Automotive General Manager - OKC, Tulsa, Kansas City

US-OK-Oklahoma City
Job ID
2017-4032
Category
Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Bob Howard Auto is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add a qualified AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL MANAGER to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

 

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision, Life, Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program

 

Responsibilities

  • Hiring all management positions, completing performance evaluations regularly and developing short and long-term goals for each department manager (includes administrative, sales, parts, collision centers and service departments)
  • Planning and developing short and long-term goals and objectives annually, and submitting time projections to corporate management for approval
  • Effectively communicating with the comptroller/office manager on a weekly basis to review departmental forecasts and ensure consistency with annual projections
  • Paying close attention to daily operations, recommending and creating improved courses of action where necessary
  • Explaining the policies and procedures of the dealership to all employees and following up with employees to ensure that these issues are understood and followed
  • Providing dealership management with weekly reports on the financial condition of the dealership
  • Overseeing the monthly financial statement to ensure it is complete, accurate and submitted on time to the management/dealership owners
  • Coordinating with the business/administrative office to ensure that records and analyses are correctly maintained
  • Creating and maintaining a good working relationship with lending institutions and manufacturer personnel
  • Coordinating regular meetings with the managers of each department to ensure their profitability and efficiency
  • Overseeing the hiring and training of all department managers
  • Maintaining an enthusiastic attitude to build positive employee attitudes and morale
  • Overseeing and maintaining compensation plans for all employees
  • Creating cost-effective advertising programs and merchandising strategies for the dealership
  • Focusing on any customer complaints that department managers are unable to rectify and taking the necessary steps to resolve these complaints

Qualifications

  • Willing to accept full accountability for operational and financial performance
  • Supervisory/management/leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge of vehicle value/pricing trends
  • Strong computer and Internet skills (multiple platforms)
  • P & L experience
  • Financial analysis and reporting experience
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory and compliance laws
  • Strong communication, presentation and writing skills
  • ADP/CDK Dealer Services Experience a plus
  • Professional appearance and work ethic
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, and ability to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Current, valid driver’s license and satisfactory Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
  • Great communication skills
  • High energy
  • Self-starter
  • 5 years experience as a General Manager

 
*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

 

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