Newell Brands Director, Finance in Atlanta, Georgia


Position Overview

PositionTitle: Director, Global Supply Chain Finance

Location: Atlanta

Reportsto: CFO, Writing Division

Specific Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provideoverall cost accounting and controller responsibilities for Writing Segmentoperations including four U.S. plants, U.S. three distribution centers, andmultiple Global locations.

  • Supportthe Writing Segment VP Operations to develop and implement Strategic Vision,Goals, and Objectives

  • Teamwith Sourcing leadership to drive vendor productivity and strategies tomitigate inflation

  • SupportVP Finance in the overall Financial Management of segments

  • ProvideProject Management and Risk Management Leadership

  • Managecapital budgeting, productivity reporting, inventory reporting and interactionswith Shared Service functions

  • Workwith Operations group to provide improved factory efficiencies and a reductionin cost of failure; analyze plant financials weekly, monthly, quarterly,etc.

  • Leadthe Operations Finance/Accounting professional team

  • Attract,retain, and develop World Class Talent

  • Beresponsible for quality, accuracy and timeliness of all data and analysis(includes BRP and monthly reporting)

  • EnsureUS GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley, Tax, Internal Audit and other statutorycompliance


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Economics,or Finance

  • 10-15 years experience inaccounting/finance field, with a minimum of 5 years in a manufacturingenvironment

  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory ormanagement role

  • Minimum of 2 years as a proven PlantController

  • Significant experience with SAP andHyperion is strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated leadership andcommunication skills.

  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the areasof finance and accounting.

  • Demonstrated ability to foster anddevelop strong finance teams that partner with business teams to drivegrowth.

  • Ability to assess risks andopportunities within complex business situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to recommend andmake decisions quickly under any situation.

  • Demonstrated record of solid careerprogression.

  • Action orientation and assertive style.

  • Ability to be objective 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 - Writing

Title: Director, Finance

Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Requisition ID: 311716