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Accountant IIat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
21004646
Focus Area: 
Finance-Accounting
Post Date: 
Dec 14, 2021
Location: 
Chicago, Illinois
Contract Type: 
Full-Time

 

 

The Accountant has general accounting duties including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, and account reconciliations. They assist with monthly closings and account analysis, as well, support senior accountants, supervisor and/or manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

 

 

The Accountant II has general accounting duties including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, and account reconciliations. They assist with monthly closings and account analysis, as well, support senior accountants, supervisor and/or manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.
 
 
Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare journal entries.
  • Assist with monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Investigate variances in balances, versus both prior year and plan.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process.
  • Ad-hoc projects as assigned.
Other Responsibilities
  • Perform variance analysis on income statement and balance sheet accounts, versus both prior year and plan.

 

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

 

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

 

  • Exposure to accounting software (Peoplesoft, Hyperion Financial Management).
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of accounting or financial audit experience, OR
  • Associate’s degree and 4 years of accounting or financial audit experience.

 

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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