Sales Finance Controller - France
Paris, Paris Region, France
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big! You will become a member of the Sales Finance team at Apple. With approximately 150 employees based across EMEIA, this team works with the Sales function to provide outstanding commercial and financial support. Being part of the Sales Finance team means obsessing over the customer experience; when problem solving, stripping out what is not essential and focussing on what is; demanding the very best from yourself and the rest of the team; blazing the right path of action, zeroing in on what is essential and letting go of what is not; being part of a high performing team and connecting with others, asking for help when needed and going out of your way to help others succeed.
- Strong understanding of Channel business models.
- Demonstrable track record in leading change and business improvement.
- Ability to deal with ambiguity.
- Consistent record of successfully leading teams, (virtual and direct).
- Innovative team based player.
- Excellent communication and influencing skills.
- Proficient in spoken and written English.
You will work alongside the key Sales leaders to help develop and grow our business in France, one of the largest markets in the Region. A key player in long and short term business planning which focuses on units, revenue, OPEX, new investments, headcount and target setting. Actively participate in the fortnightly unit forecast process, ensuring key sales actions are being identified and executed to maximise opportunities and minimise risks. Help craft compelling offers with sales teams that meet our financial criteria and help grow the business. Monitor return on investments, formulating and implementing recommendations as appropriate. Lead all aspects of channel expansion, development and rationalisation. Ensure robust control processes and compliance are maintained across all activities, including OPEX, demand generation, business development funds, point of sale investments and headcount planning. Support Global Finance Shared Services and Tax teams for recurring and investigative statutory matters. Support Credit & Collections teams with critical issues and channel credit related matters. Lead and develop the French finance team, providing guidance and coaching beyond functional responsibility. Key participant in the Western Europe Sales finance and France Country Leadership team.
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