Accounting Manager in Santa Fe Springs, CA at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Summary/Objective:



The accounting manager is responsible for managing the accounting department. This leadership position also serves as a consultant for managers within the organization and for several locations, advising them of current budgetary information and working with managers to create a fiscal strategy that aligns with the goals of the organization.



Essential Job Functions:




  1. Responsible for supervising the accounting procedures of the company.

  2. Audit the work of the accounting department.

  3. Engage in critical and confidential aspects of accounting.

  4. Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial studies, etc. of major importance.

  5. Advise management on matters of fiscal procedure and importance for the organization.

  6. Ensure compliance with the financial procedures of the organization

  7. Works with confidential data, therefore it is a position of high confidence and trust.


Required Competencies



  1. Financial Management.

  2. Performance Management.

  3. Ethical Conduct.

  4. High attention to Detail.

  5. Presentation Skills

  6. Leadership


Supervisory Responsibility


The accounting manager manages all employees of the accounting department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.


Work Environment


This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 


Physical Demands


This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required, which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. 



Job Requirements

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work



This is a full-time position, and typical work hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Some flexibility in hours is allowed based on business requirements.



Required Education and Experience



Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent number of years of experience, plus four years of accounting experience.



  1. Presentation Skills

  2. Supervision



Other Duties



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice based on business necessity.







Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!
We offer:

• Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
• Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
• Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
• Tuition Reimbursement
• A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career