General Information

Req #
WD00060472
Career area:
Accounting/Finance
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
Illinois
City:
Chicago
Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations
* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago

Why Work at Lenovo

 We are Lenovo. We do what we say. We own what we do. We WOW our customers. 

Lenovo is a US$62 billion revenue global technology powerhouse, ranked #171 in the Fortune Global 500, employing 77,000 people around the world, and serving millions of customers every day in 180 markets. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, Lenovo has built on its success as the world’s largest PC company by further expanding into growth areas that fuel the advancement of ‘New IT’ technologies (client, edge, cloud, network, and intelligence) including server, storage, mobile, software, solutions, and services. 

This transformation together with Lenovo’s world-changing innovation is building a more inclusive, trustworthy, and smarter future for everyone, everywhere. To find out more visit https://www.lenovo.com, and read about the latest news via our StoryHub. 

Description and Requirements

Our Motorola Mobility Finance Team is seeking a Finance Manager to work with the team in the iconic Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago.  The role will provide E2E financial support for Non-Device Revenue and the Intellectual Property legal organization. It will also support FP&A for the product organization. As a Finance Manager in the MBG FP&A group, you will provide support to the MBG Business Unit’s Director of Finance and multiple business partners in the organization.


Responsibilities

  • Finance lead for the Internet Services business and Trademark and Brand Licensing business.
  • Support the Internet Services business in the strategic planning of the short and long-term forecast, with a path to double the revenue by 2025.  
  • Assist in business case and contract review when onboarding new partners and/or renewing current agreements.
  • Partner with the Trademark and Brand Licensing leader to secure future revenue thru expansion of categories and licensees.
  • Lead Annual Plan, Monthly Outlook process and Accounting close for all areas under your scope.  
  • Manage multiple direct licensing agreements, including an agreement with a key strategic partner, to ensure proper reporting and payment.
  • Lead both internal and external audits for the direct licensing agreement(s). 
  • Assess, recommend and manage litigation reserves.
  • Manage, track and communicate the Product Structure.
  • Assist in the Annual Plan process for the Product P&L’s and prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports by product to track and measure financial performance.
  • Manage two financial analysts, who directly support the areas under your scope.
  • Assist in ad hoc reporting and/or analysis requests and participate in ad hoc projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors in Finance or Accounting
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a finance function
  • Proficient in Excel, BPC, PowerBi, Sharepoint, Google sheet, Google presentation and SAP

Preferred Requirements

  • People management experience
  • Possess strong analytical abilities; Prior experience working with large data sets
  • Experience communicating project goals/challenges to all levels of an organization
  • Hands-on experience working with multi-million dollar budgets

Our Chicago office has transitioned to a hybrid work environment supporting 3 days onsite and 2 days remote.  

Please check out the great benefits we have to offer at Motorola / Lenovo! www.lenovobenefits.com


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Additional Locations
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