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The Clorox Company Assistant Finance Manager (Month-end / Management Report) - Burt's Bees Asia in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Assistant Finance Manager - Burt's Bees Asia

The incumbent will be responsible for the leading the month end closing process, lead management reporting and support financial planning together with ad-hoc projects. The incumbent will own the Essbase maintenance and data integrity, also work closely with local cross functional teams (Sales, Marketing, PS, and Accounting) and AMEA regional Finance team.

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:

Lead Month End Closing process & Lead management reporting

  • Drive clarity between legal and management book keeping

  • Ensure information is accurate and reported in a timely manner

  • Provide analysis on month end performance to Leadership team

  • Own monthly internal reporting (including local internal reports and reports to AMEA) with analysis for General Manager (GM)

Support financial planning together with ad-hoc projects

  • Support Studio on GM analysis

  • Support eS&OP process

  • Support TDC (total delivered cost) analysis across multiple legal entities

  • Support FX (foreign exchange) tracking and analysis

  • Support ad hoc requests and projects as delegated by the FP&A Manager and / Finance Manager

Essbase Maintenance

  • Responsible for all Essbase loading (Actuals, Forecast, deployment and etc.) for both local and International database

  • Ensure Essbase data integrity

Position requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Years and Type of Experience:

  • At least 5 years of broad experience in Finance and Accounting, Forecasting, Planning & Analysis

  • Multinational Skin Care, Personal care or FMCG industry experience is preferred

  • Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent collaboration and ability to develop strong internal relationships and interact at all levels

  • Solid interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Well organized with ability to work under pressure and to prioritize workload to meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail, excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Self-motivated, flexible and responsive to business needs and changes in priorities and deadlines

  • An ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently while meeting strict reporting deadlines and deliver high quality of work is a must

  • Technical Skills

  • Advanced Excel data manipulation and analysis skills

  • Strong computer literacy is essential, particularly across all Microsoft Office packages

  • The ability to explain complex concepts and problems in simple terms, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels

  • Ability to demonstrate conceptual, innovative thinking in forecasting and planning methods and techniques

  • Excellent knowledge of management reporting, financial analysis and strong analytical skills

  • Strong, core accounting skills

  • Experience in SAP, Essbase, and Netsuite or SAP highly preferred

  • Experience in Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) system a plus

Education Level/Degree:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field

  • CPA certification or equivalent preferred

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

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 2017 sales of $6 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.

More about Hong Kong

Clorox Hong Kong was founded in 1986. Hong Kong is part of the Greater China operation and has an integrated team of 40 employees. Our iconic brands are Glad®, Burt's Bees®, Clorox®, Greenworks®, Tilex®, Kingsford® and many others that you can find at retail chain stores, supermarkets, hyper supermarkets and drugstores. You can visit our website at:

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 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2018 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018.

We also support our communities, and, in FY2017, contributed $11 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.

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