Newell Brands Financial Operations Analyst in Aurora, Illinois
JobTitle: Financial OperationsAnalyst
ReportsTo: Director, Finance Operations &Accounting
GENERALPURPOSE OF JOB: The Financial Operations Analyst will be a key member of the Finance team preparing, analyzing and presenting financial operations metrics. This role will also be a key player in helping the company over-deliver on productivity savings for project Fuel.
ESSENTIALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Detailed Accounts Payable reporting by vendor and spend category totrack purchases and payments
Forecasting Accounts Payable and performing variance analysis todetermine root cause issues and take corrective action when necessary
Load 4 wall cost data in Power BI for manufacturing facilities anddistribution centers.
Prepare Distribution Center expense report and review with DC managerduring the close process to ensure all expenses are captured appropriately
Preparation of monthly operating expense report by cost center andvariance analysis. Additionally, workingwith cost center owners on annual plan and quarterly forecasts.
Assist with Project FUEL, our initiative to generate significantproductivity savings
Prepare and present monthly financial schedules
P&L and BS variance analysis and investigation between plan/forecastand expected results
Analyze outbound freight spend
Perform various monthly self-audits of key controls
Various ad hoc analysis and projects to assist with management of the business
Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting or related field, CPA or CMA aplus
3+ years’ experience
Experience with SAP, HFM and NBPlan a plus
Advanced Excel skills
Ability to be a self-starter andtake ownership of tasks and see them to completion
Great communication, inter-personal skills for interaction with variousinternal stakeholders
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.