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Newell Brands Manager, Development Finance in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title : Manager, Development Finance

Location: Chicago, IL

Reports To : Director, Commercial Finance


The Manager, Development Finance will support Target, Costco, Home Center, Grocery & Grey Markets.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the Sales Team to create, own and manage planning, reporting,and forecasting across all customers

  • Operate as an integral member of the Commercial organization involvedin Day-to-Day Impactful Business Decisions and Processes

  • Lead the financial forecasting and evaluation of sales initiativesincluding customer proposals, terms negotiations, events and post eventevaluations

  • Effectively makes decisions on more complex issues, consideringrelevant costs, benefits and risks.

  • Use accounting principles and knowledge of internal controls toprovide objective, timely, and accurate financial information

  • Work with Sales leadership to establish promotional spend strategy anddevelop customer and program level spending details to support the initiationof that strategy

  • Analyze monthly promotional spend actuals by product line to assureSales Finance forecast is aligned with plan, as well as ensure forecastingreflects changes to phasing

  • Work collaboratively with the demand planning team to ensure APOprojection align with Sale LE/Forecast

  • Develop and prepare monthly sales related KPIs and reports to supportbusiness wide performance reviews

  • Perform varied ad hoc analyses on the business across stated strategicpriorities and metrics versus our Plan Assumptions

  • Assist on Customer specific product development (GKM express) asneeded

  • Manage E/O and quarterly hot buy programs with Sales Planning

  • Manage & develop one direct report

  • Ad hoc analytics as needed

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance orEconomics

  • Minimum 7-9 years of experience infinance/accounting

  • Experience in a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) environmentpreferred

  • Exhibits strong personal accountability & attention to detail

  • Comfortable working with and analyzing large amounts of data

  • Articulates views in a clear and concise manner.

  • Ability to connect the bigger picture to day to dayoperations of the organization

  • Ability to learn new financial information systems and data and towork between various IT systems efficiently and accurately

  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel andPowerPoint programs

  • Significant experience with SAP preferred

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.