Commercial Finance Director, Cooper Lighting Solutions
Job TitleCommercial Finance Director, Cooper Lighting SolutionsJob DescriptionCooper Lighting Solutions. We build forward–thinking lighting solutions that make people's lives safer, while making buildings, homes and cities smarter and more sustainable. We deliver an industry–leading portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting, lighting controls and smart lighting systems.Cooper Lighting Solutions is a business unit of Signify, the world leader in lighting. Together we have a shared purpose to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.Working as a Commercial Finance Director at Cooper Lighting Solutions is dynamic. You'll be responsible for partnering with channel sales leaders, marketing directors, buying groups, third party sales agents, and the retail leadership team to ensure financial and business plans link with the strategic goals while at the same time recommend strategies for maximizing profit and delivering gross margin performance.What you'll doPartner with US Commercial buying group and retail teams in identifying, delivering, & executing strategic priorities & business decisionsEffectively communicate actual versus projected results to leadership teams.Manage buying group, PartnerEdge, third–party agent, and retail customer base and growth incentive programs. Ensure program reserves are adequately reserved, eligible sales are reconciled quarterly with channel partners and payouts are completed accurately, timely, and in accordance with internal approval requirements.Support global consolidation of buying group, third–party agent, retail, and other distributor sales and incentive program internal and external reporting requirements.Establish process standardization for the US, Canada, Mexico, and the UK.What you'll needBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from accredited institution8+ years of accounting/financial experienceSAP or comparable ERP system experience, along with strong PC skills including excellent proficiency with Excel and PowerpointCross–functional leadership skills with demonstrated ability to interact and lead at all levels of an organizationExcellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing; ability to clearly explain financial information to a variety of audiences. Excellent analytical and strategic skillsAbout Cooper Lighting Solutions We question, we seek, and we solve. Because building a better world means asking tough questions and pushing harder for answers. Together with our customers, we create solutions that build a better world. At Cooper Lighting Solutions, we push past the ordinary to build brighter.What we promiseWe're committed to the continuous development of our employees, using our learning to shape the future of light and create a sustainable future.Join the undisputed leader in the lighting industry and be part of our diverse global team. #WeAreSignify #SignifyLifeAny and all information you share with us as part of your application procedure will be assessed during the application processPlease be informed that unless our vacancy explicitly references a third party recruitment agency, Signify does not engage with third–party agencies. Applications should be made directly to our career site.