Samsung Electronics America Senior Finance Manager - Investment Strategy & Business Intelligence in Plano, Texas
Role and Responsibilities
For more than 40 years, the name Samsung has been at the forefront of innovation. Samsung's discoveries, inventions, and breakthrough products have helped shape the history of digital evolution. Today, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Guided by a simple philosophy “Inspire the World, Create the Future” Samsung is committed to developing new technologies and innovative products that enhance the lives of its customers, employees, and the global community.
Samsung Electronics is the largest subsidiary of the Samsung Group, amounting to 70 percent of the group's revenue and reigning as the world's largest technology company with more than $200 billion in revenue. Globally the company has a presence in 80 countries and employs more than 270,000 people. Samsung is the world’s leading provider of mobile phones, smartphones, and tablet computers—fueled primarily by the popularity of the Samsung Galaxy line of devices—and produces a wide variety of products and components ranging from color and mono-laser printers and copiers, virtual desktop infrastructure, solid state drives, set-top boxes, TVs, LCD panels, lithium-ion batteries, semiconductors, chips, flash memory, and hard-drive devices.
Samsung Electronics USA is a $40-billion-dollar business with a vast portfolio of superior quality mobile and electronics products. The business also plays a leadership role globally for creating the best new and next-generation products and platforms. Samsung’s vision is to reach and engage the consumer through revolutionary retail stores and experience centers.
BUSINESS UNIT: Our Samsung Electronics America Retail Operations Team is a growing and best in class organization within Samsung worldwide. We continue to challenge the existing retail models and processes to makes this team the home for talented, driven, and creative professionals, who want to be on the front lines of consumer electronics sales. Our team relishes the opportunity to push Samsung’s retail capabilities to be the new paradigm for consumer engagement. With our partnerships with the top consumer electronics retailers and its own experiential sites, Retail Operations is delivering a consumer experience to maximize both sales and consumer satisfaction.
If you are an individual who looks forward to finding opportunity in the challenges of building the best and most effective retail experience, then Samsung Electronics America’s Retail Operations Team has a fulfilling home and work family for you.
Specific responsibilities include:
Lead Financial direction in support of the Retail Business Intelligence, Strategy and Innovation organizations with Finance, Planning and Analytics to drive the business towards our future vision
Lead the investment valuation of new initiatives, Test & Learn opportunities and Capital Committee support
Lead the tracking of performance metrics (MBOs, A/R etc), proactively analyze and assess business opportunities to drive operational and financial performance
Lead the management and balance of operating and marketing budget and spend across the teams being supported
Foster and maintain strong business partnerships with Division Controller and central finance teams to promote teamwork and organizational alignment including sharing best practices across divisions.
Prepare analysis for business reviews, annual budgets, and long range plans and provide insightful analysis
Support financial reviews with vendors, contracts and business planning needs across the organization
Drive monthly and quarterly business reviews with the organization being supported
Deliver reporting and analytics to a variety of key business stakeholders, utilizing appropriate data to effectively create actionable spending plans
Background & Competencies Required:
Minimum 12+ years of progressive experience in analytics, pricing, financial planning and analysis, with exposure to retail financials, accounting, and operating budget management.
Strong Retail, Analytics Agency or Consulting experience required. Previous experience in large retail/sales organizations highly preferred.
Results oriented, ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives and build organizational capability
Strong planning, operational, analytical and creative problem solving skills
Collaborative team player with strong interpersonal skills who can communicate with and relate to people at all levels in the organization
Ability to work independently, deal with ambiguity, and meet deadlines in a fast moving environment focused on growth
Comfortable working under pressure and able to multi-task and manage competing priorities
BS/BA in STEM, Business, Finance or Accounting. MBA/CFA preferred.
Must have analytics experience utilizing dedicated tools (ie SAS, SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx etc), SAP or similar software
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of PC software applications experience with solid Excel and PowerPoint skills
Independent thinking self-starter who’s developed strong working partnerships in global corporations (multi-lingual Korean a plus)
Necessary Skills and Attributes
Ability to advise sales staff to achieve customer sales objectives, team goals, and results within established time frames and requirements. The ability to develop specific sales and business plans and metrics, clearly define results to be achieved, make decisions, give direction, and measure individual/team performance and sales results. Skilled in developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with all appropriate levels within and outside the company to promote sales results. The ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple sales assignments and projects of own initiative The ability to read, interpret, and present sales documents, media materials, and contracts (or related information) to corporate legal and sales standards and philosophy. Demonstrated competency in persuasive communication skills using both oral and written modes for internal and external personnel at all management and staff organizational levels to obtain sales decisions to achieve sales quotas and to communicate technical information. Numerical accuracy (prices, product details, etc.) in all customer and internal communications where errors will result in crucial financial consequences to the company.
The ability to work independently and determine personal work schedule to be productive.
Ability to work in a team environment in order to achieve personal and team sales quotas and to complete assignments within established time frames. The ability to accept tasks and problems/situations that differ, requiring creativity to develop solutions to accomplish the desired goal. The ability to utilize implied knowledge of task alternatives and to make spontaneous decisions using past experience and the guidance of successful experiences of others. Interact with all levels within the organization and has frequent external contacts.
Work is generally performed in an office environment. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between 50% - 95% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable (90%+) work utilizing high visual acuity/detail, numeric/character distinction, and moderate hand/finger dexterity. The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time is under 25 pounds. Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenge, some language barriers, and project management deadlines. Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids include PC’s, printers, copiers, faxes,
and other equipment commonly associated with an office work area. May require working additional hours beyond normal schedule. Travel varies depending on position. Consistently demonstrates a commitment to policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.
Skills and Qualifications
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Samsung Electronics is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, and network systems, and the entire semiconductor industry with our memory, system LSI, foundry, and LED solutions. Samsung is also leading in the development of the Internet of Things through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health initiatives.
Since being established in 1969 , Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world’s leading technology companies, and become recognized as one of the top global brands. Our network now extends across the world, and Samsung takes great pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive our growth. To discover more, please visit our official newsroom at ( https://news.samsung.com/global/ ).
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