RHODE ISLAND OWNED & OPERATED

The Comptroller reports directly to the Dealer Principals, while working with the department managers to ensure effective financial, operational and administrative policies and procedures.

Listed below is a majority listing of the primary duties and responsibilities of the Comptroller. It is not an exhaustive comprehensive rooster of all functions, responsibilities or duties.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Complete responsibilities for Trial Balance, Schedules and Financial Statements for all stores.
  • Complete responsibilities for ensuring a timely submission of all permits and licenses
  • Complete responsibilities for ensuring that sales and use tax is accurate, collected, computed and submitted to the proper agencies.
  • Complete responsibility that all necessary weekly, monthly and/or yearly physical of assets are performed accurately and timely and adjusted accordingly.
  • Complete responsibility that all 8300 are accurately and timely filed
  • Cash management
  • Daily cash management reports to Principals, which detail current cash position, future cash inflows and cash needs for current and future cash expenditures/commitments.
  • Pay off Floor Plan and Curtailments
  • Ensure that office staff is properly educated, motivated and evaluated.
  • Provide training and cross training for all staff, in certain instances, this may be delegated.
  • Calculate all monthly bonuses to be submitted to Principals for review & approval
  • Provide assistance to dealership’s CPA firm for quarterly analysis’ and yearly tax compliance.
  • Create (if necessary) educate and enforce company policies and procedures, as it relates to specific functions. Example – all purchases need a PO approved by management prior to items being ordered
  • Fixed assets – identify, properly record in fixed assets and record depreciation
  • Assist with floor plan reconciliation
  • Retrieve daily from manufactures all communications & mail
  • Produce, review, verify and present to Principals monthly and yearly financial statements to be transmitted to the manufacturer.

System Administration:

  • Maintain in-house dealership operations and accounting system, with respect to ensuring system updated, secured and back up information secured.
  • Financial system updated and maintained – Chart of accounts and financial statement updates as required by manufacturer
  • User setup and access to all necessary in-house and external systems:
  • Automate
  • Volkswagen
  • Nissan
  • Acura

Job Type: Full-time

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Daily deposits
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivables
  • Record all inter-company entries
  • Reconcile Manufacture Statements
  • Prepare paperwork for bank submission
  • Cost and commissioning deals

Prior auto experience required.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Automotive Dealership Accounting: 1 year
 

Description

We are looking for an energetic closer that is responsible for the development and performance of all sales consultants for any/all of thee franchise group. You will staff and direct a sales team and provide leadership towards the achievement of maximum volume and profitability in line with company vision and values. Establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base and contribute to the training.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a daily plan and sales strategy that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Responsible for the performance and development of the Sales Consultants/Product Specialists to ensure great Employee Satisfaction and Sales Satisfaction
  • Oversees daily work plans for the Sales Consultants
  • Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
  • Conducts one-on-one review with all Sales Consultants to build more effective communications, to understand training and development needs, and to provide insight for the improvement of Sales Consultant’s sales and activity performance plus provide motivation.
  • Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding performance.
  • Assists Sales Consultants in closing deals.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.
  • Recruits, tests, and hires Sales Consultants based on criteria agreed upon by senior management.

Requirements:

Growth possibilities are fantastic based upcoming new products and a growing Used Car Department.

We do have the following requirements:

  • Strong closing skills
  • Extensive used vehicle knowledge
  • How to structure a deal for F&I
  • References
  • Clean driving record
  • Background check/Drug Test
  • Previous experience mandatory
  • No job hoppers

We encourage everyone to apply.

Speedcraft is looking for Automotive Sales Consultants who are self-motivated, driven individuals with strong communication skills and a great attitude. The ideal candidate will work closely with our energetic management staff, in a professional environment with all the resources to ensure your success.  We are especially interested in experienced sales professionals but will train the right applicant.

