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Consolidation & External Reporting Accountantat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
11862
Team: 
Finance
Post Date: 
12 Apr 2024
Location: 
London, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Yes - Hybrid
Contract Type: 
Permanent (Full-time)
Travel: 
No
Security Clearance Required: 
No

Description

ABOUT CDW

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 start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small.

CDW prides itself on being People Who Get IT and People who get People. Our relationships are fuelled 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, youll 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 selfand your best ideasto CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solvingand better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

JOB SUMMARY

Key accountant in the consolidation and reporting month end process.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understanding, analysing, and posting monthly Intercompany and consolidation journals in Navision and HFM.
  • Maintain chart of accounts in both Hyperion and Navision.
  • Setting up, tracking, and facilitating status calls throughout month-end close with US Consolidation & Reporting team.
  • Communicate and liaise with various teams regarding progress/status of month-end close (e.g., Corp Accounting team, Revenue team, treasury team, etc.) to be able to plan the MEC process timely and smoothly.
  • Summarizing intercompany mismatches and leading calls with relevant teams to spearhead clearing of mismatches.
  • Work closely with Corporate Accounting & Systems team to address any reporting system issues during month-end close process and during day-to-day tasks.
  • Updating / maintain communication channels regarding the consolidation process.
  • Preparing the Balance sheet reconciliations on Blackline for all intercompany and consolidation GLs.
  • Perform continuous assessment of the consolidation close process and implement controls to improve consistency and accuracy of the reported results.
  • Develop new analytical tools or Maros etc. as needed to enhance and streamline the management reporting processes.
  • Preparation of monthly close reporting pack, ensuring the financial records are maintained in compliance with US GAAP, UK GAAP, SOX and internal policies and procedures.
  • Manage monthly reporting pack and co-ordinate with the wider finance teams to review balance sheet and P&L variance analysis for senior leadership monthly meetings.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion and delivery of monthly close reporting pack through coordination with various stakeholders.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for the relevant GLs and investigate any abnormal balances.
  • Prepare various financial analysis used to support cash flow statements, management reports and press releases.
  • Support month-end close as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Newly qualified ACA (Big 6 preferred)
  • University Degree or professional qualification

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Proven experience of US GAAP and UK GAAP, Foreign Currency, and Statement of Cash Flows.
  • Strong organizing skills and professional service attitude.
  • Strong consolidation and reporting experience.
  • Thorough understanding of Excel, including pivot tables.
  • Experience of consolidation & reporting on HFM (Hyperion Financial Management) would be desirable.
  • Basic Understanding of Microsoft Dynamics Navision ERP System, would be desirable.

CUSTOMER FOCUS AND WAYS OF WORKING

  • Each coworker is accountable for their actions and is required to exercise good judgment in everything they do. Part of that responsibility includes ensuring that you understand and live up to the values and standards we set for ourselves in the CDW Way, the CDW Way Code (our code of ethics and business conduct), the Information Management System (IMS), and all other policies and procedures relevant to your role.
  • Each coworker has a responsibility to ask questions when they are unsure of CDWs values, standards and policies, and to take action if they believe someone else is not acting consistently with those values, standards and policies.
  • Each coworker is responsible for maintaining customer focus and for periodically reviewing the Circle of Service Philosophy and the Quality Policy to understand CDWs commitment to excellent client service and continual improvement. Coworkers must report any customer problems, feedback, service outages, and service improvement suggestions to management.
  • Each coworker is required to comply with CDWs policies relating to Information Security and Data protection, specifically to:

  • Protect all information assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction & interference.
  • Treat the security of all information assets according to their designated information security classification.
  • Ensure that they only access information assets that they are authorised to do so.
  • Adhere to the procedure for reporting any security weakness or event.
  • Commit to, and participate in, personal development of information security awareness & knowledge.
  • Comply with all laws and contractual obligations regarding the protection of data.
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