As the Assistant Finance Manager within our Sales Finance team you will be responsible for providing strong financial leadership and insights to functional and business unit leaders around trade spending, customer profitability, and customer financial reporting. This position will drive long-term profitable growth for the Strategic Customers (Costco, Target, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Home Depot, and Lowe's). This position reports to the Sr. Finance Manager-Strategic Accounts but works closely with sales.
Make your mark
At Clorox, we build big brands that make everyday life better, every day. We value our differences, and challenge each other to think and act boldly. We try new things, succeed, fail and keep learning. We work hard, and have busy personal lives. And we're all able to make a positive impact -- at Clorox, in our communities, and in the lives of millions of people who invite us into their homes. Make your mark and help us drive Good Growth -- growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.
Actively support the Home hardware channel (Home Depot and Lowe's). Play a key leadership role in driving growth by providing analytical support on trade spending and profitability at these key customers.
Own the Joint Business Plan for Target and Costco, working with your sales counterparts to develop profitable goals for Clorox. Assess spending and suggest areas of improvement to provide better return on investment. Provide support for customer negotiations.
Assist with the assessment of current and future risks and opportunities of Strategic Customers and the development of the long range plan. Assess current year plans and targets and highlight risks and opportunities.
Drive Value Creation by proactively identifying and championing opportunities to create tangible value for Strategic Customers
Own your development by actively participating in the MyGPS process and Learning and Development programs.
Partner with Business Unit (HQ) finance to ensure consistency between financials analysis and current operational plans
Years and Type of Experience:
5+ years of professional work experience in finance and accounting
SAP or other ERP systems experience highly desirable
CPG industry and/or retailer experience preferred
Strong Microsoft Excel experience required. Microsoft Power BI/Tableau/Alterix a plus
Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical skills needed to consolidate large quantities of data, identify trends and drivers and distill issues and risks
Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence
Ability to work on cross-functional activities and form solid business relationships
Ability to take personal ownership of project tasks and ensure timely resolution of issues
Experience in interpreting accounting principles and incorporating learnings into project financials
Strong excel modeling capabilities highly desirable
More about Finance
Ready to keep learning? Whether your focus is on supply chain cost management, financial forecasting, long-range planning and analysis, or financial reporting, you'll work on assignments across the organization that will build your business knowledge, technical skills and leadership experience.
More about Clorox
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with 8,700 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2018 sales of $6.1 billion. In addition to our namesake bleach and cleaning products, we market some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including:
Brita water-filtration products
Burt's Bees natural personal care products
Fresh Step cat litter
Glad bags, wraps and containers
Hidden Valley dressings and sauces
Liquid Plumr clog removers
RenewLife digestive health products
Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, Neocell and Stop Aging Now dietary supplements
Professional services: Clorox Healthcare and Clorox Commercial Solutions
More than 80% of our sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.
Making a positive impact
Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. We've been broadly recognized for our corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.
We also support our communities, and, in FY2018, contributed approx. $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing.
The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.
The Clorox Company