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Friday, December 9, 2022
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Additional Locations
* France - Hauts-de-Seine - Rueil-Malmaison

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, 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

Lenovo is looking for a Financial Controller, who will provide key financial data to the France and EMEA management teams by business partnering with the sales and marketing teams to provide accurate data in a timely manner.

These will be your overall responsibilities

  • 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)
  • Support business leader in achieving target goals & drive profitable growth
  • 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
  • Support forecasting process – Winter Plan (Budget), quarterly and monthly forecasts
  • Work close with the business teams on the different planning cycles (i.e., campaign planning + Mx forecasting)
  • Assistance in financials expertise in case of country specific audits
  • Liaison to local Country admin and HR for payroll related financial matters
  • Key stakeholder in internal business support along with operation & product teams
  • Analysis & investigation around NBMC & Expenses
  • Supports CFO in any appropriate contract/administration task: control of assets / P Card / Third party contracts (demo pool, etc.)

Month / Quarter end closing

  • Responsible 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


You will report to CFO of France. You will participate in weekly collaborative planning calls and meetings. Close interaction with Market CFO’s and GM, as well as HQ Finance team.

What you’ll bring/ Job Requirements

  • ACA/CIMA Qualified accountant
  • Experience of operating in a matrix structure
  • Operational support experience particularly in a Sales and Marketing environment
  • Considerable experience of the annual reporting and planning cycles, financial controls and systems
  • Ability to drive process change and deliver credible analysis and insight into the results
  • Excellent planning and forecasting skills
  • Good understanding of finance systems (SAP, Oracle)
  • Excellent commercial acumen and attention to detail
  • Resilient approach to problem solving
  • Versatile communication style, ability to presentation data to all levels in the organization making it relevant and suitable the audience

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.

Additional Locations
* France - Hauts-de-Seine - Rueil-Malmaison
* France
* France - Hauts-de-Seine
* France - Hauts-de-Seine - Rueil-Malmaison