• Controller

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Location Name
    Penske Motor Group, LLC
    US-CA-El Monte
  • Overview

    We are looking for a candidate that can thrive in a demanding and fast pace environment.  The Controller is an integral part of our Finance Team, and is responsible for the financial affairs of the dealership.  The individual in this role must have the aptitude to create and evaluate reports and prepare financial analysis of the operations, including interim and final financial statements, with supporting schedules to aid, guide, and support the leadership of the organization.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities


    • Preparing reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings
    • Interpreting and analyzing the financial statements continually
    • Coordinating the month-end and year-end closing process, including overall production of financial statements and ensures all accounting schedules are reconciled
    • Preparing sales commission/chargeback detail reports
    • Participating in the preparation of short- and long-term financial forecasts for the dealership
    • Advising management on short-term and long-term financial objectives, policies, and actions
    • Advising management on desirable operational adjustments necessary to reach organizational financial targets and schedules
    • Working proactively with all managing partners, senior managers and directors to ensure best practices for budget preparation and management
    • Hiring, training, monitoring, and championing the performance of all business office staff
    • Providing department managers with detailed financial and management reports
    • Continuously striving to improve data integrity and information reporting throughout the dealership by establishing systems and controls
    • Maintaining current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards
    • Ensuring compliance with all applicable government finance regulations, including filing and/or maintaining of required forms 
    • Working closely with upper management and other department managers to insure that their needs are met and the lines of communication remain open
    • Performing other administrative duties as needed
    • Maintains high ethical standards in all actions


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individuals should possess:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; CPA certification desired;
    • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in Accounting, preferably in the automotive industry and a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience
    • Knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley; economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data; business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources; and arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications; proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Ability to successfully apply forecasting techniques and skills to develop and evaluate business goals and strategies, analyze information to derive insights and implications to initiate planning and/or re-planning, and controlling actual results versus budget; choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problems; coordinate activities with other employees and to oversee the work of subordinates; use good judgment in challenging situations; read and comprehend instructions and information in the English language; work well with the public; communicate in a professional manner on the phone, internet and in person; and use standard office equipment
    • A high sense of urgency and the ability to multitask, manage competing deadlines, and work demanding hours when needed.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  In this role, the individual hired must be able to use his/her hands and fingers in repetitive motions daily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Why Penske Motor Group


    Penske Motor Group, PMG, owns and operates Toyota, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz automobile dealerships in Southern and Northern California, and soon in Prosper, Texas. 

    Headquartered in El Monte, CA, PMG's flagship store, Longo Toyota, is the world's largest dealership and the #1 Toyota retailer in the U.S. since 1967 with a diverse workforce speaking over 40 languages and dialects. Longo Lexus serves as the #1 Lexus dealership in the Western U.S. since 1990 and Lexus of Stevens Creek, located in San Jose, CA is the #1 volume luxury retailer in Northern California. Mercedes-Benz of Marin, located in San Rafael, CA is a repeat recipient of the Best of the Best dealership award for excellence in sales, guest satisfaction, and service quality, presented only to the top 15% of dealers in the Mercedes-Benz retail network.

    PMG’s mission is to deliver amazing guest experiences that create lifetime partnerships.

    PMG employs over 1,200 team members across its locations in California and Texas.

    Our team strives to be your automotive dealer of choice for sales, service, parts, and collision repair.

    But we won’t stop there...

    Community Partnerships are very important to us - our goal is to make a difference in the cities we live and operate.

    And, we firmly believe in transperency with everything that we do and in being a TEAM; some of the reasons that our average Team Member has been with Longo for more than 9 years.

    We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team!

    Are you eager, well-rounded, and ambitious? 

    Do you value exceptional guest service? 

    Are you ready for the new adventure in your career? 

    Then apply with us today!


    We firmly believe in transparency with everything we do and we believe in being a TEAM, probably the top reasons that our average Team Member has been with Longo for more than 9 years.  




      • Free Employee Parking
      • Training Opportunities through Penske College to help advance this position from a Job to a Career

      • Full Suite of Medical Benefits to include Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

      • 401K with Company Match

      • Tuition Reimbursement

      • Employee Referral Bonus Program

      • Company and Corporate Partner Discounts to companies like GE, Dell, Microsoft, Quicken and many others

      • Access to our Health & Wellness Program which includes our in-house Wellness Coach and more



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