Newell Brands Accountant - Process Solutions in Greenville, South Carolina

Position Title: General Accountant

Reports to: Finance

Location: Greenville, SC

Job Summary:

The General Accountant will be a key resource to our team and the family of businesses we support, acting as a key resource for balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset accounting, intercompany transactions, and other GL duties.

Job Duties:

  • Supports key close activities including journal entries, reconciliations, fixed assets, and intercompany

  • Provides coverage for multiple geographic sites, using FAS to track additions and deletions, posting depreciation expense and preparing reconciliations

  • Responsible for compliance AFE (Authorization for Expenditure) policies, ensuring all capital expenditures are properly approved, tracked and reported

  • Monitors approval, capitalization, disposition and other workflows to ensure timely execution

  • Leads training, for geographic sites, on policy, process and controls

  • Reviews existing processes, recommending opportunities to streamline and standardize

  • Participates in strategic corporate projects and team continuous improvement initiatives

  • Supports internal and external audits, sales and use tax filings and federal tax filings

  • Performs individual assignments as directed by management team

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with stakeholders at all levels

  • Maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary for assigned responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • CPA / MBA preferred

  • 2+ years in corporate accounting environment

  • Public accounting experience preferred

  • SAP, FAS, FDM and HFM preferred

  • Advanced MS Excel skills, managing spreadsheets and using advanced formulas

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

  • Project management considered a plus

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.