Newell Brands Manager, Commercial Finance in Chicago, Illinois
Job Title : Manager, Commercial Finance
Location: Chicago, IL
Reports To : Director, Commercial Finance
The Manager, Commercial Finance will support Target, Costco, Home Center, Grocery & Grey Markets.
Support the Sales Team to create, own and manage planning, reporting,and forecasting across all customers
Operate as an integral member of the Commercial organization involvedin Day-to-Day Impactful Business Decisions and Processes
Lead the financial forecasting and evaluation of sales initiativesincluding customer proposals, terms negotiations, events and post eventevaluations
Effectively makes decisions on more complex issues, consideringrelevant costs, benefits and risks.
Use accounting principles and knowledge of internal controls toprovide objective, timely, and accurate financial information
Work with Sales leadership to establish promotional spend strategy anddevelop customer and program level spending details to support the initiationof that strategy
Analyze monthly promotional spend actuals by product line to assureSales Finance forecast is aligned with plan, as well as ensure forecastingreflects changes to phasing
Work collaboratively with the demand planning team to ensure APOprojection align with Sale LE/Forecast
Develop and prepare monthly sales related KPIs and reports to supportbusiness wide performance reviews
Perform varied ad hoc analyses on the business across stated strategicpriorities and metrics versus our Plan Assumptions
Assist on Customer specific product development (GKM express) asneeded
Manage E/O and quarterly hot buy programs with Sales Planning
Manage & develop one direct report
Ad hoc analytics as needed
Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance orEconomics
Minimum 7-9 years of experience infinance/accounting
Experience in a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) environmentpreferred
Exhibits strong personal accountability & attention to detail
Comfortable working with and analyzing large amounts of data
Articulates views in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to connect the bigger picture to day to dayoperations of the organization
Ability to learn new financial information systems and data and towork between various IT systems efficiently and accurately
Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel andPowerPoint programs
Significant experience with SAP preferred
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