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Finance Manager

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.

 

Position Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for effective financial planning, record-keeping, reporting, analysis, and management of financial aspects of Americas Supply Chain Management (SCM) operations.  This position ensures alignment of financial performance with Americas Business Unit and SCM function strategies.  Responsible for identifying potential issues and making recommendations that would improve financial performance. This role requires significant interaction with other internal departments, often at a senior level.  Role involves often working on cross-functional project teams and being the “voice of finance”.  Additionally, proactive thinking in terms of being able to “see around corners” and anticipate the next question or area of focus.  Responsible for financial modeling and profitability analysis of opportunities. Works with management to run the region long-term financial forecasts and analyzing product profitability and functional expense data.

 

Key Responsibilities

Reports actual results against operating plans; analyzes, implements, and interprets monthly variance reporting.  This includes highlighting key findings and trends to management and making recommendations on how to improve these areas.

Responsible for preparation of the annual SCM Americas budget.  Includes establishing guidelines and procedures for budget and forecast preparation and analysis, ensuring alignment with Corporate requirements, guidance and calendar/schedule.

Develops, maintains and analyzes timely and accurate financial data and reports and communicates the information to the appropriate users providing the appropriate summary or detail and insight

Advises management on function’s financial operations and its impact on company objectives

Monitors Balance Sheet items (inventory, CapEx) and advises management on variances.

Analyzes and reports customer/product segments actual, budgeted and forecasted profitability, including contribution margins, gross margins, operating expenses, EBITA, and other key metrics.

Implements policies and procedures to ensure that financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation and Corporate record retention guidelines.  

Keeps abreast of events and issues in SCM and current trends and practices in financial management, reporting and requirements

Consistent and regular linkage to the Reynosa and Curitiba (Brazil) plant and controller and SCM cost center owners

Performs other duties as required or requested by business unit and Corporate management.

•    Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
•    Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
•    Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
•    Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

 

Education and Experience

Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelors Degree
Required Minimum Years of Experience: 5+ to 7

 

Desired Education/Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 
•    Master’s degree preferred 
•    5-7 years of relevant business experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Working knowledge of SAP, Cognos, and TM1, budgeting and reporting systems strongly preferred.
•    Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required, including the ability to communicate financial performance and operational metrics to Business Unit and Executive Management clearly, succinctly and using the proper tool for the information being presented. 
•    Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Access, and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint required.
•    Demonstrated deep analytical skills and proactive thinking
•    Prior supply chain experience

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Finance Manager

Requisition ID:  14472
Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Workplace Type:  On-site
Career Level:  Experienced Manager
Date Posted:  Jul 30, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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