Sr. Analyst, CAF Div Accting at carmax

Posted in Other 22 days ago.

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Location: Kennesaw, Georgia





Job Description:
9002 - Carmax Auto Finance - 225 Chastain Meadows Ct NW, Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144

CarMax, the way your career should be!
CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation's largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.

Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Deliver a world-class customer service experience

Each year, CarMax Auto Finance helps more than 300,000 customers with their vehicle financing. We strive for a simple and seamless experience by offering fast, on-site financing, competitive terms, and convenient payment methods. Our teams understand that the purchase of a vehicle is just the beginning, and we're committed to being there throughout every step and milestone of vehicle ownership. The Sr. Analyst, CAF Accounting role is vital to enabling the business to operate optimally.

What you'll do -
  • Have effective oversight of cyclical accounting processes, including but not limited to: general ledger closing procedures, preparing/recording journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations, financial statement analysis and compiling financial reporting disclosure information.
  • Develop, update, and maintain complex models comparing results to budget/forecast
  • Analyze/report payroll and other loan servicing expenses.
  • Lead the external audit process, including preparation of client-prepared schedules for quarterly reviews, annual audit and SOX 404 testing, as well as maintenance of financial reporting process documentation. Analyze data to identify and interpret trends; make recommendations for improvements to the necessary business areas
  • Participate in and/or lead special projects (e.g. implementation/maintenance of new accounting standards) and meetings.
  • Lead the CarMax Auto Finance portion of an overall accounting system modernization, including a financial ERP. Act as the primary resource for the larger working group, being the champion of overall business needs within CarMax Auto Finance.


Drive a simple and seamless, yet effective and efficient, accounting practice

CarMax didn't become the nation's largest used car retailer overnight. It took years of controls, self-regulating, and discipline when it came to managing customer and company funds. The Accounting team plays a critical role in this endeavor. As a Sr Analyst, you will serve as CarMax Auto Finance's steadfast resource for all recurring accounting processes, having an intimate expertise with various company financial systems. You'll support the business by proactively and independently seeking opportunities for improvement - conceptualizing the "big picture" while maintaining keen attention to detail. You'll be a significant contributor to the overall transformation of the CarMax Auto Finance accounting systems and process.

Qualifications and requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, and/or Finance required. CPA preferred
  • Three to five years of general accounting experience in public accounting and/or corporate financial reporting with exposure to SEC reporting requirements. Previous experience preparing and/or analyzing financial statements
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of accounting principles and theories; including financial statements, financial systems, payment processing, etc.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills; effective and efficient in time and project management
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with all levels of associates


Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application .

If you have technical problems when submitting your application, please contact us by phone (888) 922-7629 ext. 3888 or email recruiting_net@carmax.com.