• EWS FP&A Manager

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a FP&A Manager to join the Electrical Wiring Systems Team in West Hartford, CT. The individual in the role leads the Financial Planning & Analysis efforts in supporting the VP of Finance in providing in-depth analysis of financial results to senior management to assist in business decision making. Help VP Finance in leading the annual budgeting, various forecasting and closing processes. Works closely with various Business Units to understand the business drivers, review investments, ensure that said investments align with strategic goals and meet financial performance requirements.


    About Legrand

    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


    Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


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    Equal Opportunity Employer





    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; MBA or CPA desired


    • Minimum 8 years of professional experience. Solid financial planning and analysis/ budgeting experience with a demonstrated track record of results. Accounting experience a plus.


    • Strong financial planning & analysis skills and general accounting / finance background required for this position. Experience in leading teams in an intense, goal-driven environment.
    • Demonstrated financial acumen through strong performance feedback
    • Results driven with a track record of success in a wide variety of endeavors
    • Collaborative – recognized for effective relationship building skills
    • High energy; a can-do attitude when challenges occur
    • Naturally takes on challenging assignments
    • Strong organizational values and integrity
    • Speaks with confidence – carries him or herself with executive presence
    • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software.  Expert level Microsoft Excel skills are required.  Experience with Microsoft Access or other database experience is a plus.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution skills required. 
    • Requires close attention to detail, ability to audit work to identify issues and implement processes to prevent errors. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load.
    • Must have the ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to work independently as well as within a variety of teams.  Must be able to handle all types of personalities and relate to people at all levels of the organization.
    • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions.
    • Must have solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business.
    • Limited travel within US, Canada and Mexico required.


    Position Attributes

    Main Job Duties:

    • Leads development of annual budget and various forecast targets.
    • Support monthly close process. Preparation of consolidated financial package for the division including all metrices (sales, price, mix, SG&A, operations, productivity). Results analysis and business drivers year over year and vs. Budget and forecast.
    • Partner with Business unit financial team and management to actively manage budget attainment.
    • Understanding not just the numbers – but the business activity and actively providing input to management as to decision making and strategic direction.
    • Acts as liaison between local business team and Legrand North and Central America / Group FP&A.
    • Assists VP of Finance with ad-hoc projects.


    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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