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Staff Accountant- Vendor Programsat CDW Careers

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Aug 26, 2022
Remote, Remote
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The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for assigned vendor program’s processes from end to end including, but not limited to, preparation of journal entries, inputting Accounts Receivable into Financial Force ERP, Cash matching and account reconciliations. 


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees vendor transactional rebate and fee programs  by:
    • Understanding the details of each assigned vendor program and implementing end to end processes to facilitate accurate and timely accounting for transactional rebate and fees
    • Interacting with peers, management, outside vendors, etc, to enable and resolve questions and open issues in accordance with GAAP
    • Maintaining excel spreadsheets to accurately track sales orders, purchase orders, invoices, cost of goods sold, internal breakdown of revenue by brand and appropriate distribution            
    • Accurately prepare monthly summary reporting for the vendor programs 
    • Preparing accurate and timely analysis of transactional rebates and fees to be invoiced including appropriate sales rep splits 
    • Identifying issues to correct errors as this impacts the accuracy of the GL and commission payments to our client executives 
    • Reconciling the GL for all assigned programs to ensure compliance with GAAP and accuracy
    • Reconciling related Accounts Receivable rebate customers against all invoices, credits and applying received funds and credits to invoices.
  • Compiles and/or develops complex analysis and reports for department management and other business partners with little direction
  • Provides rebate assistance and research for the sales organization
  • Applies advanced accounting skills to maintain, communicate and disclose information in accordance with corporate standards, GAAP and department objectives.
  • Monitors the process of internal accounting controls to ensure the safeguarding of company assets and compliance with company policies and procedures; recommending corrective action. 
  • Responsible for the integrity of related general ledger and subledger GL accounts by:
    • Preparing accurate journal entries 
    • Performing  reconciliations of accounting and financial records and systems
    • Identifying issues and assisting in the analysis, resolution, and communication of solutions
    • Preparing proper documentation and records to ensure a concise audit trail
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned

Basic Qualifications - 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • At least one (1) year of vendor program and GL experience including accurate and timely journal entry preparation, account reconciliations, cash application, and GL related research

Other Position Requirements 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting systems, principles, practices, and procedures
  • Demonstrated GL research ability
  • Demonstrated skills working with Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet software
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working with ERP and CRM databases
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the company
  • Demonstrated data entry and proofreading skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and to prioritize workload under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work well as a team member

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in Financial Force Accounting 

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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