Phaeton Automotive - Current Job Oppertunities 

 

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING - PHAETON AUTO GROUP

Are you an innovative, creative and experienced professional with a passion for automotive retail? If so .... We should talk.
We are looking for a Director of Marketing to lead and execute digital and traditional marketing strategies for our very successful automotive group.
You will report to our Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President – GTA. Your office will be located in one of our GTA dealerships.

As a key member of our senior team, your main accountabilities include the following:
Manage all aspects of marketing for all dealerships including website, digital, events, and traditional – including writing and delivering engaging content that clearly communicate who we are and what we stand for

- Responsible for growing the Phaeton and associated brands and generating business opportunities and customer retention strategies
- Be our internal expert on digital marketing, search engines and industry trends and developments
- Successfully design and execute unique and memorable marketing strategies
- Develop and implement innovative marketing concepts to generate new business and retain customers
- Recommend and manage marketing budgets and work closely with our Finance Team to monitor spend and return on investment
- Provide recommendations and execute strategies for growing the online channel awareness and engagement
- Enhance our search engine ranking for identified keywords and phrases
- Maintain and grow our social media presence
- Monitor, measure, and report on the success of community engagement
- Provide detailed website reporting, web traffic, analytics and engagement ensure timely updates of company websites with current promotions, campaigns, photos of product lines and dealership story.
- Lead or participate in other projects as needed

Must haves:

- University degree – preferably in Communications, Business, Marketing/Digital Marketing
- 5 years' hands on marketing experience within automotive, automotive retail, aftermarket or agency with automotive as a primary client
- Proven social media training and execution
- Website management experience
- Photoshop skills (resizing, minor edits, adding logos)
- Strong demonstrated ability to manage complex and competing projects as well as multiple

priorities

- Excellent Critical Thinking and problem-solving skills
- Strong social, interpersonal and communications skills (written and verbal)
- Motivated, goal-oriented, and high performing
- Ability to multitask and deliver high quality work under tight timelines
- Excellent attention to detail
- And ... a great attitude and positive energy.

Additional:
Company vehicle is provided as part of your compensation package

Periodic travel to our London Ontario dealerships is required
This is a great opportunity for experienced automotive marketing professionals, looking to join a creative

and successful award winning automotive retail group.
If you want a new challenge in a dynamic environment and have the skills and knowledge, please send

your resume and a cover letter in confidence to: ssykes@phaetonauto.com
We thank all applicants for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.


Group Controller - Phaeton Automotive Group

Difference Maker
In the role of Group Controller

Phaeton Automotive Group is seeking an experience Group Controller – based in the Richmond Hill/York region Area! Our client is looking for a hands on individual who is looking to take the next step in their career! This individual will manage the group’s financial and treasury systems, ensuring financial information is timely, accurate, complete and compliant with relevant accounting and taxation principles. This is a great role for someone that is able to adapt and lead change quickly, able to coach and mentor a team, and be able to think analytically.

Results driven
Smart planner
Great communication
Passionate learner
Good Person

Expectations

  • Provide leadership and guidance to our corporate finance and accounting team; measure the team’s effectiveness, find efficiencies. Build positive moral and respect amongst the team.
  • Build productive working relationships with stakeholders in order to understand their business operations and the financial information needs of end users.
  • Manage relationships with others across the Group to achieve alignment in key business strategies and decisions.
  • Manage the Group’s cash flows within available facilities, providing appropriate reporting to Directors and Executive Management.
  • Manage the Group’s financial reporting obligations and statutory taxation obligations
  • Collaborate, design, implement and review finance systems, policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement and contemporary relevant practices.
  • Oversee the finance systems, managing transaction flows from source through interfaces to general ledger.
  • Ensure finance ledgers are maintained on a timely basis, are accurate and complete, and structured for the dual purpose of providing relevant information to internal users and meeting statutory obligations.
  • Ensure reporting functions and responses to ad hoc requests for financial related information are appropriately delivered.
  • Assistance with the preparation of the entity budgets
  • Ownership of the accounting function for our main operating entities
  • Build team and individual capability, ensuring personal effectiveness for work in current and future roles.
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the Corporate Finance team.
  • Support team meetings at which progress against KPIs is monitored and discussed.
  • Demonstrated capability in leading & managing an operational team and a practical understanding of contemporary people management practices.
  • Bring a great attitude and positive energy every day (okay, we’ll allow a few grumpy days)

Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance and currently holds a CPA, CMA or CGA
  • Significant accounting experience, including recent experience in a similar level role within a mulit-locational company or automotive retail
  • Ability and willingness to take a practical approach and undertake work at an operational level.
  • Prior specialization in taxation, financial reporting &/or audit.
  • Prior experience in leading business process improvement and project management.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills, with high proficiency in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel.
  • Reynolds and Reynolds software experience is recommended but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in preparing reports and presentations.
  • Proven ability to understand key financial and business variables in a complex and changing commercial environment.

Location

Richmond Hill/York Region

If the above meets your qualifications and interests, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence to careers@phaetonauto.com and indicate ‘Group Controller’ in the subject line.

We thank all interested candidates, however, only those being considered will be contacted.

We are committed to providing necessary and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to support participation of all candidates throughout the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment