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Financial Analyst - Corporate FP&A

Date:  Mar 25, 2021
Location: 

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169

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About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAW:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automative, heavy truck, recreation and heavy equipment industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end, omnichannel retail commerce through open, agnostic technology, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers and orginal equipment manufacturers, serving nearly 15,000 retail locations in North America. CDK solutions connect people with technology by automating and integrating all parts of the dealership and buying process, including the acquisition, sales, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenace of vehicles. Vist cdkglobal.com.

 

Position Summary

CDK is seeking a Financial Analyst to join on the Corporate FP&A team, which leads enterprise-wide FP&A activities. This position will support the consolidation of month-end financial results, annual planning and forecasting processes, Board of Director and Executive Team financial updates, and the quarterly earning story process. Additionally, this team member will be the primary analyst responsible for planning and analysis for the Corporate G&A areas.  The ideal candidate will be a strong self-starter that works well with minimal direction and ambiguity, learns new concepts quickly, and can build strong partnerships with the Finance organization.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain monthly consolidated company financial reports, and conduct variance analysis to Plan, prior forecast, prior periods, etc.
  • Assist with creation of financial plans and forecast scenarios, and lead analysis to synthesize key drivers of change in the financial outlook
  • Build new analyses to help decompose quarterly results and support the earnings story, and provide analytical support to Investor Relations on new and emerging financial trends
  • Provide ongoing support to help improve and maintain the financial planning and reporting system (Essbase)
  • Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis for leadership as needed
  • Build new headcount reports and analyses to improve enterprise wide financial planning

 

Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3– 5 years’ experience in a financial analysis setting, with some FP&A experience
  • Advanced skills and abilities:
    • Excel
    • Financial Modeling
    • Analysis
    • Revenue and Expense Forecasting
    • Reporting
    • Communication
    • Multi-tasking / ability to manage multiple time-sensitive deadlines

 

Preferred Attributes & Qualifications

  • Previous public company FP&A experience preferred
  • Essbase experience a plus, but not required

 

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  


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