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Sr Accountant, Product Revenue and Marginat CDW Careers (UK)

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16 Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom
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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.


As the UK Financial Accountant, you will accurately deliver the month-end results including taking ownership of monthly product/services revenue and costs. Within this, you will create certainty and confidence in the numbers delivered and communicate risks and opportunities to the business.


What you’ll do:

  • Accounting for Revenue in accordance with both ASC 606 (US GAAP) and FRS 102 (UK GAAP) which includes, but are not limited to
  • Reviewing SSP to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the monthly adjustment
  • Reconciling billings to revenue
  • Reconciling contract liability and accrued revenue accounts
  • Reviewing customer contracts and documenting assessment in accordance with the five step model
  • Reporting and analysis for margin at a customer and transaction level
  • Preparation and distribution of revenue related reports for Group and Business Unit coworkers
  • Comparing actuals to prior year, and provide insight to the variances by performing detailed analytics
  • Monthly close analytics and commentary
  • Performance of the monthly close process for revenue within the Group deadlines
  • Performance and review of SOX controls in a timely manner
  • Preparing annual statutory financial statements including supporting files for the auditors
  • Coaching graduates and part qualified staff on the team
  • Ad hoc projects as needed


What you need to succeed:


  • Accountant ideally with +2 years post qualification experience
  • Newly qualified ACA from Big 4 accounting firm would be a plus
  • Understanding of US GAAP/IFRS is desirable especially ASC 606 (US GAAP)
  • Experience in multi-national US parent organisations would be a plus
  • Experience with HFM and Navision would be preferable but not a necessity


Nice to have:

  • Self-motivated
  • Confident working independently
  • Comfortable liaising with both finance and non-finance co-workers
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Results driven attitude
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Strong team player, who can operate globally, cross-functionally and at all levels of the organization, taking ownership and demonstrating self-initiative


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 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, 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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