Newell Brands Staff Accountant - Global Business Services (GBS) in Fishers, Indiana


Position Title: Staff Accountant - Global Business Services (GBS)

Location: Fishers, IN

Reports To: Accounting and Consolidations Manager

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant will be a key resource to our team and the family of businesses we support, acting as a key financial close resource and leading the accounting for over $145M in fixed assets.

Job Duties:

  • Supports the Accounting and Consolidations Manager in maintaining an efficient closing process

  • Performs key close activities - preparing/reviewing journal entries and performing reconciliations

  • Accounting and reporting leader for fixed assets, covering multiple sites and business units, 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 sites and business units 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 such individual assignments as management may direct

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

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



  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA or equivalent experience

  • 2 years in corporate accounting environments, preferably multi-layered, global organizations

  • 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 experience is 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.

Organization: Newell Brands - Corporate

Title: Staff Accountant - Global Business Services (GBS)

Location: United States-Indiana-Fishers

Requisition ID: 340693