Accountant II, Operational Accountingat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 19001503
Updated: Jan 18, 2020
Location: Vernon Hills, IL, United States

The Staff Accountant I is responsible for supporting the accounting and analysis of accounts payable, inventory, freight, and cost of goods sold at CDW along with corresponding systems and processes. The position will complete monthly close activities, ensure GAAP and SOX compliance, analyze business trends, and investigate transactions and system issues.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop partnerships with key internal customers and cross functional teams
  • Proactively provide timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis
  • Make recommendations to improve reporting and analysis
  • Analyze monthly operational accounting financial performance compared to plan, forecast and the prior year
  • Prepare monthly and daily reconciliations of various inventory, accounts payable, and other balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
  • Ensure the integrity of the information prepared and distributed by the department 


Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of accounting or financial audit experience OR
  • Associate’s degree and 3 years of accounting or financial audit experience

Other Required Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices
  • Solid accounting skills
  • Demonstrated critical attention to detail
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications with solid experience in Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA
  • Exposure to accounting software (Peoplesoft, Hyperion Financial Management)
Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 0%

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