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Newell Brands Senior Accountant - Appliances & Cookware in Boca Raton, Florida

Job Title: Senior Accountant, Appliance & Cookware

Reports To: Manager, Consolidations

Location: Boca Raton, FL

The Senio Accountant's primary objective is to assist with the monthly close and financial reporting for the consolidated Appliances & Cookware (A&C) group. The individual must have strong systems knowledge including SAP, Excel and HFM, be a team-player and an independent team member with strong communication and analytical skills.

Duties and responsibilities

This is not an exhaustive list as the employee may be required to perform duties outside those listed below.

  • Assistwith financial close and reporting for A&C consolidated includingjournal entry preparation, account reconciliations, audits, analysis andreporting.

  • Performannual revenue recognition testing to validate transit tables accuracy inthe revenue recognition process.

  • Preparethe monthly writing of the Financial Management Reporting (Balance Sheet)

  • Assistwith the preparation for and responses to periodic audits (quarterly andSOX/internal audits)

  • Preparevarious ad hoc reports to support management requests.

  • Variousprojects requiring the development of reporting creation and subsequentanalyses utilizing Excel, SAP, AFW,Power BI and HFM.

  • Preparemonthly account reconciliations for consolidation group including, but notlimited to Customer Funds, Bonus, E&O.

  • Supportquarterly E&O analysis.

  • Leadmonthly mapping related to close activities.

  • Supportthe Consolidation Manager on HFM initiatives.

The Sr. Accounting Analyst is not expected to be proficient in all areas when the assignment commences, but he or she must demonstrate strong analytical, communication and finance skills to add value to the monthly close and reporting process. The person also must be able to work independently and plan his or her work to achieve specified objectives. He or she must also be able to collaborate with other professionals in the accounting team, other business units and functional areas.

  • Excellent knowledge of USGAAP concepts.

  • B.S. in Accounting preferred.

  • 2-4 years work experience in general accounting department.

  • Individual must be proficient in SAP and Excel.

  • HFM experience preferred.

Newell Brands (NYSE: 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, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington 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 Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.