The Manager, Finance is responsible for effective financial planning, record-keeping, reporting, analysis, and management of financial aspects of 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 operating businesses, sales, product marketing 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.
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
Monitors Balance Sheet items (AR, CapEx, Deferred Revenue, Unbilled Revenue, etc.) and advises management on variances.
Analyzes and reports customer/product segments actual, budgeted and forecasted profitability, including gross margins, operating expenses, EBITDA, and other key metrics.
Responsible for supporting financial audits by internal or external entities.
Manages employees, including but not limited to hiring, training, developing, managing and assigning work.
Provides leadership which models an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, meeting commitments and attainment of Landis+Gyr’s mission and goal.
Performs other duties as required or requested by business unit and Corporate management.
Support and adhere to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
Represent Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both external and internal customers.
Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
Working knowledge of SAP, Tableau, Cognos, and TM1 systems strongly preferred.
Prior experience with financial systems.
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 intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint required.
Demonstrated deep analytical skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
Master’s degree preferred.
5-7 years of relevant business experience.
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