Analyst, Operations Finance - Entry Level

Newell Brands
Winchester, VA
Nov 30, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Part of the Operations Finance team, with involvement in financial reporting/analysis, monthly/annual closing, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and balance sheet reconciliations.KEY DUTIES: Provide detailed, timely, and accurate analysis for month-end close including journal entries and reconciliations. Provide informative analysis for operations and/or distribution 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 members of the local management team Work with management team to create annual budget and monthly forecasts for operations and/or distribution Work with management team to assist in their understanding of 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 operations and/or distribution, fixed assets/construction in progress, royalty accruals/reporting/payment submittal, inventory/cycle count reporting/support, physical inventory, material price or usage variance, and/or cost accounting/annual standards Support and assist in enforcing facility, divisional, corporate and accounting policies and procedures Support plant controller with other ad-hoc requestsREQUIREMENTS: BS/BA in Accounting or Finance or evidence of currently working toward completion of that degree. Two to five or more years of experience in finance/accounting, some of which are preferred to be in a manufacturing environment. Strong computer skills, with advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and databases (Excel pivot tables/v-lookups). Excellent analytical and organizational skills, enjoys frequent interaction with others. 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 environment This role is 45-50 hours/week and may require additional time as needed for key deadlinesNewell 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.