Finance Manager - GCO Global Sales / B2B
Finance Manager - Global Sales / B2B
(GCO = Global Commercial Organization)
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland or Newark, California, USA
The purpose of this job is to provide finance support to Logitech’s GCO ‘Global Sales’ leadership team, that is in charge of GCO’s go-to-market strategy. The ‘Global Sales’ finance manager drives financially sound decisions that generate sales growth, margin improvement while ensuring strong controls are in place.
Finance Manager plays a key role in offering unbiased and independent view of the business. A person in this role will be a key enabler in assessing strategic mid to long term projects, and then ensuring decisions of the Global Sales leadership team are implemented, and results monitored.
This role will be primarily focused on GCO’s business-to-business activities, while some projects might relate to other parts of our go-to-market landscape.
The primary business interactions of this position will be the ‘GCO Global Head of B2B Sales’, the other members of the ‘GCO Global Sales’ leadership team as well as the Regional Heads of B2B Sales & Marketing and the B2B Key Account Managers (KAM).
From a functional standpoint, there will be frequent interactions with the GCO Finance & GCO Operations teams as well as with the regional & local finance teams.
From a commercial standpoint, the position will give you the opportunity to work in close contact with the realities of world famous names from the consumer electronics industry, international distribution groups and value-added resellers/integrators. You will live daily the pace of innovation, technology, product design and the demands of the international financial markets.
With a fast-moving innovative culture and a strong balance sheet, Logitech is a world leader in products that connect people in a natural, intuitive way to the digital experiences they care about.
We’re looking for the right person to join our finance team. Is that you?
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:
Support the GCO ‘Global Head of B2B Sales’ assess and implement decisions consistent with the company strategy on B2B activities.
Ensure optimal management of B2B activities via clear analytics as well as the implementation of balanced scorecards to track performance.
Lead the global consolidation of the B2B performance across the six GCO Regions. Implement harmonized metrics and transparency in planning & reporting.
Perform analyses specific to B2B business performance: pipeline analysis, large deals, sales productivity, etc.
Deep dive into B2B profitability, understand the profitability of our main B2B customers.
Support global strategies around pricing programs and assess impacts to our P&L.
Provide support to B2B and/or global customer projects, in collaboration with your ‘Global Sales’ business partners
Analyze sales investments and operating expenses associated with the B2B channel and make recommendations to your business partners.
Provide insightful perspective to the ‘Global Sales’ leadership team on the B2B channel financial performance.
Collaborate with peer finance members to identify best practices.
Masters Degree, with a specialisation in Finance or Accounting
8+ years of experience in finance, preferably in FP&A or business finance
4 years+ relevant experience in an international B2B business environment
Solid business acumen and judgment
Sound analytical skills. Ability to manipulate and interpret data. Ability to build business cases and financial modeling.
Self-motivated and goal orientated
Ability to work independently
Experience in interacting with / presenting to management
Ability to function well in a high-energy business environment. Capable to bring structure while enabling fast-pace and controls.
Used to operating in matrixed organisations.
Familiar with multicultural environment
Familiar with ‘Salesforce.com’ platform a plus
Fluent in English. Any other language(s) a plus
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.”
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