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Finance Leader- Distribution & Transportation

Company: Newell Brands
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Finance Leader- D&TLocation: Gastonia, NCReports to: Senior Manager, Finance DescriptionThe Finance Leader - D&T will support the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process as well as budgeting and forecasting cycles for the Gastonia, NC service center. He/she will additionally conduct financial reporting/analysis, forecasting, and variance analysis.Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed, timely, and accurate analysis for month-end close including journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Provide informative analysis for service centers including significant operating variances on a daily/weekly/monthly basis
  • Create and issue daily and weekly financial reports/metrics to the management team and be able to answer questions and provide additional analysis as requested
  • Assist with various audit and SOX requests
  • Weekly spend reviews with management team
  • Work with management team to create annual budget and monthly forecasts for service centers
  • Work with management team on understanding key financial metrics and cost controls
  • Work with management team on productivity idea generation, related financial analysis and monthly reporting of actual productivity results
  • Areas of responsibility could include: spend reporting/control within service centers, fixed assets/construction in progress, inventory/cycle count reporting/support, physical inventory, VAS operation tracking and variances
  • Support and assist in enforcing facility, divisional, corporate accounting policies and procedures
  • Support finance leadership with other ad-hoc requestsKey Qualifications:
    • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance.
    • Three or more years of experience in finance/accounting, some of which are preferred to be in a distribution environment.
    • Strong computer systems skills, with advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and databases (Excel - pivot tables/v-lookups).
    • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
    • Detail oriented, works with a sense of urgency, takes initiative and can work through multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude and works well in teams.
    • SAP Experience is a plus
    • Must be willing to work well in a dynamic changing environmentNewell 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.

Keywords: Newell Brands, Gastonia , Finance Leader- Distribution & Transportation, Professions , Gastonia, North Carolina

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