Finance / Accounting Staff Analyst (Recent Graduate Starting In 2020)

The Clorox Company Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 3 weeks ago

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.

Job Overview/Summary

PLEASE READ: If you are a student at University of California

  • Berkeley, Cal Poly, University of the Pacific or University of California

  • Los Angeles (UCLA) - please ensure you apply for our Staff Analyst posting on your career center website in addition to Clorox Careers.

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.

Key Responsibilities

Working as a key business partner across all of Clorox, you will facilitate business strategies and goals by translating operating activities and results into compelling consumer and business insights. As part of Finance, your insights will drive decision-making opportunities across the organization, and your influence will help the company build big-share brands that make everyday life better, every day.

Clorox Finance has a rapid rotation program, where you have a chance to try new roles in different areas of Accounting and Finance every 14-24 months. We have an extensive Learning and Development program to help you build your career in the direction you choose: whether it is in Accounting, Finance, Management, or Leadership. In fact, several of the Company's senior leaders started their career at Clorox after graduating from college. Our entry-level Clorox finance roles are located in our general headquarters in Oakland CA and at our Pleasanton CA campus.

Typical Entry Level Job Responsibilities:

  • Report actual performance vs. forecast, including identifying key variance drivers

  • Plan, execute and improve the quarterly financial forecasting and/or close process

  • Prepare journal entries and monthly and quarterly account reconciliations

  • Prepare and analyze volume shipment reports for senior management

  • Ensure accuracy of cost and spending related accounts on financial statements

  • Execute monthly and quarterly close in accordance with GAAP for revenue, deductions, trade spending, unsaleables, discounts and sales-related expenditures

  • Support financial statement preparation and maintain strong control environment

  • Identify and influence system improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness

  • Develop insights to drive the business

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in business, finance, accounting, economics or equivalent work experience.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.3.

  • 12 credit hours of coursework in financial accounting, managerial accounting or corporate finance preferred

  • Business work experience through internships, part-time or full-time work

Demonstration of strong capabilities in the following areas:

  • Verbal, interpersonal and written communication

  • Thought and people leadership

  • Critical thinking and decision making

  • Teamwork and collaboration

  • Innovative thinking, curiosity, and creative thinking

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical and problem solving

  • Results oriented and initiative

  • Multitasking

Ability to work in Pleasanton, CA or Oakland, CA (with some relocation assistance provided).

Required Education

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

At Clorox (NYSE: CLX), we build 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, have busy personal lives and are 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 and workplaces. Make your mark and help us drive growth that is profitable, sustainable and responsible.

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 and professional brands, 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

  • Kingsford charcoal

  • Liquid Plumr clog removers

  • Pine-Sol cleaners

  • RenewLife digestive health products

  • Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, Neocell and Stop Aging Now dietary supplements

  • Clorox Healthcare and CloroxPro 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.


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Finance / Accounting Staff Analyst (Recent Graduate Starting In 2020)

The Clorox Company