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GL Accountant III

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Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Prague, Hlavní město Praha, CZ, .

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


We’re a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We’re innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers’ car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organisation 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.


Purpose of role


Provision of an excellent Finance service is critical to the achievement of the Business Service Centre.  This role reports to one of three GL Team Leaders as part of the General Ledger team.  The role is responsible for delivering month-end financial information, month-end closing process and balance sheet reconciliations in compliance with local legislation, IFRS, US GAAP and SOX.


Independent stand alone and able to manage workload, identify priorities, resolve issues and provide direction and guidance to other more junior team members.



Key Duties & Responsibilities


  • Advise & guide junior team members on postings and reconciling items
  • Manage relationships and deliverables between the GL team and other process towers in the BSC
  • Monitor processes and identify and drive implementation of improvements to ensure effective and efficient processes
  • Review and approve journal postings and Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month-end close activities: cost and revenue accruals/deferrals, cost allocation and various adjustments.
  • Managing complex calculations, working with Business partners & corporate controlling on issue resolution.
  • Recurring and ad hoc journal entries to keep accurate accounting records
  • Balance sheet accounts reconciliation preparation including review and approval
  • Intercompany accounting
  • Fixed assets accounting
  • Local GAAP and US GAAP adjustments
  • Perform day to day processing of financial transactions
  • Assist in the Preparation of Tax and VAT declarations, payments and support statutory tax reviews, with assistance of KPMG
  • Maintain SOX control and process reviews, internal self-audit, SOX audits and external Audits.
  • Participate in special projects and process improvement activities
  • Transition of knowledge from Local finance team
  • Process monthly reporting plus statutory year-end close, with assistance of external provider
  • Managing Financial Master data ( CoA, Dimensions)
  • Act as a Subject Matter Specialist for GL processes and assist with managing junior team members (trainings, journals review and approval)
  • Provide administrative and technical support to R2C Team Lead




Key Results Indicators & Measures of success 


Key Results Indicators

Measure of success

Team Player

  • Must be reliable, show commitment and collaboration in day to day tasks
  • Constructively communicate and share thoughts in a clear but honest manner, share information openly and willingly
  • Actively collaborate to ensure that team targets are achieved


  • Feedback from manager and CDK associates
  • Participation during team meetings
  • Achievement on team objectives


  • Strong communication ability to share knowledge.  Assertive yet able to demonstrate empathy.  Excellent customer care and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and manage stressful situations whilst maintaining a professional image working within the office


  • Feedback from manager and CDK associates
  • Participation during team meetings
  • Achievement on team objectives

Problem Solving

  • Ability to investigate dispute / issues using relevant associates expertise and knowledge
  • Share problems, openly discuss and collaborate with others to find a solution and form an action plan
  • Act appropriately in all situations and taking accountability for those actions


  • Feedback from manager and CDK associates
  • Participation during team meetings



  • Flexible attitude and able to work as part of a team
  • Proactive and positive approach, working under own initiative and prioritising and balancing workload
  • Innovation approach to processes


  • Feedback from manager, CDK associates and customers

Professional Manner

  • Always polite with integrity in all day to day dealings with CDK associates and customers


  • Feedback form manager, CDK associates and customers






Skills / Knowledge / Experience & Qualifications


  • Knowledge of accounting procedures.  IFRS & US GAAP essential
  • Advanced in Excel
  • A working knowledge of Navision or other ERP is essential
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload of self and others in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, manage and deal with escalations where necessary
  • Proficient in English language and any other European language useful – spoken and written
  • At least 5 year of experience on GL Accountant or Senior GL Accountant position, ACCA or qualified by experience.



Why a career with CDK Global?


We demand diversity. Our people may be spread across countries, continents and cultures, but we’re united by a passion and enthusiasm to drive our business forward. This means no matter where you work you’ll feel like part of our global team. Diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences are the only way to deliver world-class service to our customers. Our differences are our strengths


Your benefits. To help us attract and retain the best, we pay people according to performance, not length of service. We will also help you grow your career, not only through focused investment in learning and development but also by enabling you to explore the exciting opportunities our global market has to offer.


The perfect opportunity awaits. Start your career with CDK Global.

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