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Jr Project Financial Analystat CDW Careers

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Delivery Engineering
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The Junior Project Financial Analyst (PFA) is an expert in CDW Integrated Technology Solutions Security organization’s engagement information management systems. This role will assist the Security Practice Leaders and Engagement Teams with tasks related to delivering projects and provide a reliable resource for financial data and analysis. The Jr. PFA’s responsibilities will include analysis of actual cost, preparation of monthly revenue recognition, project analysis, billings, accounts receivable, etc.  The Jr PFA must be able to anticipate the needs of the business leaders to prioritize their workload.  


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Support the Security Delivery Teams throughout the client acceptance, project set-up, engagement monitoring, and system changes to ensure records contain accurate and up to date information
  • Provide ongoing support to business in gathering, analyzing, and interpreting accounting and risk management issues
  • Reviews and monitors engagement economic measures
  • Proactively monitors client invoicing and proactively encourages billing for "out-of-scope" work.
  • Proactively monitors collections and works closely with the corporate collection specialist to ensure proper collection activities occur
  • Serve as a subject matter resource in company related accounting and risk management systems
  • Act as a liaison with accounting team, providing quality control and resolving any issues
  • Performs special projects and ad hoc requests
  • Identifies trends impacting revenue recognition and profitability (forecast amounts, Actual vs. Budgeted Units impact, Earned vs. Actual revenues, net pass through review, labor / forecast mismatches, etc.) 
  • Provides client billing, analysis, and resolution of issues
  • Ensures timely and accurate performance of work within project scope and objectives
  • Provides leadership by example, mentorship to other team members and consultative advice internally and externally
  • Capitalizes on opportunities to improve project efficiency, results of team efficiency 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business related major from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in accounting concepts and experience with accounting information systems (Netsuite experience preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior project accounting or analysis; preferably within a professional services environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to communicate effectively and professionally with the consulting directors, accounting team and other key employees
  • Ability to organize, meet strict deadlines and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Timely and accurate project reporting to include job cost tracking
  • Ability to process high volumes of work with proficiency and accuracy
  • Highly organized and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Consistently demonstrate a high level of accuracy in their work
  • Has the ability and confidence to get into the detail of the systems to a transactional level to find the cause of an issue, to understand that detail and the cause - and to solve it.
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Applications, in particular MS Excel 
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines


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.

Date Posted: May 30, 2023
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
Travel Percentage: 25
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