The Automotive Sales Consultant serves as guide to facilitate the customer buying experience.  Successful candidates are willing to learn a proven sales process that will teach the skills necessary to:

  • Discover customer preferences, needs, and buying motives.
  • Match customer needs with model and equipment and presents vehicle in terms of customer’s interest.
  • Offer and accompany customer(s) on test drive.
  • Offer customer involvement in trade-in evaluation, presents financial proposition, satisfies customer concerns and asks for the sale.
  • Conduct the delivery process, and follow-up in prescribed manner with customers.
  • Follow-up with customers after delivery to ensure customer satisfaction and develop customer loyalty.

The Automotive Sales Representative should possess the skills listed:

  • Working in a highly competitive environment
  • Sales and negotiation
  • Projecting self-confidence and enthusiasm

Along with an aggressive compensation plan you will also be able to take advantage of our benefit programs:

Medical plans
– Dental & vision
– 401k

Job Requirements

  • Positive Attitude.
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced environment.
  • Personal development through testing and product knowledge.
  • Strong customer presentation skills.

Ability to be consistent in achieving sales goals and utilizing dealership sales process.

The Parts Advisor or Counterperson is responsible for assisting all mechanics and customers in purchasing needed parts, supplies, and accessories. The Parts Advisor is also responsible for achieving monthly sales and gross forecasts and for seeking out and soliciting parts business online. The Parts Advisor reports directly to the Parts Manager.

DUTIES

Job duties for a parts advisor include:

  • Tracking all incoming and outgoing parts for the dealership internally and via our parts website.
  • Communicating with online customers and keeping them up-to-date regarding their orders.
  • Locating available parts when the dealership is out of stock.
  • Handling parts payment collection and making sure all parts are billed correctly through the service department.
  • Packaging and shipping parts back to the manufacturer, and completing the appropriate record keeping.
  • Referring to parts manuals (both hard copy and electronic format) to identify exactly the right part(s) for the make, model and year of vehicles being serviced.

As an Automotive Parts Advisor, you will be experienced and aware of the latest automotive technologies and be a persistent problem solver. We have determined some factors that may enable your success as an Automotive Parts Advisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service
  • Valid driver’s license

Responsibilities:

As an Automotive Technician you will perform vehicle repair and maintenance as assigned in accordance with dealer and factory standards.

  • Diagnose and repair vehicle automotive systems including engine, steering, suspension, brakes and air conditioning to required specifications.
  • Perform vehicle inspection to identify necessary repairs.
  • Provide labor and time estimates for all repair work.
  • Inspect and test vehicles to determine necessary and applicable repair work.
  • Complete necessary paperwork and documentation for service repairs.
  • Participate in on-going company and manufacturing training and education programs, to stay current and abreast of changing technology.
  • Provide and maintain a basic inventory of required hand tools.

Qualifications:

  • A team player who is focused on providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid in-state driver’s license
  • Pass a motor vehicle report and possess an acceptable safe driving record
  • Pass a 7 year criminal background check and drug screen

Why Speedcraft? We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful.

Our offerings include:

  • Medical and Dental Plans
  • Paid Holidays & PTO
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
  • Wellness Programs

As an Internet Salesperson /​ Internet Manager you will be responsible to successfully monitor all internet leads, phone calls and unsold follow-up.​​ This position  is also responsible for working with the sales managers in order to achieve maximum customer visits and customer follow-up.​​  You must be a customer service oriented individual with goal organizational skills in order to manage incoming customer leads.​​

Your daily responsibilities would include setting appointments by managing the following:

  • Internet Leads/Email
  • In coming and out going Phone Calls
  • Pre-approval opportunities
  • Lease renewals

Summary:

