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Sales Operations Finance Analystat CDW Careers (UK)

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Post Date: 
17 May 2023
Cape Town, South Africa
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Contract Type: 
Permanent (Full-time)
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Bring your career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your job and future. With revenues of over £1 billion, CDW UK is a leading supplier of IT solutions and services to a broad range of commercial and public sector customers globally.

A Cape Town office based role with potential for some homeworking where the successful candidate will interact daily with people in the local office but will have most task related interactions remotely using Microsoft Office for instant messaging, video calling and emailing

  • Support of the the sales commission calculation process and models. This will include tasks such as:
    • Reconciliation of data sources to validate commission submission.
    • Maintaining commission ledger records on billings and profit.
    • Answering queries from Sales teams on commission statements.
    • Maintainng and amending individual commission rates and thresholds.
    • Identifiction and delivery of process improvement inititives to drive efficiency and improved stakeholder experience.
  • Assist in the Sales Finance close process ensuring the key deadlines are achieved and ensuring all commission queries are resolved. As part of managing the Sales Finance close you will:
    • Develop an understanding of the end-to-end sales process, from customer ordering through to commission payable, to help resolve commission-based sales queries.
    • Manage the Sales Finance Inbox, ensuring queries are directed to the correct stakeholders for resolution or resolved when possible.
    • Collect and process monthly commission charges relating to activities such as freight, rebates and warehousing.
    • Handling of queries such as Intercompany, hedging, FX and explain these complex matters back to the business.
    • Promote learning on common variable pay issues and implement corrective actions. Drive innovation and changes to business practice to reduce conflicts and create efficiencies.


What you need to succeed:

  • Intermediate or Advanced Excel (Knowledge of sum, vlookups, index/match, sumifs & Pivot Tables)
  • Experience within a finance or analytical function.
  • Basic Finance knowledge.

Nice to have:

  • Highly numerate with strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional time management skills, working towards strict deadlines whilst handling a demanding workload.
  • Good Interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • An analytical mindset that logically approaches problems.
  • Confident and trustworthy self-starter, able to manage their workload, and collaborate with the wider organisation.

Who we are:

CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers: 

CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.



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