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Financial Analyst III (aka Senior Financial Analyst)

Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169


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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  

Position Summary:


Key focus of the Senior Financial Analyst is to ensure financial reporting is complete, accurate and timely.  This position is also responsible for providing analysis to allow the leadership team to make informed and appropriate business decisions to improve the financial performance of the business unit.  This role will work independently with minimal direction and supports both revenue and expense areas of the business.



Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain various financial forecast models to be used both in high level analysis as well as annual planning and budgeting
  • Complete monthly analysis of financials and key metrics to provide insight on business trends and results
  • Identify and investigate results not in line with expectations
  • Provide financial support to various cross functional areas 
  • Maintain close partnership with various business partners in a number of functions throughout the organization   
  • Prepare and review financial statements and reports as needed
  • Prepare quick ad-hoc financial analysis upon request as needed
  • Other projects may include process improvement efforts related to financial reporting and financial support for business unit
  • Metric reporting on both transaction and subscription based business models  
    Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in financial analysis, forecasting, and accounting
  • Advanced skillset in Excel
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of written communications proficiency
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with attention to detail and an ability to work independently
  • Thorough understanding of company financial statements
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to respond within short time constraints and meet deadlines, while maintaining accuracy


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, Advertising, Sales, Operations, Marketing

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