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Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A

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 
CDK is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst(FA III) 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. This team member will also support ad-hoc financial analysis for the CFO and finance leadership team.  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
  • Create financial decks used for Board of Director and Executive Team financial updates 
  • 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


Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5 – 9 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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