Lennox Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis in Richardson, Texas
Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.
Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.
We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
This position reports directly to the Director of Finance for Lennox’s Worldwide Refrigeration segment. As a manager, the person in this position is responsible for the following:
Managing a team of two professionals in Richardson as well as multiple matrix relationships with finance staff in North America and Europe
Coordinating, consolidating and communicating the monthly financial forecasts
Prepares key standard and ad-hoc financial analyses to support internal financial reporting, planning and forecasting, including analysis of key P&L, balance sheet and cash flow metrics delivered to segment executives
Supporting the development of strategic initiatives and resulting planning assumptions that align with the segment's overall vision and its current and long-term business objectives
Coordinates with business units on the development of common performance metrics to support segment management in monitoring financial performance and determining actions to meet and exceed financial targets
Leads financial and process improvement projects at the segment and business unit level
Collaborates with business units and segment stakeholders to mitigate operational and financial risks ensuring adherence to Lennox’s internal controls
Position provides a high degree of visibility to segment President and CFO
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Leads communication with business units regarding the annual budget (“Frozen Annual Plan”) and Long-Range Plan requirements
Manages the most complex, large or difficult analysis projects; evaluates findings, prepares reports and makes recommendations to senior management
Evaluates the financial implications of proposed investments and transactions including Fx impact for international businesses
Leads, directs, evaluates and develops a team of financial professionals to ensure financial planning and analysis projects are conducted credibly and that recommendations and reports are accurate and timely
Analyzes, evaluates and develops forecasting models; identifies to management potential areas of opportunities and risks
Responsible for managing segment overhead spending budget/forecasting and allocations to business units
Ensures compliance with internal procedures and government regulations
Responsible for development and communication of the segment’s financial calendar
Requires a bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience; MBA and/or advanced certification (e.g., CPA) a plus
Requires at least 8 years of related experience and at least 3 years of experience as a people manager
Broad expertise in budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis; background in manufacturing industry a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, advanced Excel skills required
Advanced knowledge of enterprise and reporting systems (e.g., SAP, Hyperion, Qlik)
Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead and manage
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate across various levels and cross-culturally (i.e., Europe, Mexico and India-based support team)
Requisition # 2019-20077
Category Finance / Accounting
Shift / Hours Regular
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