Jun 14, 2022

Accounting Supervisor - Sumner

  • Dobbs Truck Group
  • 2800 136th Avenue Court East, Sumner, WA, USA
Full-Time Accounting

Job Description

The Dobbs Truck Group is a growth company that successfully expands our operations and customer base through a high-quality team of employees.

Dobbs Truck Group operates 25 commercial truck dealerships through two operating companies – Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Center. These dealerships represent some of the best commercial truck brands including Peterbilt, Volvo, Mack, Autocar, and Hino and include locations in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, and 401(k), as well as paid vacation and sick leave. Our Company is looking for long-term employees that we can invest in and grow with as we pursue our mission of being the premier commercial truck dealer group.


I. General Job Description

This position will be responsible for overseeing all accounting processes and monitor administrative processes within the new and used truck inventory and sales to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


· Manage all administrative and accounting aspects of the new and used truck sales processes ensuring revenue recognition consistent with GAAP.

· Oversee and monitor calculations of commissions for all sales personnel and obtain approval from sales management before submitting to payroll.

· Ensure cost and location of new and used truck inventory are properly accounted for. 

· Maintain truck inventory and flooring reconciliations to the general ledger. Perform routine physical audits of truck inventory.

· Oversee and monitor all new and used truck sales balance sheet schedules (Truck receivables, customer deposits, inventory cost and aging, accrued truck cost, etc.) and work with GM’s and sales management to resolve issues.

· Ensure compliance with applicable federal excise and state sales taxes and all other related taxes.

· Assist in the physical audit of fleet units as necessary.

· Provide timely response to audit requests from outside auditors, manufacturers, and financial institutions as informed by the Controller.

· Identify areas of opportunity in sales accounting and operations and makes recommendations for improvement. 

· Work with sales managers and GM’s to develop sales forecasts and budgets by location for new and used truck sales. 

· Other duties as may be assigned

II. Minimum Job Qualifications

· 5 years of accounting experience.

III. Desired Job Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related.

· 3 years of supervisory experience.

· Automotive or heavy-duty equipment dealership experience.

· Strong general ledger and reconciliation experience.

· Advanced knowledge off Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

· Strong organization, problem-solving, communication, leadership, and managerial skills.

IV. Mental Capability Requirements 

· Comprehension: Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues, negotiate, and integrate different viewpoints.

· Organization: Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on long-term basis.

· Reasoning & Decision Making: Ability to make decisions with significant impact on department’s credibility, operations, and services.

· Communication: Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials, such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impacts, and make formal presentations.

· Mathematics: Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and develop forecasts and computer models.

V. Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

VI. Common Expectations of Performance for all Employees

The following includes common expectations for all employees of the Company. The evaluation of job performance will be based on these common expectations as well as the position-specific responsibilities described above.

Communications, Teamwork, and Feedback to Others

· Contribute to a work environment that is based on trust and respect.

· Have discussions on a regular basis with their manager to discuss opportunities to best achieve individual performance objectives and departmental goals.

· Suggest ways to improve the efficiency of conducting their job duties.

· Promote continuous improvement and change to support company growth.

· Mentor others unselfishly.

· Give credit where it’s due.

Company Loyal Policies and Work Ethic

· Adhere to the policies contained in the Employee Handbook.

· Adhere to the Company’s Employee Conduct Policy.

· Support management decisions toward meeting company goals.

· Be open and receptive to new ideas, regardless of their origin.

Make prudent decisions, which are based on the best interest of the Company and its long-term future. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Dobbs Truck Group operates 25 commercial truck dealerships through two operating companies – Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Center.

Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Center are equal opportunity employers that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience, and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. Dobbs Peterbilt and Western Truck Parts do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or marital status; or on the basis of age against persons whose age is 40 and over, or on the basis of physical or mental disability; or to disabled veterans or to Vietnam veterans.

We are proud to be an affirmative action employer and encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to join our team.



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