Newell Brands Financial Analyst - Operations in Boca Raton, Florida

Reference Code: 1702246

Position Title: Financial Analyst, Operations - Appliances & Cookware

Location: Boca Raton, FL

Reports to: VP, Planning & Finance

The Operations Financial Analyst primarily supports Appliances & Cookware Operations including the Procurement organization and Global Warranty from a financial analysis and reporting standpoint. Responsibilities include facilitating the annual plans, reporting the monthly actual and forecasted results, serving as liaison between Warranty teams and the business units and between Procurement team and customers (Business Units, Factories), and providing internal customers with value add analytics to support business decisions.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in facilitating the annual plan for the Global Warranty team

  • Establish and conduct monthly forecast and reporting metrics for Global Warranty

  • Develop system driven tools to facilitate warranty rate analysis by category, SKU

  • Prepare and distribute the monthly variance forecast for financial and rate impact

  • Assist in forecast review meetings with the business unit

  • Develop tracking, forecast and reporting tools in support of global procurement operations

  • Prepare corporate reports for resin, copper and various commodity hedging/consumption reports

  • Prepare monthly results/forecast detail for global material quality, supply and pricing, in conjunction with manufacturing facilities

  • Support new component sourcing initiatives with ad hoc cost analyses for regional sources of supply

  • Aid in guiding the business unit finance directors in understanding the commodity and foreign currency exposure

  • Assist in gathering explanations from the factory on monthly material price variances

  • Track cost savings initiatives and ensure accuracy

  • Respond to ad hoc business unit requests

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in finance or a related field

  • At least two years' experience in cost accounting/finance

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Strong analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to interpret results and draw and present conclusions

  • Demonstrated data mining ability with high degree of accuracy

  • Self starter who seeks out information and takes initiative

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

About Newell Brands:

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.