Newell Brands Sr. Manager, Operations Finance in Mogadore, Ohio
Position Title: Sr. Manager, Finance- Operations
Reports to: Director of Finance
Location: This role can sit in Mogadore, OH, Huntersville, NC, or Atlanta, GA
This Sr. Finance Manager - Operations position will have direct financial responsibility for the Food Division manufacturing operations & facilities. Key brands include Rubbermaid, FoodSaver, Ball, and Sistema. The Senior Finance Manager provides financial leadership to the organization in the planning and execution of the facilities financial goals and objectives. The individual should be comfortable communicating to all levels of the organization and able to develop strong working relationships in order to gather information and influence decision-making.
Provide direct financial leadership for Food division manufacturing and distribution operations including three manufacturing facilities and three distribution centers
Indirectly support four additional plants and three distribution centers that are managed by different divisions, but impact the Food division supply chain
Provide support to the Director of Operations Finance and overall finance leadership in the development and implementation of strategic vision, goals, and objectives
Team with operations leadership to drive annual make/deliver productivity targets and implement strategies to mitigate commodity and overhead inflation
Financial ownership of our manufacturing facilities investment planning, make vs. buy analytics, payback analysis, and post audit reviews
Partner with the operations team to drive improved factory efficiencies and a reduction in cost of failure. Analyze plant financials weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.
Evaluate current systems and processes and recommend appropriate value-added changes to enhance data reporting tools and information. Drive consistency and best practices in manufacturing financial tools and reporting capabilities across the business.
Responsible for quality, accuracy and timeliness of all data and analysis (including BRP margin walks and monthly reporting) .
Attract, retain, and develop the make/deliver operations finance team
Ensure US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley, Tax, Internal Audit and other statutory compliance
Providing support to multiple layers of management with ad hoc reporting
Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
CPA and/or MBA desired
7 to 10 years experience in accounting/finance field, with a minimum of 3 years in a manufacturing environment
Significant experience with SAP and Hyperion is strongly preferred
Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
Demonstrated record of solid career progression
Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
Demonstrated ability to foster and develop strong finance teams that partner with business teams to drive profitable growth
Ability to assess risks and opportunities within a complex business environment
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, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert 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.