GCO Category Finance Analyst

Finance Group Lausanne, Switzerland


Position at Logitech

The Role:

The purpose of this job is to drive sales growth, margin improvement as well as strong controls over the financial planning, analysis and reporting. The objective is to drive financially sound decisions that are consistent with the Business Group’s (BG) Strategies, the Global commercial organization (GCO) priorities and more generally the interest of the Company overall. The candidate will play a key role in offering an unbiased and independent view on the business and the decisions that need to be taken.

The primary business interactions in that position are the Business Category Lead and GCO Category Finance Lead and Finance Director. From a functional side, there are frequent interactions with the central & commercial finance team as well as head of GCO Finance.

From a commercial standpoint, the position will give you an opportunity to work in close contact with the realities of world famous names from the consumer electronics industry, international distribution groups and GCO retail trade. You will live daily with the pace of innovation, technology, product design and the demands of the international financial markets.

With a fast-moving, innovative culture and 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?

Your Contribution:

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 Category Marketing Head in making financially sound decisions, drive profitable sales growth and improve standard margin.

  • Lead the financial planning process for the category across Europe, Africa and Asia. Ensuring transparency of assumptions & integrity of data.

  • Monitor, control, analyze and report the financial performance, marketing investment budgets, and local operating expenses of the category and clusters.  

  • Provide insightful perspective to the GCO Category team on business and financial matters of the customer and consumer.  

  • Lead and own specific projects in Finance across GCO.

It is an opportunity to expand the job scope to suit aspirations/potential of high caliber candidate.

Your Skills:

For consideration, you must bring the following skills and behaviors to our team:

  • Experience of 2-5 years in similar role, in international environment ideally FMCG, Consumers’ Electronics or PC industry.

  • Expert Excel user. Ideally familiar with ESS base and Oracle.

  • Used to working in matrix/functional structure.

  • HES or University Degree. Fluent in English. Any other certification(s) and language(s) are a plus.

  • Enjoy fast changing business context in an informal culture. Capable to bring structure while enabling pace and controls.

  • Self motivated. Familiar with multicultural context.

  • At ease in communication with management.

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, age, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”

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