Senior Manager Financial Planningat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 21000752
Updated: Mar 07, 2021
Location: Chicago, IL, United States

The Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for the compilation and review of the financial plan and financial forecasts, as well as the capital planning process of CDW Corporation along with all subsidiaries. This position is responsible for financial planning and analytical support for business partners and provides C-suite and senior management information through regular business performance reporting. The Senior Manager provides leadership, direction and management to the financial planning team.

Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Thought leader for FP&A team and business segments and channels, driving ad hoc accounting and finance projects
  • Manage members of the financial planning team; providing leadership, guidance and development opportunities to increase skill set and overall business, system and interpersonal aptitude
  • Ensures that planning and budgeting practices and policies are appropriate and enforced at CDW Corporation and its subsidiaries
Other Responsibilities
  • Responsible for coordinating and executing the annual long-term financial planning process for CDW Corporation with high visibility to the C-suite and senior management and influence on the process
  • Responsible for support to all backbone departments (Finance, Coworker Services, IT, Legal, Marketing, and Operations). Oversees financial analyses for departments and planning with C-suite
  • Lead the capital Investment Committee to determine annual capital spending for the company. Coordinates the capital budgeting process and ensuring compliance with capital budgeting policies
  • FP&A liaison with the Investor Relations and Compensation teams
  • Oversee the investment funding request process including ROI analysis and approval of large company investments
  • Develop and implement methods and techniques to improve forecasting, financial evaluations and analyses, financial processes and system functionality
  • Lead team to analyze monthly results against plan, forecasts and prior periods to ensure the reasons for variances are fully understood, making recommendations for actions where needed and updating forecasting methodology to reduce variances to expectations

Education and/or Experience Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in Finance/Accounting related positions or internal candidates with 7 years Finance/Accounting experience
  • Minimum 4 years of progressive management experience or internal candidate with 2 years of previous management experience
Required Qualifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices with ability to apply them in a business analysis situation
  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business, while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills with critical attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with strong experience in Excel
  • Advanced analytical skills and a proven track record in problem analysis with the ability to solve problems creatively and proactively
  • Proven team leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to build rapport and maintain productive working relationships on a team and cross-functionally
  • Track record of identifying process and system improvements, making appropriate recommendations, and leading successful implementations
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA and/or CPA
  • Oracle Hyperion experience
Rev 02192020
Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 0%

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