General Information

Req #
WD00012322
Career area:
Accounting/Finance
Country/Region:
Netherlands
State:
North Holland
City:
Amsterdam
Date:
Friday, September 17, 2021
Working time:
Full-time

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 markets, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

We are excited to announce we are looking for a local CFO & Operations Director. In this dynamic and highly visible position your focus will be to :

• Partner with our Benelux GM in driving Lenovo's revenue and profitability, and continue to grow the business and maintain competitiveness in the market
• Plan and execute an efficient budget and forecast process in consideration of defined Group guidelines and standard
• Direct proper and timely financial controlling and accounting on defined financial policies, procedures and legal regulations
• Direct and oversee organizational financial activities including preparation of financial reports, cash management, insurance, audit, tax, legal, corporate documents, etc.
• Analyze and support efficient working capital management as well as control the investment budgets - Initiate and discuss measures to improve business performance with management
• Participate in leadership team meetings to provide summary of financial operations of the company and discuss strategic financial opportunities
• Other duties as assigned

Your detailed responsibilities:

Financial metrics - Deliver and exceed financial ASP+ on CA/Revenue/PCON/PTI in the specified area of responsibilities

Financial Reporting - Provide information to management on the actual status of the business development by assembling and summarizing data, preparing reports, making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations; Track financial status by monitoring variances from plan (Revenue, AUR, Gross Profit & other implications); Budget/Forecast vs. Actual variance analysis and risk/opportunity tracking; Execute & enhance existing and develop new tools for Finance & sales management to track business performance; Run the forecasting process – Winter Plan (Budget), quarterly and monthly forecasts; Work close with the business teams on the different planning cycles (ie campaign planning + Mx forecasting); Coordinate the WFT process making sure it´s accurate within 5% at wk 12

Financial analytics - Take responsibility for consolidation and monthly journal entry of Future Billing Adjustment (FBA) & Inventory accruals; Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data if required; Prepare monthly consolidated and regional financial analyses; Work on ongoing simplifications to improve, streamline & increase efficiency within financial reporting & month end closing activities; Analyze key financial metrics and provide recommendations to the business based on the findings

One Lenovo- Collaborate across BGs: Drive “Quick Wins” and work on a long-term organization to drive One Lenovo under ISO EMEA Category

Customer Experience (CX) KPIs - Meet the top partners in the markets once per quarter; Actively participate in regular QBR´s; Be the go to person for all finance related matters for the Partners

Business Management System (BMS) - Ensure actions / help needed from the country/BM are properly addressed to an owner. Follow Up on actions raised during the Market review

Order Management: Supply communication; Building market point of contact

Demand Planning: Consolidating of the 3 quarter demand plan using input from the sales managers

Organization:

You will report to ED EMEA CFO. You will participate in weekly collaborative planning calls and meetings.

What you’ll bring/ Position Requirements:

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, 2+ years of people management experience
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as financial modelling capabilities
- Strategic thinking
- Fluency in English, Dutch or French are an advantage
- Experience in international working environment
- Degree in Accounting/Finance and 10+ years of related experience

What We Will Offer You:

-An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward-thinking IT companies

-Flat structures and fast decision-making processes

-A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life, working from home

-An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity

-Attractive compensation package

We are looking forward to discussing this position with you soon!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.