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Sr. Manager, Finance

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com



The Senior Manager, Finance is responsible for effective financial planning, record-keeping, reporting, analysis, and management of financial aspects of assigned functional operations.  This position ensures alignment of financial performance with Business Unit and Corporate 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. Responsible for financial modeling and profitability analysis of opportunities. Works with management to prepare long-term financial forecasts and analyzing competitor and market 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 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 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.   
Responsible for supporting financial audits by internal or external entities. 
Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in financial management, reporting and requirements.
May manage a group within the Financial Planning & Reporting, including but not limited to hiring, training, developing, managing and assigning work.
Coaches, evaluates and rewards performance.
Establishes and maintains regular communication with staff and encourages open employee communication; Develops employees by regularly providing feedback (both positive and negative) and coaching as necessary and providing professional development opportunities to employees to promote and maximize productivity, responsibility, performance and job satisfaction. 
Practices a participative management style that advocates teamwork.
Provides leadership which models an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, meeting commitments and attainment of Landis+Gyr’s mission and goals. 
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. 

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 
•    Prior market research experience 


Education and Experience

Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelors Degree 
Required Minimum Years of Experience: 7+ to 10 
Desired Education/Experience: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required; Master’s degree preferred  
•    8-10 years of relevant business experience

EOE      AA      M/F/Vet/Disability      VEVRAA      Federal Contractor


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:  Sr. Manager, Finance


Alpharetta, GA, US

Requisition ID:  4203
Date Posted:  May 18, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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