Spectrum Brands Lake Forest , CA 92630
Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, faucets, and commercial locksets and doors, with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware, Stanley, FANAL, Pfister, EZSET, and Tell. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister), and #1 in U.S. retail commercial locksets. Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia. HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
The FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) department is responsible for assisting the President and CFO with measuring financial results, monitoring performance through routine business cycles, analyzing outcomes, advising on suggested areas of improvement and preparing Executive level presentations. The position supports any and all aspects of FP&A and is a highly visible and challenging role that will work under tight deadlines to support the needs of the business.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The critical areas of focus will be centered around the monthly close and estimate processes, including:
These activities will require (and develop) good communication skills, the ability to effectively partner cross-functionally with all personnel in finance and non-finance organizations, strong attention to detail, focus on high quality product while meeting critical corporate deadline and a high level of flexibility and adaptability.
Education and Experience Profile
These activities will require:
MS Office - Advanced skills in Excel, proficient in PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
Ability to learn and utilize new systems for streamlined financial reporting
Ability to work effectively in a dynamic team oriented environment
General understanding of finance and accounting
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Strong sense of ownership, responsibility and desire to expand knowledge
Flexible work schedule when needed
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skill
Ability to handle multiple tasks under very tight deadlines
Ability to work under uncertainty, stringent deadlines and limited supervision
Business Partnering: Builds professional relationships based on trust, respect, and results
Self-motivated and self-driven
Experience/Knowledgeable in QAD/SAP or equivelant ERP system
Experience/knowledge with BFC or equivelant consolidation system
Experience/knowledge with Essbase/BPC or equivelant planning tool
Experience in creating financial models
Consumer Product industry experience
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.