Financial Analyst - Sales Controlling

Apply Job ID 53430297840 Date posted 04/03/2024

With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries and business activities in over 150 countries, LEDVANCE is one of the world's leading general lighting companies for professional customers and end-consumers. Our product brand LEDVANCE stands for innovative luminaires, smart lighting solution as well as electronic components.
One of the world's leaders in general lighting for lighting professionals as well as end users, offering:
  • A broad variety of LED luminaires
  • Advanced LED lamps
  • Intelligent, networked Smart Home & Smart Building solutions
  • Traditional light sources
  • Emerged from the general lighting business of OSRAM, now owned by Chinese lighting company MLS Co., LTD. (MLS)
  • Decades of experience in the general lighting market
  • Powerful sales & logistics network globally
  • Long-standing customer relationships
  • Strong research & development capabilities
  • The Role
  • This role will report to our Headquarters Controller. Primary responsibility will be month end closing of sales and cost of sales, sales forecast consolidation and reporting, pension fund and deferred compensation plan reconciliations, as well as other aspects of reporting needed to support our Trade, Retail and ECOM sales teams.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
  • Month end close of sales and cost of sales, including:
  • Weekly review and reconciliation of sales, sales programs, and standard margin
  • Processing of accounting journal entries
  • Identifying and escalating sales discrepancies
  • Creating monthly reporting for management review
  • Monthly forecast and budget consolidation for HQ submissions
  • Monthly pension fund and deferred compensation plan administration and reconciliations
  • Managing and maintaining the US sales databases (Essbase) to ensure alignment with SAP
  • Ad hoc requests to support the business as required

Individual Requirements
  • Business degree, with database management or lighting industry experience a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) is required, Advanced Excel Skills preferred
  • SAP ERP hands-on experience would be desirable
  • Other: Excellent communication, analytical and conceptual thinking, information seeking, confident, customer service orientated, presentation skills, collaboration, organizational awareness & commitment, ability to deliver in fast-paced environment

  • Relocation assistance is not available with this position.
  • Work sponsorship is not available with this position.
  • This is a hybrid position with required in-office days and option of remote work 1-2 days

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