Financial Analyst (Recent Grad starting in 2024)

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The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company

Financial Analyst (Recent Grad starting in 2024)

Oakland, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Clorox is the place that’s committed to growth - for our people and our brands. Guided by our purpose and values, and with people at the center of everything we do, we believe every one of us can make a positive impact on consumers, communities, and teammates. Join our team. #CloroxIsThePlace

    Your role at Clorox:

    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.

    Working as a key business partner across all of Clorox, you will facilitate business strategies and goals by translating operating activities and results into compelling consumer and business insights. As part of Finance, your insights will drive decision-making opportunities across the organization, and your influence will help the company build big-share brands that make everyday life better, every day.

    In this role, you will:

    Clorox Finance has a rapid rotation program, where you have a chance to rotate into new roles in Finance every 12-18 months. We have an extensive Learning and Development program to help you build your career in the direction you choose: whether it is in Accounting, Finance, Management, or Leadership. In fact, several of the Company's senior leaders started their career at Clorox after graduating from college.

    Typical Entry Level Job Responsibilities:

    • Report actual performance vs. forecast, including identifying key variance drivers
    • Plan, execute and improve the quarterly financial forecasting and/or close process
    • Prepare journal entries and monthly and quarterly account reconciliations
    • Prepare and analyze volume shipment reports for senior management
    • Ensure accuracy of cost and spending related accounts on financial statements
    • Execute monthly and quarterly close in accordance with GAAP for revenue, deductions, trade spending, unsaleables, discounts and sales-related expenditures
    • Use data analytics (PowerQuery, PowerBI, Power Automate) to perform data analysis and visualization
    • Support financial statement preparation and maintain strong control environment
    • Identify and influence system improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness
    • Develop insights to drive the business

    What we look for:

    Education and Experience

    • Completed Undergraduate or Master's degree preferably in business, finance, accounting, economics or equivalent work experience graduating by Aug 2024
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • 12 credit hours of coursework in financial accounting, managerial accounting or corporate finance preferred
    • Business work experience through internships, part-time or full-time work
    • Highly desirable: Data analytics and/or database/ERP experience

    Demonstration of strong capabilities in the following areas:

    • Verbal, interpersonal and written communication
    • Thought and people leadership
    • Critical thinking and decision making
    • Teamwork and collaboration
    • Innovative thinking, curiosity, and creative thinking
    • Attention to detail
    • Analytical and problem solving
    • Results oriented and initiative
    • Multitasking

    Workplace type:

    We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

    At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here.

    [U.S.]Additional Information:

    At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility/adoption benefits, and more.

    We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience, and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.

    - Zone A: $62,500 - $111,300

    - Zone B: $57,300 - $102,000

    - Zone C: $52,100 - $92,700

    All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.

    This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox’s incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.

    Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

    To all recruitment agencies: Clorox (and its brand families) does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Clorox employees, including any members of our leadership team. Clorox is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • About Us

    Clorox builds 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.