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Manager of Financial Reportingat CDW Careers

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Nov 08, 2022
Chicago, Illinois
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The Manager has involvement in accounting and reporting activities for CDW as a whole. The role drives continuous improvement in terms of the integrity of processes and promotes overall efficiency. This position is also responsible for providing analytical support to executive-level management. This role may provide leadership, direction and management to their designated team and work on special projects, as needed.


The Manager, Financial Reporting manages the filings of Forms 10-Q and 10-K with the SEC, partners with investor relations on quarterly earnings releases and leads consolidated management reporting.



Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Oversee team of coworkers, including performance management, coaching & development, if applicable.
  • Filing of Form 10-Q and Form 10-K with the SEC, which includes reviewing the consolidated financial statements and footnote disclosures and drafting the MD&A.
  • Developing new disclosures as determined by SEC requirements, or new accounting standards, as well as advising on improvements to existing disclosures.
  • Monitoring SEC proposed and final rules to ensure timely implementation and compliance. 
  • Supporting the coordination and preparation of other filings, such as prospectus filings for public debt offerings, registration statements and pro forma financial information in accordance with Article 11 of Regulation S-X.
  • Partnering with investor relations ensuring accurate presentation of materials for public release such  as earnings releases and earnings release scripts.
  • Collaborating within and across departments, including Investor Relations, Treasury, Legal, and Consolidations.
  • Leading consolidated management reporting, including preparation of monthly decks for the Executive Committee and CFO.
  • Maintains effective system of internal accounting controls in support of SOX compliance.

Other Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the reporting from the Company’s Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) tool.
  • Performing the annual goodwill and other long-lived intangible asset impairment analysis.
  • Managing segment reporting, including the guarantor financial structure.
  • Managing the earnings per share calculation and statement of cash flows preparation
  • Participate in cross-functional special projects, as needed.

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • External candidates: 5 years of relevant finance and/or accounting experience.
  • Internal candidates: 4 years of relevant finance and/or accounting experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and requirements.
  • Experience in SEC reporting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders, including senior leadership.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and planning skills with critical attention to detail.
  • 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.
  • Track record in problem analysis with the ability to creatively and proactively problem solve.
  • Track record of identifying process improvements and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Advanced analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and maintain productive working relationships cross-functionally.
  • CPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior public accounting experience with publicly-traded companies.
  • Experience with Wdesk to prepare and file SEC filings


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 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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