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The Clorox Company Financial Analyst, Forecast & Business Analysis in Brampton, United States

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

As a member of the Canadian Finance Team, provide dedicated financial support to the business and customer team in decision-making processes and business planning & analysis activities (FP&A). Also help the Business Team to achieve its financial commitments by identifying & monitoring risk and opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support preparation of annual and quarterly business team forecasts, including variance analysis and management reports, ensuring required inputs are accurately embedded in the financial forecasts within established timetables.

  • Complete monthly reports of business team actual performance versus forecast and identify/ research key drivers of variances.

  • Support preparation of analysis/ evaluations of the financial impact of business proposals including new product introductions, pricing actions, Sku rationalization, margin enhancing initiatives, promotions and select customization using established tools and procedures.

  • Prepare specialized financial analysis to support business team’s understanding of key drivers in its P&L (e.g. trade and marketing spend/ accrual rates, volume/ mix/ assortment, cost savings).

  • Provide forecast and quarter end financial data to Corporate Financial Analyst to aid in completion of consolidated reporting to Clorox Corporate.

  • Prepare Sku level product profitability analysis using established tools and procedures.

Key Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

  • Undergraduate degree and working towards a CGA/CMA/CA designation

  • 2 years of experience in forecast, financial and business analysis (FP&A)

  • Advanced Excel and strong financial modeling skills

  • Working knowledge of BPCS, Cognos & Essbase an asset

  • Highly motivated, energetic and team-oriented

  • Organized, able to manage time/ multiple tasks and meet deadlines

  • Strong financial analytical capabilities and forecast experience

  • General accounting theory and financial statement preparation

  • Ability to disseminate relevant data and challenge assumptions made by personnel

  • Ability to think strategically and communicate on a cross-functional basis, balancing long-term strategic issues and short-term tactical issues

  • Solid understanding of other functional areas (sales, marketing, product supply)

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree, College Diploma, or Equivalent (Required)

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.

Clorox Canada was founded in 1972. It is a team of 400 employees with the head office located in Brampton and two additional manufacturing facilities. Our iconic brands are: Clorox, Green Works, PineSol, Kingsford, Hidden Valley, K C Masterpiece, Brita, Glad, Burt's Bees and Renew Life. You can visit our website at: https://cloroxofcanada.ca/

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 and included on CR Magazine's 2018 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, Barron's 2019 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index and the 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, among others.

We also support our communities, contributing about $20 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2018.

The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries is an EEO/AA/Protected Veteran/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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