Assistant Finance Manager - Specialty P&A

The Clorox Company - Oakland, CA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $140,000 a year
As the Assistant Finance Manager within our Specialty Division you will be responsible for providing strong financial leadership and insights to functional and business unit leaders around new product commercialization, Long Range Planning, Strategy development and ongoing decision support.
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.

Key Responsibilities:
Play a key leadership role in driving growth for the Specialty Division by partnering with project teams to develop pro-forma P&L projections and DCF valuations for new product launches and adjacency expansion opportunities.
Provide analytic support for the Long Range Planning process (LRP) by working with Business unit leadership team to develop sound planning assumptions and analysis.
Provide ad-hoc and analytical decision support for the Division by leading the annual PP&L process, evaluating product customization requests, and performing cost savings and capital investment analysis.
Own the evaluation and modeling of pricing changes, new product pricing and system set up of pricing within the workflow process and ensuring compliance with internal controls.
Drive Value Creation by proactively identifying and championing opportunities to create tangible value for the Household and Lifestyle Segment
Own your development by actively participating in the MyGPS process and Learning and Development programs.
Partner with Cost and Forecast teams 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
Prior A&C experience preferred
SAP or other ERP systems experience highly desirable
CPG industry and/or manufacturing environment experience preferred

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
Solid interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
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

Education Level/Degree:
Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics; MBA or CPA a plus
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
Kingsford® charcoal
Liquid Plumr® clog removers
Pine-Sol® cleaners
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 2018 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list. We are featured in the list of top 100 companies in the Inaugural Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018 and ranked #47 on the Glassdoor 2019 Best Places to Work List for Large Companies. 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.