Newell Brands Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis - CCS Division in Huntersville, North Carolina


Position Title: Sr. Director, FP&A - CCS Division

Location: Huntersville, NC

Reports to: Division CFO

Job Summary:

The Director, FP&A will lead the global Financial Planning and Analysis function for the CCS segment. In addition, provide finance and accounting expertise to the Commercial & Supply Chain Finance team as they execute the Segments’ growth strategies. The Director will support the estimate process, the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process, budgeting and forecasting, monthly operations and business reviews, and quarterly detailed account reconciliation review. The Director will also conduct financial reporting and analysis to assess and identify the risks and opportunities, and develop analytics that measures key performance indicators to drive accountability. This position will also oversee compliance with all applicable Sarbanes-Oxley and statutory requirements related to the position.

Job Description:

  • Collaborate with the CCS Segment’s,regional and center led teams to coordinate timely and accurate closing,budgeting & forecasting cycle.Analyze monthly results and/or trending data to support the monthlyestimate, and include risk and opportunity assessments.

  • Support the VP of Finance in theoverall Financial Management of segments

  • Provide Project Management and RiskManagement Leadership

  • Optimize the corporation’s overheadspend (Selling, General, & Administrative) through strategic and analyticalevaluation of current spend, identification of improvements and efficienciesand execution of activities to improve return on investment.

  • Support the monthly performancereporting activities including timely and insightful commentary on performancecompared to the prior year and to estimates.

  • Ensure full internal control measuresare in place and complied with in accordance the guidelines of internal andexternal audit and more specifically, Sarbanes-Oxley.

  • Evaluate current systems and processesand recommend appropriate value-added changes to enhance the monthly forecastprocess and enhance the reporting system utilization.

  • Provide strong leadership andcommunication to the business.

  • Provide career development andcoaching/mentoring to the Financial Planning & Analysis staff using theNewell Brands’ individual performance management process.


  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance orEconomics. MBA/CPA Preferred.

  • 10 - 15 years ofexperience in finance/accounting, preferably in a Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)environment.

  • Minimum of 5 years ina supervisory or management role.

  • Significant experiencewith SAP and Hyperion is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstratedleadership and communication skills.

  • Demonstratedaccomplishments in the areas of finance and accounting.

  • Strong sales and marketing finance experience required.

  • Demonstrated ability to foster and develop strongfinance teams that collaborate with cross functional business teams to drivegrowth and profitability.

  • Ability to assess risks and opportunities withincomplex business situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to recommend and make decisionsquickly under any situation.

  • Demonstrated record of solid career progression.

  • Action orientation and assertive style.

  • Ability to beobjective is required.

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 - Consumer & Commercial Solutions

Title: Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Analysis - CCS Division

Location: United States-North Carolina-Huntersville

Requisition ID: 323981