Business Finance Manager

Finance Group Munich, Germany


Position at Logitech

The Role:

The purpose of this job is to drive sales growth and profitability, as well as strong controls over the financial planning and reporting of the sales channel and top accounts. The objective is to drive financially sound decisions that are consistent with the Business Group’s (BG) Strategies, the EMEA Region’s priorities and more generally the interest of the Company overall. The BFM plays a key role in offering an unbiased and independent view on the business and the decision that need to be taken. She/he is a key enabler who ensures decisions of the EMEA Sales & Marketing VP and Finance Director are implemented.

The primary business interactions in that position are the Sales Channel Lead and Key Account Managers (KAM). From a functional side, there are frequent interactions with the region finance team as well as the EMEA Finance Director and Sales & Marketing VP.

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 EMEA 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:

Move fast.  Speak up.  Decide and own.  Drive change.  Exceed customer needs.  These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech.

In this role you will:

  • Support the Channel Lead in making financially sound decisions to drive profitable sales growth.
  • Lead the financial planning process for the top accounts, secure transparency of assumptions & integrity of data. The BFM ensures that plans reflected in the forecast submissions can be reasonably achieved and/or that material deviations to these plans are transparently communicated.
  • Monitor, control, analyze and report the financial performance and sales investment budgets of the accounts.
  • Provide thoughtful advice and influence to achieve growth with optimized profitability through data-based analytics, budget management, investment optimization and product mix.
  • Analyze and drive coherent pricing strategies across the sales channels.

Your Skills:

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

  • Experience of 4/5 years in similar role, in international environment like FMCG, Consumers’ Electronics or PC industry
  • FP&A Experience is a must
  • Expert XL user. Ideally familiar with ESS base and Oracle.
  • Used to working in matrix/functional structure.
  • University Degree.
  • Fluent in German and English
  • 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 age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”  

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