Newell Brands Manager, Operations Finance in Boca Raton, Florida

Position Title: Manufacturing Manager, Operations Finance – Appliances and Cookware

Location: Boca Raton, FL

Reports To: Senior Manager, Operations Finance

This position is responsible for driving aspects of operational finance budgeting, forecasting and reporting, specific to areas of manufacturing. Focused on the North American region, will provide support to the manufacturing facilities; work with manufacturing plants to develop annual budgets, monthly forecasts and regular reporting; with Procurement team on component inventory sourced from primarily Asia and North America; and with multiple business units on a variety of costing and financial support. This role will collaborate with Planning, Accounting and Business Units to ensure operations functions drive Appliances and Cookware to the highest financial results


  • Develop annual manufacturing budgets formanufacturing facilities

  • Ensure accurate annual costing of operational functions, including manufacturingSIC’s

  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of businessreview metrics, operations reporting analytics, regular cost savings reportingwith Transformation Office, and ad hoc operations finance requirements

  • Work in conjunction with IT and other operationsgroups to support systemic process changes in ERP platform across facilities

  • Refine management reporting tools to clearlycommunicate both tactical operations efforts and long term strategic plans for operationsfunctions

  • Using operational metrics, and working with Senior Finance,establish and achieve year-over-year improvements in cost of manufacturingcomponents

  • Partner with business units to collaborativelysupport new product introductions at manufacturing sites, including developmentof GPDP processes aligned with growing manufacturing opportunities

  • Work with operations teams to launch new functionaloperation support processes and financial reporting in US operations


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance from anaccredited university; Masters of Business Administration preferable

  • At least 5 years of manufacturing experience in financialbudgeting, reporting and/or accounting in consumer driven industries

  • Demonstrated experience in developing long-termgoals and building a team to drive those goals.

  • Global experience, working with members ofdifferent business units, utilizing language and cultural skills required inglobal work environment

  • Must have demonstrated strong interpersonal skillsand ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel within ateam environment

  • Strong skills working in a team environment.

  • Must have experience maintaining high level ofactivity working with several projects simultaneously.

  • Travel approximately 20% - primarily domestictravel

Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, Aprica®, Goody®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Coleman®, First Alert®, FoodSaver®, Jostens®, K2®, NUK®, Oster®, Rawlings®, Sunbeam® and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.