Manager, Inventory Accounting Reporting Analysis

Logitech   •  

Newark, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 111 days ago

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Logitech is currently seeking an exceptional Inventory Accounting Manager to become part of a Corporate Controllership team primarily working with our Business Group General Managers, Business Group Finance Liaison and other Accounting functions. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter with great interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills, who is looking to contribute significantly to a strong and fast-paced group.

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

Responsibilities

  • Developing reports and insights supporting the business as it continues to grow (i.e. building dashboards, automating inventory accounting, etc.)
  • Automating inventory reserve and warranty reserve accounting models.
  • Prepare and analyze comprehensive and detailed reports.
  • Provide analytical and operational support to the business units.
  • Conduct analysis and develop insights that improve the quality of decision making.
  • Collaborate with the Corporate FP&A, Supply Chain, Procurement, Customer care, other Accounting etc teams on inventory position and close deliverables.
  • Build strong relationships and foster teamwork within the Controllership team, overall finance, and business partners.
  • Record the key accounting estimate of inventory reserves and warranty reserves on quarterly basis with high accuracy.
  • Complete ad hoc requests and develop new models if needed (e.g. acquisition).
  • Understand and communicate financial results and trends to business management and make recommendations.
  • Co-ordinate cross functionally with business partners on Inventory balances and any business exceptions.
  • Analyze warranty trends and liabilities.
  • Create presentation slides and dashboards to executive management on inventory/warranty data.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors on inventory accounting and clear the audit with no adjustment.
  • Perform controls in the inventory reserve and warranty reserve process to be SOX 404 compliant.
  • Develop the team and build up success path for the team.

Key Qualifications:

  • 4 - 6 years of progressive development in Finance or Accounting
  • Advanced proficiency in standard software applications including experience with arrays, nested formulae, index/match, lookups, and pivot tables; working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Hyperion Essbase and Oracle; database relationship structure knowledge
  • Manage large amounts of financial data with the highest degree of accuracy; experience in building/maintaining/ improving financial models preferred
  • Expert in using MS excel to automate processes and create new models
  • Ability to understand various systems and integrate / automate information extracted
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to provide in-depth analysis and apply managerial accounting concepts, customer intelligence gathering, forecasting, analytical and statistical problem solving, financial, accounting, business and budget analysis.
  • Customer driven with good oral and written communications skills and strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the practices, procedures and principles of performance analysis (trending, root cause and gap analysis) benchmarking and audit compliance
  • Position requires routine interaction with key internal and external stakeholders, executives, directors, managers and staff across the organization.
  • A passion for problem-solving, identifying trends and turning confusion into comprehension Education
  • Bachelor or Equivalent degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Engineering; MBApreferred but not required

In addition, preferable skills and behaviors include:

  • Real passion for data visualization (proficiency in Tableau preferred)
  • Some SQL/basic coding knowledge preferred.