Sr. Staff Accountant job – CDK Global – Hoffman Estates, IL

Stability meets Agility.

With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (NASDAQ: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry. CDK Global provides solutions in more than 100 countries, serving more than 27,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.

CDK Global’s solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.

From data scientists to sales and operations experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours – Green light your career .

CDK Global’s Corporate Accounting Team is looking for self-starting and creative professionals to join our growing team. This is a unique opportunity to deliver strong value to the organization through leadership, business partnering and analytics. We are looking for professionals who have an open-mind, a “can do” attitude, and solid accounting skills to help the corporate accounting team reach its full potential. This team is highly visible in the organization and provides excellent growth and development opportunities. If you like fast-paced environments and want the opportunity to leave your personal mark within the controllership group, CDK is right for you.

Utilizing their strong knowledge of US GAAP, the Sr. Accountant will work directly with corporate FP&A, division business leaders, and the shared service accounting team to analyze and record complex accounting matters. The Sr. Accountant will partner with the technical accounting team to apply accounting policy and generate superior quality analysis. This role will report to the Finance Accounting Manager and have considerable interaction with Sr. Management.

Monthly accounting close

Partner with the shared service accounting team to ensure timely and accurate recording and reporting of the General Ledger

Support and provide monthly analysis to business partners

Perform complex account reconciliations and analysis

Review reconciliations performed by the shared service accounting team to certify compliance with accounting policy

Provide detailed analysis of balance sheet fluctuations and trends

Develop schedules and insights for planning and external reporting

Establish, modify, document and coordinate the implementation of accounting and control procedures and efficiencies as necessary to meet established company goals

Coordinate audit requests for external and internal auditors

Develop, document, and apply accounting policies and procedures

Special projects as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA Designation

3+ years public company accounting experience or 3+ years auditing public companies

Superior command of US GAAP and public company reporting requirements

Ability to manage deadlines and a strong desire to partner across the business

Highly proficient with personal computer word processing, database and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel)

Oracle EBS and Blackline experience preferred

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work. You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well. All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

CDK Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

We believe that diversity in all aspects of business leads to strength.

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