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Finance Manager – NA Commercial Finance

Company: Energizer
Location: Rolla
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

This is Energizer

At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.

When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.

We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.
Come join our team!

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for providing financial analysis, insights, and business decision support to the North America Commercial teams, including major contract renewals, new business opportunities, and responses to competitive pressions.  In addition, the manager will play a key role in the development and analysis of a monthly Commercial forecast and monitoring the financial performance of key customer accounts.  The manager will assist in the transfer of financial knowledge and the reinforcement of financial principles to the Commercial Organization.  Key Result Areas include achieving results with regards to delivering the North America Commercial Gross Margin plan/forecast through critical thinking, collaboration, process improvement, and change management. 

  • Provide financial analysis for major proposals affecting the business; e.g. contract renewals, line reviews and competitive pressures
  • Manage the Trade Spend funds to optimize ROI and ensure financial objectives are met.
  • Develop and maintain financial tools and reporting systems to support the commercial planning and forecasting efforts.
  • Lead the Customer teams during business planning by providing financial and business analysis. Analyze Customer plans to ensure financial expectations are achieved.
  • Provide decision support to Commercial Teams to help optimize Energizer’s sales and profit growth.
Specific Accountabilities
  • Provide financial leadership and direction to cross-functional Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Provide decision support analysis for Customer and Marketing Teams.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Customer’s Annual Business Plan and Forecast.
  • Manage Customer P&Ls from sales to gross margin.
  • Channel responsibility as it relates to Commercial forecasting and decision support
  • Provide financial support for various company projects as necessary
  • May also perform additional duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in finance and accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of financial analytical experience
  • Broad P&L exposure
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze data, including scenario modeling in Excel
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with business partners
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset with demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements to eliminate non-value-added work
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize based on business strategies and objectives
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Experience in the CPG industry preferred
  • CPA / MBA preferred
  • Hyperion Planning experience preferred
Working Relationships & Environment
  • Reports to: Senior Manager - Finance
  • Engagement includes: Sales, Trade Marketing, Marketing, and Supply Chain

Work Environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel as necessary
An Offer to Grow On

Come join us!
Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Energizer, Columbia , Finance Manager – NA Commercial Finance, Other , Rolla, Missouri

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