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Manager, Finance

Country : USA USA

Region : Georgia

County : Fulton County

Town : ATLANTA

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Newell Brands is a leading $8.5B consumer products company with a portfolio of iconic brands such as Graco®, Coleman®, Oster®, Rubbermaid® and Sharpie®, and 28,000 talented employees around the world. Our high-performance culture, unparalleled curiosity about the world around us, and talented people fuel our success. Our culture is enabled through our core values which guide all we do and how we win as One Newell. They are Integrity, Teamwork, Passion for Winning, Ownership & Leadership.

The Manager, Finance - FP&A will support the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process as well as budgeting and forecasting cycles for the Writing business unit globally. They will additionally conduct financial analysis providing the necessary support to deliver solid financial results and business analytics for the segment through permanent interaction with multiple regional and functional stakeholders. This position reports to the Senior Manager, FP&A - Learning and Development Segment.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Work with regional teams to explain and interpret key drivers of monthly performance
  • Provide detailed analysis of core sales, gross margin, A&P, and overhead trends by analyzing comparisons to the prior year, annual operating plan, and last estimate
  • Partner with cross functional teams to develop sales and gross margin walks and commentary
  • Coordinate and consolidate the rolling forecast to monitor and provide early visibility of changes in business trends to the Senior Manager of FP&A and segment CFO
  • Evaluate working capital forecasts from the regional teams
  • Assist in the preparation of balance sheet and income statement analytics
  • Identify and implement process improvement and automation opportunities to increase productivity that optimizes data efficiency and quality
  • Ad hoc financial analysis projects and report preparation (frequent)
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations and reporting decks for business reviews, monthly reporting and others as required
The Candidate

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA or CMA preferred
  • 5 years of combined experience in finance/accounting related fields
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); SAP/Hyperion is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-starter with the ability to handle many tasks simultaneously and properly prioritize responsibilities. Must see routine tasks through to completion
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment dealing with many different departments
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, accuracy and overall quality of work as work involves summarizing and integrating information, checking details, verifying calculations, critical evaluation, and logical analysis of data
  • Possess a thorough understanding of financial statements and relationships between the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statements
Newell and its Business Units are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

','Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz. We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
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