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Career area:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Chiyoda-Ku - Tokyo - Japan

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.

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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.

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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. It's how we address our day-to-day commitments. The “We Are Lenovo” culture is
embodied in the statement: 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, awardwinning
designs, and strong financial performance.
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◇Position Description◇
■ 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.
The Japan Segment Controller works to support Japan Segment GM and his/her sales/operation in driving business growth and in particular leads the segment’s financial planning. S/he champions the 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.

■ About Organization
- Manager: reports to Japan CFO / accountable to Japan Segment GM
- Subordinates: 1
- Number of Peers: approx 8-10; Segment/Function Controllers in Japan, Asia Pacific (AP) Segment Controller

■ Roles and responsibilities
Japan Segment Controller will lead the segment’s financial planning, partnering with the segments Sales,Marketing, Services functions, as well as Japan and AP Finance teams:
- Responsible for providing accurate data/analysis to keep management up to date, drawing on a cumulative knowledge base from previous experiences to execute an appropriate course of action.
- Drive business improvement by analyzing variances and trends, developing financial strategies / solution in order
to maximize business opportunity, improving the financial efficiency, and providing recommendations to complex business challenges.
- Work with other function teams/leaders to ensure key decisions are made with strong data support, good risk/reward consideration, in a timely manner.
- Initiates and influences function teams to adopt new financial analytics and systems/processes.
- Act as F&A lead for ad-hoc country wide projects / early stage initiatives

■ Key Interaction with:
- Japan GM, Japan CFO, Segment/Functional General Managers and sub-leaders, AP CFO and AP HQ F&A team, COE (Center of Excellence) team based in Dalian China.

■Must Have – essential
・8+ years of experience in working in management accounting/business planning.
・Working experience at international environment, with global team(s), and/or in mixed cultures.
・Change Agent. Provocative thinking, engagement / influencing skills, stakeholder management.
・Open to learn, adopt to new challenges, maturity to work in both advanced and primitive environment.
・Advanced/business level English and Japanese.
・Positive and proactive problem-solving attitude.
・Ability to multi-task / prioritize work in order to deliver against fast turnaround expectations.

■Good to have – desirable
・IT or related industry experience is an advantage.
・Experience in a large multinational (e.g.Fortune 500), matrix organization is a plus.
・MBA, CPA, and/or CFA desirable, but not required.
・Broad systems and also specific application experience (SAP, Qliksense, Power BI), but also ability to take part in transforming legacy systems/processes.
・Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) is a plus.

* Chiyoda-Ku - Tokyo - Japan