FINANCIAL ANALYST | COX Automotive | Job ID 1911485

  • Cox Automotive Canada
  • 8277 Lawson Road, Milton, ON, Canada
  • Oct 15, 2019
Full time Accounting General

Job Description

Primary Location: 8277 Lawson Rd, Milton,ON CA
Other Locations:
Division: Cox Automotive
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: No
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Requisition Number: 1911485

About Cox Automotive Canada

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells, and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. In Canada, the Cox Automotive family includes®, Dealertrack®, HomeNet®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, Ready Logistics®, RMS Automotive®, vAuto®, VinSolutions® and Xtime®, along with a host of other brands in other countries. The global company has 34,000 team members in more than 220 locations and is a partner to more than 50,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of 120-year-old Cox Enterprises, Inc., which has revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 55,000 employees. Cox Enterprises’ other major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications and Cox Media Group. For more information about Cox Automotive Canada, visit

Job Description:

Analyze financial data by collecting, monitoring and creating financial reports for decision support.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly analyses of business trends and budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to be used in management reviews and strategic business analysis sessions.

  • Assists in preparing various financial reports for budgeting, forecasting, and strategic purposes.

  • Perform various analytical review during month end close.

  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow across cross-functional departments.

  • Analyze economic drivers of the business client (e.g. customer churn, discounts).

  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor.

  • Deliver standard reports to group leaders and others as requested, including monthly KPI’s.

  • Assist in field staff performance tracking and reporting.

  • Conduct various analytics to support business needs.

  • Assist in completing monthly commission calculation for senior management review and approval.

  • Provide support to annual budget, five years strategic plan process as well as quarterly forecasts. Responsibility related to full P&L, capital expenditures and cash-flow.

  • Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Work in cooperation with safety leadership in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence. 


  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance or Accounting.

  • Working towards CPA designation

  • 1 to 3 years of experience required in a financial analyst or similar role.

  • Effective communication skills required.

  • Must possess good problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Good computer software skills necessary. Must possess intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
Work conditions:
  • Amazing benefits5 weeks paid vacation per year; Generous Insurance plan (medical, dental, life, disability); RRSP contribution plan; Venngo Discount programs; and much more!
  • At Cox Automotive Canada, our employees are our greatest resource!

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.   Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


Job ID: 1911485