yzing business drivers, risks & opportunities, and administering internal controls. The ideal candidate is an action-oriented critical thinker, attentive to detail, skilled in driving process improvements, who demonstrates the drive, business acumen, and interpersonal skills to deliver results.
Establish, monitor and maintain a system of internal controls that safeguards company asset and provides for integrity and propriety of financial transactions and activities. Ensure financials are reported in compliance with Eaton financial policies and US GAAP, and maintain SOX controls.
Delivers proactive, insightful analysis and is viewed as a key business partner. Effectively utilizes proven analytical tools; rigorously analyzes business data. Understands key business variables and effects on business: price, cost, volume, mix, and overhead.
Develops and leads systems and processes to support profit plan and forecasts. Measures performance against goals; provides insightful variance analysis. Proactively seeks opportunities to improve results through cost reduction, increased margins, and effective capital management.
Develops, implements, and continuously improves business processes and communicates effectively to prevent reporting errors. Review, analyze and evaluate financial data and information for accuracy, consistency, and transparency. Maintain integrity of financial reports prepared by the plant.
Understands the vision of the business and takes an active role in furthering that vision. Knowledgeable of competitors, markets, products, and other industries.
Develops, implements, and continuously improves business processes and systems. Applies Lean concepts appropriately to drive improvements. Understands internal and external customers and measures their satisfaction.
Demonstrates solid analytical skills; analyses proven accurate over time. Applies strong business judgment to identify business opportunities.
Provide leadership to ensure adequate cost accounting processes are in place, including standard cost updates, physical inventory verification, periodic cycle counts, etc.
Fosters an environment which promotes Eaton's goals, values and philosophy, encourages continuous improvement and builds customer relationships.
Effectively work with and leverage the Divisional Finance Function as appropriate to ensure alignment to Eaton financial policies and processes.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration from an accredited institution
Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in Accounting/Finance
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from an accredited institution
Minimum of 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to drive cost reduction projects and improve plant productivity
Oracle, SAP and Hyperion HFM skills
Strong financial analysis, planning, forecasting and reporting experience
CPA or CMA
Solid working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Working knowledge of pronouncements of external regulatory bodies: Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, IRS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.
Leadership and sense of urgency: ability to drive to positive results in a complex environment
Data-driven, disciplined, objective, and detail-oriented
Acts as a business partner; sees the big picture and works through ambiguity and change
Exhibits managerial courage in defending a position and working under pressure
Superior analytical thinking skills; intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability
Demonstrated success working through others to achieve outstanding results
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