Assistant Controller in Palo Alto, CA at Holman Automotive

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Kuni Automotive Group has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Controller to join the Kuni/Holman family in Palo Alto!

  • Oversee general accounting office and immediate supervision of office employees.
  • Perform timely balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Perform month, and year end close and report to corporate office on a timely basis
  • Work closely with the business units to prepare monthly budgets, quarterly reforecasts, and annual budgets.
  • Work closely with all departments in both accounting and operational capacity.
  • Perform income and expense analysis on deviations.
  • Assist in both internal and external audits.
  • Ensure that a strong internal control environment is consistently maintained.
  • Ensure that accurate payroll information is submitted to centralized payroll on a timely basis.
  • Calculate compensation and ensure timely payment.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Required. Master’s Degree and/or CPA designation a plus.
  • Minimum of two (2) years prior accounting experience. Dealership and/or automotive related experience a plus.
  • Experience with budgeting, financial statement preparation, and financial analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications especially Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to work independently to solve problems and operate in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Strong inter-personal skills. Demonstrated organizational ability with a high level of attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with all levels of management, staff, and third party vendors. 
  • Oversee compliance in sales, finance, service, and parts.
  • Work closely with Centralized Accounting ensuring accuracy of the financial data.

Why Kuni?

Kuni Automotive Group a Holman Enterprise is a privately held automotive company with 14 Dealership Franchises, 15 Brands and 15 locations.  Kuni Automotive strives to create a positive work environment where you are excited to come to work every day! Kuni was founded on the belief that if you take care of the employees, the employees take care of the customers, and that takes care of the bottom line. 


In addition to a competitive wage, benefit and employee programs for a full-time employee at Kuni include:

  • Paid Time Off available as of your 90th day
  • Holiday, Jury Duty, and Bereavement Pay
  • 401K with company match
  • Company paid short term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance rates
  • Discounts on naturopathic care such as chiropractic and massage therapy
  • 24 Hour Fitness discount and gym membership subsidy
  • Employee discounts on vehicles, parts, and service
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • And much more…


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