Finance & Insurance Manager is responsible for coordinating the sale of finance and insurance programs to customers. The Finance and Insurance Manager works with lenders and financial institutions to provide financial services to dealership customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Sells financing and insurance to customers.
  • Responsible for the attainment and gross production of financial services’ goals and objectives.
  • Reviews customer credit applications.
  • Makes extended service contracts and other owner protection programs available to customers.
  • Assesses profitability to dealership of financing arrangements.
  • Utilizes the menu selling process.
  • Ensures necessary documentation for each deal is complete by utilizing a deal checklist.
  • Maintains Customer Satisfaction scores at or above company standards.
  • Works closely with sales team.
  • Ensures compliance with all laws and regulatory obligations relative to financial services and products.
  • Supports the dealership’s initiative in Safeguard and Transaction compliance programs.
  • Complies with all Safeguard and Transaction compliance rules and regulations.
  • Ensures that all organizational activities and operations are carried out in compliance with organizational guidelines and local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing business operations.
  • Oversees completion and submission of all financing documents.
  • Acts as liaison between the customer and the lending institution.
  • Reinforces company policies and adheres to company standards.
  • Encourages compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ensures adherence to F&I reporting requirements of the company.
  • Attends weekly manager meetings.
  • Maintain effective employee relations.
  • Promotes and maintains good CSI.  

Job Requirements

  • Proven track record
  • Strong record of positive Customer Satisfaction results
  • Team-oriented
  • Submit to and successfully complete MVR, background check, and pre-employment drug test
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record

Benefits Include

Our team members enjoy a positive working environment with opportunities for professional growth through training and advancement from within the organization. Our team members also enjoy a comprehensive benefits program including:

  • Medical, Dental and prescription coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Employee discounts on vehicle purchases, parts and service
  • Paid-time-off
  • Opportunities for career advancement.

We offer an above average compensation plan designed to attract a well qualified team player looking for a great place to work.  If you think you have what it takes and have not been given an opportunity, please apply.  We will train the right individual.  (Job hoppers need not apply)

Part time handyman needed for various repairs and upkeep.  Retired electrician preferred.

Parts delivery and registry runner need. 

We are seeking an Automotive Receptionist plus Appointment Reminder to join our team! You will perform clerical and administrative functions in order to drive company success.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule appointments
  • Greet and assist onsite guests
  • Answer inbound telephone calls
  • Complete outbound reminder calls
  • Perform other office tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in office administration or other related fields
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • ​Strong organizational skills

Speedcraft is looking for Service Porter to make sure vehicle flow is runs smoothly in our Service Department. The Service / Sales Porter will direct the flow of traffic in our dealership’s parking lots, provide general lot supervision, moving cars as necessary to assist our clients and staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet and welcome service customers in a friendly and courteous manner
  • Install floor mats and I.D. tags in all vehicles taken in for service
  • Drive vehicles from the service lane to the service parking lot
  • Maintain the parking lot in a neat and organized manner
  • Retrieve customer vehicles from the parking lot
  • Inspect each vehicle for damage prior to parking for service and when retrieving after service
  • Perform ‘Quality Control’ at the end of the service to ensure the inside and outside of the vehicle is clean and presentable to return to the customer
  • Pick up and deliver any parts requested by our Service and Parts Department
  • Other duties may be assigned
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Welcome to Speedcraft Auto Group

At Speedcraft our number one priority is to provide you with the best possible service. We work endlessly to make sure that your time spent with us is productive and well spent  We want you to be at ease while you shop so you can take your time to find the perfect vehicle for your needs. 

Whether you are interested in something fast, fuel efficient or just for comfort, Speedcraft has a vehicle that will suit your needs. We also have a variety of certified pre-owned vehicles for you to take a look at. Our team at Speedcraft is always available to help you find the ideal vehicle for you.

Also, if you’re looking to use your previous vehicle to get a new one, we accept trade-ins. We have a quick and easy appraisal process that will get you out of one car and into the next all in the same day. This also helps you avoid the hassle of selling your car privately. All you have to do is bring your vehicle to one of our Speedcraft locations and we’ll get to work!

Who is Speedcraft?

Speedcraft Auto Group has grown from a single dealership in southern Rhode Island into a collection of dealerships across the state including, Acura, Nissan, and Volkswagen. The dealerships are easily accessible in the heart of Wakefield and in Warwick on Rt 2 off exit 8 on 95.