Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers.
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This role in summary
You will lead and manage critical business and financial initiatives throughout the company. You will also influence business decisions through the analysis of major investments, drive meaningful reporting, and lead forecasting and analysis of the business. While doing so, you will have the opportunity to apply finance skills, strengthen business acumen, and accelerate your professional career in a Fortune 200 consumer products company with a global presence. You will have an opportunity to work in treasury, corporate accounting, control functions or/and to supporting regional businesses in the areas of Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Product Development, and Procurement.
Your responsibilities will include
Forecasting and Planning
Provide near and long-range forecasting to enhance strategic decision making (strategy planning, annual profit plan, and monthly outlook)
Review financial results in Annual Profit Plan to ensure reasonability and consistency with overall financial objectives
Manage and drive process efficiency
Deliver continuous improvements in the Annual Profit Planning and monthly outlook processes to drive simplification and overall reduction to the processing and cycle time of the planning process
Utilize knowledge of processes and systems to advise cross-functional teams on appropriate data sources for analysis
Drive improvements in key financial processes to optimize efficiency and quality of data
Drive Analytical Insights for Process partner
Deliver analytical insights and influence decision-making by influencing category and channel finance leaders
Establish relationships with process partners in the finance organization that facilitate effective collaboration and drive positive change in our processes
Influence and lead key business decisions
Collaborate with individuals across North America finance organization to ensure effective and accurate financial reporting processes and internal controls
Serve as a leader within the supported operational team to ensure effective and timely decisions
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Economics
3+ years experience in Finance or Accounting
Preferred skills and experiences
Strong Verbal and written communication skills
Professional presence and proven ability to lead teams and influence others
Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of the organization as well as cross-functionally
Achievement oriented with the ability to work independently
Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines
Preferred System proficiency: SAP, BPC, Access, Business Objects, ERP system
Required System proficiency: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and google tools (sheets & slides)
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