Newell Brands Financial Systems Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Financial Systems Analyst

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Manager, Global Financial Systems

Newell Brands is looking for an individual to become part of the Global Financial Systems team responsible for the development, effective operations and training of mission-critical financial systems at Newell Brands. He/she will work with business partners in defining, designing and implementing solutions to meet the reporting and analysis needs of Newell's worldwide finance organization.

Additionally, he/she will have responsibility for applications deployment, system enhancements, financial reports development, and end-user support.

He/she will be primarily involved in developing, maintaining and supporting financial applications within the Oracle EPM suite of solutions, including: Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management (FDMEE) and associated reporting tools such as Hyperion Financial Reports and the Smart View Microsoft Office add-in.

The candidate must be highly motivated with a team focus, and demonstrate the ability to operate effectively under tight deadlines in a rapidly changing and highly competitive environment. He/she must also possess the skills necessary to present effective training and systems updates to a worldwide finance user community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain a strong knowledge of finance functions and understand the reporting needs of the business.

  • Work closely with end-users to define, translate and refine business requirements for creating and enhancing reporting and analysis capabilities

  • Develop, implement, and continually audit financial system solutions via a consistent application of policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of the systems

  • Make required updates to the Oracle EPM suite of products to affect required business changes, including (but not limited to):

  • Master data (metadata) elements, structures, hierarchies, attributes and properties

  • Business rules and calculation scripts

  • User data input forms

  • Standardized financial reports

  • Trouble shoot financial system process and configuration issues; partner with IT infrastructure resources in the resolution of system issues

  • Create and document detailed processes and procedures around financial systems to ensure accurate and timely execution of same

  • Support monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close & forecasting processes

  • Maintain all monthly and quarterly run parameters on a timely basis

  • Ensure all automated update routines are executing as designed

  • Respond on a timely basis to all system issues and/or irregularities

  • Keep management and the rest of the team timely informed of issues and developments

  • Ensure accurate results from all system modifications and enhancements via structured and thorough testing procedures

  • Provide end-user support and training for all worldwide users of the Oracle EPM suite

  • Other financial systems duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance,Information Systems

  • 1-3 years of finance/financial systemsexperience

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office tools preferred(proficiency required)

  • Strong understanding of financial reportingconcepts and processes

  • Solid understanding of multi-currencyenvironments and foreign currency translation

  • Strong analytical ability to identify, defineand facilitate implementation of group initiatives

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills,both written and verbal

  • Well organized and able to handle multipleassignments

  • Able to work both independently and as a memberof a team; goal oriented

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.