The Clorox Company Assistant Finance Manager, Electro Creative Workshop in Oakland, California

The Electro Creative Workshop, The Clorox Company's in-house creative agency, is seeking an Assistant Finance Manager who loves numbers and thrives in a creative environment. You will be responsible for leading all P+L Revenue Budgeting, Forecast, Tracking and Close responsibilities at the agency. This includes the evaluation of risks and opportunities, administrative expenses, bill-back/retainer/projects financial management of $23-25MM annual revenue, including collaboration with cross functional partners such as Corporate Finance, Brand Studios & Brand Engagement.

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 Electro's monthly and fiscal year forecasting, tracking, close, and gap management processes, ensuring timely & accurate completion of deliverables. Provide accurate and clear analysis of business drivers, challenge assumptions and methodologies.

  • Support functional teams in tracking and achieving targets, identifying opportunities and risks.

  • Effectively collaborate with cross-functional partners (marketing/sales/external partners/etc.) to deliver results and meet Electro administrative, bill-back and retainer financial objectives.

  • Support Electro functional reporting (SAP, in-house database) and complete ad hoc analysis to support Electro leadership.

  • Identification and implementation of sustainable process improvement and value creation opportunities that eliminate non-value added work, enhance business insights, and improve our financial results Minimum Qualifications:

Years and Type of Experience:

  • 7 or more years of experience in finance and/or accounting

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of general accounting theory and financial statement preparation

  • SAP or other ERP experience

  • Highly analytical with ability to communicate information to senior management and distill issues and risks

  • Solution oriented mindset and the ability to influence teams

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Ardent attention to detail and data integrity

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment and form solid relationships with other teams and work groups

  • Growth mindset with ability to identify and implement ways to streamline and improve effectiveness and efficiency Education Level/Degree:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in finance at an advertising/creative agency or in-house agency

  • CPA is a plus

More about Electro Creative Workshop, our In-House Creative Agency

Made with Electricity. It said so right there on the very first Clorox bottle. Before we were The Clorox Company, we were The Electro Alkaline Company. Electricity is the spark that has always powered and inspired us. It's in our DNA. With the sparks of electric energy that come from bold ideas and creative craftspeople, we are The Electro Creative Workshop, The Clorox Company's secret weapon in-house agency. We passionately craft the stories of Clorox's iconic brands through electrifying creativity and a crew of designers, artists, writers, developers, strategists, producers, project managers, account directors, photographers, videographers....truth be told each and every one of us is a maker and storyteller at heart. If you are a maker and storyteller at heart...read on.

Our Electrofesto

If you believe what we believe, then pull up a stool to the workbench and do the best work of our careers together.

  • We are co-conspirators. Welcome. Pull up a stool. Out workbench is always at the ready to strategize, ideate, collaborate and workshop ideas together as a trusted brand advocacy partner.

  • We are bouncers. Whether in victory or defeat, the key is to delightfully celebrate in the journey together and always bounce back.

  • We are bold-is-beautiful devotees. "Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now." Bravo...well said, W.H. Murray (or whoever it is that said it).

  • We are connectors. Conduits of culture, consumers, brands and each other. Championing human-centered, purpose-driven ideas and engaging experiences. Always mindful to be more human (and if in doubt) be more dog.

  • We are true. It a world where you can be anything, be yourself. Truly, everyone else is already taken.

  • We are craftspeople. The devil is in the details. If a design is worth making, it's worth making it well.

  • We are "can if" thinkers. This is essential to our craft. It fuels inquisitiveness, optimism and possibility. We believe in focusing on how something can be done, rather than whether it's possible.

  • We are electric. A buzzing, whirring, illuminating spark of vibrant energy and infectious fun.

We are the Electro Creative Workshop. Builders of iconic brands.

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 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 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.

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