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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Senior Financial Analyst in Ewing, New Jersey

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the Information Technology and R&D organizations under the direction of the Finance Manager, R&D/ IT. The successful candidate will assist with the selection, reporting and analysis of IT and R&D projects. This role is also responsible for financial direction and analysis to the IT leadership and project teams. The successful candidate will assist with managing the P&L and capital spend for the R&D and IT portfolio areas, developing and driving financial metrics related to project execution and controlling costs

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Assist with developing expense budgets, forecasts, conducting variance analysis, preparing financial models, and providing timely and accurate reporting to R&D and IT leadership and project teams.

  • Prepare the financial analysis and planning of departmental initiatives; such as ROI project dashboards

  • Financial Analysis to include:

  • Support and participate in all aspects of financial and budgeting process

  • Develop analysis for R&D/ IT spending and metrics to provide financial insights of causal factors

  • Draw conclusions from complex data and help make insightful financial decisions and recommendations

  • Interface regularly with R&D and IT management to follow-up on various requests

  • Conduct special financial studies and coordinates with other departments in the preparation of statistical studies

  • Perform internal and external economic research and analyze issues related to financial metrics

  • Compile or prepare reports, graphs and charts of data to support ongoing and ad hoc requests

  • Recommend and implement improvements in financial analysis methods or processes

  • Ensure the timely and accurate submission of quarterly reporting to Corporate finance

  • Ensure the timely and accurate submission of monthly capital forecasts

Education and Experience

  • 5-7 years experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, including budgeting, capital planning, and investment control or portfolio management

  • Experience with IT portfolio and investment management a plus

  • Experience working in Consumer Package Goods sector a plus

  • BA or BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Strong analytical and reporting skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Able to work independently and set cross functional agendas

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.

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