Business Finance Analyst
This role can be worked either from Istanbul, Turkey OR Johannesburg, South Africa
The purpose of the role is to drive a profitable business growth as well as maintain strong controls over the financial planning and reporting of the Country/Cluster. Key objective will be to partner closely with the cluster/country head and jointly support the cluster performance and business decisions with data driven analytics and business insights. Responsibilities will also include overseeing quarter-end close, co-ordinate with controllership and ensuring compliance to applicable policies & standards.
This role will be part of the Emerging Markets Finance team. The primary business interactions will be with the Sales and Marketing team in Turkey/Central Asia and Africa clusters, Emerging Region Finance team and controllership.
Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:
Partner with the cluster sales head in making sound financial decisions, own the P&L by managing the budgets and drive predictability while achieving business results.
Provide financial leadership to the cluster Sales & marketing team through data based analytics, trends & key insights from a finance perspective.
Lead the annual/quarterly financial planning process across the Categories, Accounts, Country/cluster to properly reflect the business opportunities and risks.
Report and review key performance indicators such as Revenue, Margins, Sell Through/Sellout, Channel Inventory and operating expense.
Perform quarter end close accruals, actual reporting, post close reconciliations (Distributor/Retailer incentives, promotions and marketing activities) and track quarterly spending (Soft$ & Marcom).
Maintain solid foundation of business operation supported by effective process controls and ensuring strict adherence to internal policies.
University degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
5+ years of FP&A experience in Consumer electronics, IT, Retail or FMCG industry.
Strong analytical and financial modelling skills.
Ability to drive change and influence business results.
Attention to detail and ability to work independently in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Expert in Excel; Experience in Tableau, Oracle Essbase & planning systems such as OneStream preferred.
Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.
“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”