Segment Finance Controller

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    Minato, Japan
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Segment Finance Controller


本ポジションでは、Segment Finance Controllerとして担当する事業部のビジネスを推進し、事業部門長のビジネスパートナーとして重要な役割を担っていただきます。また、CF (Commercial Finance)SPO(Strategic Planning & Operations)



In this role, you will be advising the business partners on all finance-related issues and making operational decisions that significantly impact the employee experience in that client group. This requires a broad understanding of the Japan Field support environment as well as each BU's strategy and the marketplace, as well as the discipline to propose and implement fiscally responsible choices under pressure.


You will also assume leadership position within the Japan Sales & Services Finance team towards the Business Leaders, requiring engagement across the finance teams, including Commercial Finance (CF), FP&A, and Partner Finance.


Your key responsibilities will be:


·      Oversees and directs the financial operations of an assigned client group

·      Responsible for the development and maintenance of planning and budgeting systems, the analysis and interpretation of financial trends, forecasting and preparation of financial and management reports

·      Provides the control process to support company policies and procedures and ensure proper accounting practices as stated in GAAP

·      Develops a strong relationship with operating management to ensure that both operational and financial plans are created and implemented to achieve the business and company goals. This includes understanding and integrating the pricing, promotions, deals and cost reduction impacts on the tactical and strategic plans.

·      Applies expert knowledge and understanding of financial and accounting principles within the related discipline, including systems and interdependencies of such systems; participates in planning, developing and implementing of accounting system improvements



Who You'll Work With


You would work as part of finance team supporting the compliance process & audit of the accounting processes, timely performance reporting, decision analysis, business insights and forecasting/ planning for management.


Who You Are


·      BS Degree in Finance/Accounting/Business, Master or MBA and ACCA, CIMA

·      At least 12 years of financial related experience in Japan, preferably in a large multinational company, supported sales business group before.

·      High proficiency in English & Japanese (written & spoken)

·      Expects to work across a varied set of internal and external partners, including non-finance functions, while understanding capabilities and limitations of current systems and processes.

·      Able to develop good understanding of the business, the significant drivers and the management team's needs

·      Provides sound advice on utilizing financial resources effectively and enable the business to plan ahead accordingly

·      Maintains a high level of integrity and objectivity as well as championing Cisco's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.

·      A good interpersonal and communications skills, a strong team player with a can-do attitude and focus on a win-win philosophy

·      A self-starter who is able to work under pressure

·      A strong ability to lead and work across boundaries is also critical to the success of this position.

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