Lennox Director, Financial Planning & Analysis in Richardson, Texas

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

The Director, Financial Planning & Analysis will be responsible for the following:

  • Coordinating, consolidating and communicating the monthly financial forecasts for the corporation.

  • Supporting the development of business planning assumptions and leading communication with business units regarding the annual budget (“Frozen Annual Plan”) and Long-Range Plan requirements.

  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of Hyperion consolidation and planning/forecasting systems and tools.

  • Managing a team of five professionals in Richardson as well as the HFM Administrator located in India.

This position will perform the following:

  • Support the preparation of standard and ad-hoc financial analyses to support external and internal financial reporting, planning and forecasting, including analysis of key P&L, balance sheet and cash flow metrics as necessary.

  • Support the preparation of the Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) for Form 10-Q and Form 10-K SEC filings.

  • Support the Vice President - Investor Relations, CFO and CEO in preparation of quarterly earnings releases and analyst conference calls and events.

  • Provide the basis for determining and updating external earnings guidance.

  • Coordinate with business units on the development of common performance metrics to support management in monitoring financial performance and determining actions to meet and exceed financial targets.

  • Manage the development and maintenance of Hyperion financial reporting and analysis tools to streamline forecast development and consolidation processes and improve analytical capabilities for key financial metrics and operational drivers.

  • Prepare financial information provided to the Company’s Board of Directors, used for compensation metrics, financing activities, acquisition and divestiture transactions and other business decisions.

  • Perform financial modeling to support accounting and planning for both short-term and long-term executive compensation.

  • Support corporate accounting department with periodic analysis, research, and cross-functional projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or equivalent.

  • MBA and / or advanced certification (e.g. CPA) preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.

  • Broad expertise in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial operations analysis.

  • Broad knowledge of best practices in financial analysis, accounting and reporting requirements.

  • In depth knowledge of Hyperion systems, especially Essbase.

  • Expert written and verbal communication skills and strong project management abilities.

Requisition # 2018-14540

Category Finance / Accounting

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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