professional leadership and problem-solving ability.
Ability to work independently and with a team.
Willingness and flexibility to travel within the United States based on business needs.
We don't just accept diversity -- we support it, celebrate it and thrive on it for the benefit of our associates, our customers and our company. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we strive to think outside -- and not simply check -- the box.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled