• CDK Global
  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 2200 Stonington Ave

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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.

We re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.

From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.

The Manager of Accounting oversees month-end close activities partnering with finance and accounting staff to ensure a timely close with a high degree of accuracy and integrity in the company s books and records. The Manager of Accounting also interprets and applies accounting concepts and policies, ensures internal control compliance, leads team meetings and provides training and guidance, helps to identify and execute continuous improvement initiatives, conducts and leads the balance sheet review, and reviews the work of others within the accounting team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages the accounting activities of the department which includes developing, interpreting, and implementing accounting policies and concepts
  • Partners with the corporate accounting, consolidations, financial systems, and FP&A teams to support month-end close and quarterly reporting requirements
  • Manages month-end close process to ensure all required journal entries and tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Assists with auditor inquiries and requests
  • Conducts analysis of general ledger activity and accounting processes and makes recommendations on accounting methods and procedures
  • Manages accounting team members to facilitate prioritization of work load, on the job training, and the free exchange of ideas
  • Develops content for and leads accounting staff meetings
  • Assists with recruiting, coaching, and evaluating team performance and effectiveness
  • Communicates effectively and build strong relationships throughout the organization
  • Proactively initiates business process improvements
  • Assists with special projects


  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance required or equivalent in education and experience, CPA required
  • 6-9 years of accounting experience with increasing responsibility including supervising significant areas of accounting
  • Strong aptitude to understand technical accounting concepts under US GAAP and help ensure appropriate application of accounting decisions
  • Strong understanding of internal controls and financial reporting
  • Desire and ability to lead, mentor and develop staff
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required
  • Experience with Oracle and Blackline desired
  • Ability to independently organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and reach conclusions for recommendations
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines while maintaining a high quality product
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Possess well-rounded business judgment to recognize and respond to cross-departmental needs
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills, decision-making and judgment
  • Demonstrates accountability to personal work product

CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work. You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on. That s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well. All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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