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Req #
Career area:
Monday, April 25, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Chiyoda-Ku - Tokyo - Japan

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 a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

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

Description and Requirements

■ About Lenovo culture
Our culture defines us…it's our DNA. 
We call it the “We Are Lenovo” culture and it's the values we share and the business practices we deploy. 
We do what we say, we own what we do, and we like to constantly wow our customers

CUSTOMERS in everything we do
- Global TEAM players guided by integrity and TRUST
ENTREPRENEURS committed to driving change
INNOVATORS who relentlessly pursue new idea

Our culture is what has enabled us to consistently raise the bar on delivering break-through innovations, award-winning designs, 
and strong financial performance.
To know more about who we are, visit

■ About Lenovo F&A and this role
Lenovo F&A (管理財務部) houses a variety of roles from FP&A・Controller (経営管理), to Accounting, Tax, and Treasury/AR, offering a wide variety of skill and career development opportunities.

Japan Services Upsell Finance Controller works to support Japan Service Sales & Marketing (“Service Upsell”) team which is a strategic growth function as part of Lenovo WW’s SSG (Solutions & Services Group).
S/he will be the primary finance partner to the Service Upsell GM in being a key driver of transformation for the group by working across smart verticals, attached services, managed services, and our as-a-service offerings. 
S/he will champion business process control (discipline and framework), drives effectiveness and efficiency in reporting/analysis, providing timely and high-quality financial support to enable sound business decision making. 
S/he will work heavily with both Japan and AP Services organization and its finance teams, as well as Japan business segments, FP&A, and WW Accounting.

■ About Organization 
- Report to: ROW/AP Service Upsell Finance Leader
- Accountable to: Japan Service Upsell Operations GM, Japan CFO
- Subordinates: n/a
- Number of Peers: approximately 6-7; Segment/Function Controllers and FP&A in Japan (who handle roles that require comparable F&A skill sets)

■ Roles and responsibilities (not limited to, but as an illustration)
- Develop financial forecasts, track the actual performance, analyze the variances, and provide recommendations to the Japan Services Upsell GM / Japan leadership team / AP Service leaders.
- Control resource and expense to optimize the financial returns.
- Implement quality processes and effective controls to ensure proper financial statements are prepared and sound business operations are executed.
- Identify areas of improvement/opportunity in business – both strategic and executional, driving profitable growth.

■ Key Interaction with:
- AP Services Upsell Finance team
- Japan business segments (Commercial, Consumer, and E-Commerce) / Finance
- Japan CFO, Japan FP&A team and WW accounting team
- Japan Service Operation team / Finance

◆Must Have – essential
5+ years experience in financial analysis, reporting, and/or data analytics, with emphasis on revenue/cost/profitability.
Systems and also specific application experience or ability to adopt (SAP, Qliksense, Power BI) is expected.
 Positive and proactive problem-solving attitude.
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Strong MS Excel/Powerpoint skills (processing/visualization)

Good to have – desirable
Working experience at international environment, matrix organization, and/or in mixed cultures.
- No need to for demonstrated organization management experience, but preferably interest in developing teams.
MBA, CPA, and/or CFA desirable, but not required.
-   Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) is a plus

* Chiyoda-Ku - Tokyo - Japan