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Sr. Accountant (Revenue Accounting)

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Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL, US, 60169

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology

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.  


The Sr. Accountant will partner with the segment business and finance teams to analyze and record revenue and related cost activities in accordance with U.S GAAP.  This role reports to the Manager of North America Revenue Accounting and will have regular interaction with the Segment Controller. 


Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the preparation of detailed analysis of balance sheet fluctuations and trends
  • Develop schedules and insights for forecasting/planning and external reporting
  • Assist with revenue contract reviews and analysis
  • Perform analysis of revenue recognition during the monthly accounting close
  • Assist with review of journal entries and reconciliations performed by the shared service accounting team to certify compliance with accounting policy
  • Assist with audit requests for external and internal auditors
  • Special projects as assigned


    Required Qualifications / Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Masters in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
  • 4+ years public company accounting experience or 3+ years auditing public companies preferred
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP
  • Experience with ASC 606 preferred
  • Ability to communicate analytical data and accounting concepts to others
  • Ability to successfully handle multiple, complex, and time-sensitive tasks and issues
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to analyze data, solve problems, think strategically, and make recommendations for decisions
  • Ability to contribute effectively in team environment
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and concern for quality
  • Strong computer proficiencies in Microsoft Office products
  • Oracle EBS, RevPro and Blackline experience preferred 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

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