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Senior Financial Accountant - Product Revenue & Marginat CDW Careers (UK)

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19 Oct 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.


Our story began in 1984. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces and workspaces of more than 250,000 companies, from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. Our coworkers across the globe working together to bring technology to life for our customers. We are the People Who Get IT. We are looking to recruit a Senior Financial Accountant to join our Finance team in London.


What you’ll do:

  • Compiling and analysing financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly, annual and statutory accounts
  • Ensuring financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Ensure proper revenue and expenses are recognized in accordance with GAAP
  • General ledger operations including performing account substantiations
  • Preparing journal entries
  • Ensuring financial close and reporting deadlines are met
  • Proactively provide timely, actionable, and accurate, financial reporting, analysis, and recommendations to the organization
  • Ensuring accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end closes
  • Establishing and monitoring the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Independently resolving accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Ensuring accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses and balance sheet accounts
  • Guide non-financial functional areas through accounting rationale and impact on reporting and control
  • Analysing actual results and provide explanations for variances to plan and prior year
  • Financial audit preparation, including preparation of supporting audit files, and cooperation with the audit process
  • Analysing financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures
  • Working on cross functional teams to investigate issues and improve processes
  • Developing partnerships with key internal customers and cross functional teams
  • Ad-hoc projects as assigned
  • Mentor junior team members


What you need to succeed:


  • A Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CA or CIMA)
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience of multi-national US parent organisations
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices with ability to apply them in a business analysis situation
  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business, while meeting deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications with strong experience in Excel
  • Proven track record in problem analysis with the ability to creatively and proactively problem solve
  • Track record of identifying process improvements and making appropriate recommendations


Nice to have:

  • Experience of Hyperion Financial Management system is desirable


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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