Vice President of Finance, Supply Chain

Southaven, Mississippi

Posted in Sales
18 days ago

Job Info

Join us as Vice President of Finance, Supply Chain to make an impact with trusted brands including OXO, Hydro Flask, Vicks, Braun, Honeywell, PUR, Hot Tools, and Drybar. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere, every day. There is no mold we are afraid to break. We craft and define standards. We rally around each other to succeed as one!

Look around you at home and you'll find us everywhere...

In your kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom. We are already making your everyday life better. We are powered by knowledgeable, hardworking, and forward-thinking people. Committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion, we welcome people as diverse as our brands. We encourage a curiosity for learning and an appetite to grow whether you are just starting your career or in need of a need challenge. We recognize talent and we power it.


As VP of Finance, Supply Chain, you lead our sourcing and operational financial analysis activities including budgeting, forecasting, accounting, cost allocations, and driving operational benefits through analysis of cost, efficiency and working capital metrics. Through analysis and recommendations, you will provide leadership with information to deliver improved performance, implement standard processes, and strengthen financial internal controls. Serving as principal financial advisor to the Chief Supply Chain Officer, you will shape strategic decisions, not only for supply chain activities, but across the company. You will be key in developing and building supply chain finance as integral business partners and leaders with vision throughout the organization.

  • This role requires you to be based out of one of our distribution centers in Southaven or Olive Branch, Mississippi. Relocation assistance may be available to a highly qualified candidate.


  • Build the budget and forecast for key supply chain P&L accounts, develop allocation methodology, and provide monthly analysis of actual results versus expectations, as well as handle quarterly allocation true-ups.

  • Identify optimal reporting structure and team to build supply chain financial analytics capabilities, and build partnerships across the organization for successful supply chain outcomes.

  • Create and implement strategic analysis of activity based cost drivers, COGS, inclusive of tolling rates, logistics / warehousing, supply chain overhead and other expenses within COGS by division to ensure alignment regarding budget and forecast assumptions as well as monthly variance reporting vs. budget, forecast and prior year results.

  • Establish and enable analytics of freight out by division to make sure variances to expectations are explained and actions to improve efficiency are supervised, reviewed and implemented to drive performance goals.

  • Generate strategic reviews of inventory by division to provide working capital metrics, and excess & obsolete inventories are being reviewed and actioned against to drive performance goals.

  • Develop other appropriate score cards and key performance indicators, and serve as a key partner in S&IOP (Sales and Inventory Operations Planning) processes

  • Ensure all supply chain accounting and internal controls are recorded and reconciled in accordance with GAAP and company policy

  • Analyze trends and provide early warning guidance on potential risks & opportunities to supply chain operating performance


  • 10+ years of applicable experience including expertise with activity-based costing.

  • 5+ years of leadership experience.

  • Experience in finance for supply chain or manufacturing.

  • Experience in consumer-packaged goods industry.

  • Proven track record of successfully leading within a dynamic matrix organization.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills.

  • Highly organized, analytical, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to interact with various levels of management.

  • Experience with Hyperion and Oracle a plus, but not required.

  • CPA and/or MBA a plus, but not required.

  • Ability to effectively handle several projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you, as one of our employees or as an applicant for employment, have any questions about our Affirmative Action Plan, please contact Human Resources during regular business hours. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000. #LI-DNP

Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.

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