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United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
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Additional Locations
* United Kingdom - Hampshire - Farnborough

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Description and Requirements

LENOVO – The Largest PC Company in the World

Lenovo is a global technology company with revenues in excess of 46 USD billion offering a broad portfolio of solutions addressing the needs of users from personal devices to entire Data Center infrastructures. Lenovo's business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and a clearly defined competitive Protect & Attack Strategy. Its product lines include a full range of commercial and consumer PCs, servers, storage, networking, and workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices including smartphones, tablets and convertible products. It has approximately 60.000 employees globally serving customers in 160 countries. 

Motorola Mobility (a Lenovo Company) is one of the world’s fastest growing Smartphone providers, creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind and it’s our people who make this all happen. We are thinkers, risk-takers and problem solvers, working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share our commitment to ingenuity, creativity and innovation, we want you to help us define our world of tomorrow. 

As a Finance Analyst you will join Motorola Mobility, based in our brand new Farnborough office, working within the EMEA finance team. You will be supporting our Financial Planning & Analysis manager alongside the Finance Controllers of each of the individual markets within EMEA. You will be reporting to Sr Mgr Financial P&A. We are looking for an individual happy to work in a fast paced, varied and highly interactive role, who will: 

  • Support business, marketing and operations functions and analyze data at country, business unit, key account and product levels.
  • Gather, interpret, and evaluate financial information, including past financial data and short- to long-term financial forecasts.
  • Take a key role in the preparation, consolidation and review of monthly forecasts and annual planning cycles including finance system support and liaison with the regional and global Motorola finance colleagues.
  • Take ownership of analysis and review of operating expenses including sales, marketing and advertising budgets to assist in control and highlight variances
  • Participate in Month end & Sales analysis and review.
  • Support the customer discount and rebate process, identifying efficiencies and providing detailed analysis
  • Drive process enhancements and efficiency improvements.
  • Be proactive in the analysis of the forecast process and monthly close
  • Evaluates investments, commercial contracts and financial regulations.
  • Liaise with Credit, AR and Accounting functions to provide support to the Go-to-market team 
  • Tracking pricing against regional guidance to support forecast accuracy 

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Support Sales&Marketing Structure from a Finance stand point.
  • Developing professional expertise, apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Gathers data and prepares reports and spreadsheets.
  • Provides well-informed observations, analysis, and recommendations.
  • Supports Accounting month-end closing activities.

You will: 
Hold a relevant undergraduate degree (minimum)

  • Ideally be studying CIMA / ACCA and working towards qualification
  • Have 1+ years’ experience of working within a finance department, ideally within a large matrix organisation 
  • Have strong IT / Excel skills
  • Have excellent communication skills, ready to interact with a number of stakeholders at all different levels 
  • Be an individual with an analytical mindset and a great attention to detail 

What we can offer you: 

  • The opportunity to finish your ACCA / CIMA studies fully funded 
  • An environment that supports career development and progression 
  • A collaborative and diverse team 
  • The opportunity to join a team that works closely with countries across the world with possible travel opportunities. 
  • Holiday purchase
  • Private medical
  • Income protection
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Positive work life balance
  • Learning and development
  • Life insurance
  • Lenovo and Motorola products discounts
  • Lifestyle discounts
  • Cycle to work
  • MyGymDiscounts
  • Mortgage advice and support
  • Referral bonus
  • Electric car salary sacrifice scheme 

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
* United Kingdom - Hampshire - Farnborough
* United Kingdom
* United Kingdom - Hampshire
* United Kingdom - Hampshire - Farnborough