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Senior Manager, Financial Analysis

Date:  Jun 10, 2021

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


About CDK Global, Inc

CDK Global (NASDAQ:CDK) is a leading provider of integrated data and technology solutions to the automotive, 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 original 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 maintenance of vehicles. Visit


CDK is seeking a tenured Manager to join on the Corporate FP&A team, which leads enterprise-wide FP&A activities. As a highly visible central contact within Finance, this role will be key business partner for the business unit FP&A CFOs, Investor Relations, and other Finance and Accounting leadership. The ideal candidate will be a strong self-starter that works well with minimal direction and ambiguity, learns new concepts quickly, builds strong partnerships, and presents comfortably to VP+ audiences.


Position Responsibilities

  • Be primary operator of all key corporate decks for quarter-end earnings support, and conduct complex corporate financial analysis to decompose key company financial storylines
  • 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
  • Develop and maintain monthly consolidated company financial reports, and conduct variance analysis (e.g., 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
  • Assist with evolving corporate financial projects and strategic initiatives (e.g., headcount planning, investment/cost-benefit analysis framework, M&A)


Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 8+ experience, with atleast a few years FP&A Manager experience
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • 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 required
  • 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.  

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Supply, Sales, Operations

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