Finance Manager at Eaton (Cleveland, OH)

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Eaton's Corporate Sector is currently seeking a Finance Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Beachwood, OH location.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Industrial Sector Global FP&A Leader, the primary function of this role is to lead and support cost accounting, working capital, and cash flow planning and analysis for the Global Industrial Sector.

This position is responsible for development, management, and reporting for key Industrial Sector global processes at the Sector level. It includes all reporting, analysis, and communication of these processes to stakeholders across Eaton.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:
  • Provide financial analysis, insight, interpretation, and communication to Senior Management of the Industrial Sector's cost accounting, working capital, and cash flow performance and forecast
  • Perform timely, accurate, and insightful financial analysis to support Senior Management decision making across Corporate, Sector, and Business teams
  • Serve as liaison between the Sector, Corporate, and the Industrial Sector business finance teams for all related requirements
  • Coordinate all related cost accounting planning and reporting activities related to monthly results, monthly rolling forecast, profit planning, strategic planning, and operating review requirements
  • Act as the functional leader and cost accounting expert for the Operating Segments. Identify key cost accounting processes to centralize, to streamline and to manage all aspects of the processes. (An example is managing the capitalization of manufacturing variances (FAS 151) process)
  • Partner with Industrial Sector finance leaders to drive finance functional excellence across the Sector
  • Manage and develop all predictive reporting and analysis to help the Sector manage potential future risks and opportunities more proactively. (An example is Red Flag Reporting)
  • Act as a thought leader within the Operations Finance team, helping to drive technology adoption, consistency in policies and practices across the company, while also identifying opportunities to drive efficiency
  • Serve as liaison between the Industrial Sector and E&Y, Internal Audit, and SOX for all financial processes in the Sector
  • Maintain high level of ethical standards and identify and analyze problem areas and recommend appropriate course of action
  • Coordinate and analyze annual costs role and impact to business
  • Coordinate and ensure timely and active cost accounting testing and updating

Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 6 years related accounting/finance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Preferred qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or MBA
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing organization

Position Criteria:
  • Self-Starter with the ability to develop strategic initiatives and drive results
  • Be a proactive communicator to all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to influence broad organization directions and the attainment of objectives
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skill set that is effective at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, timelines, and relationships in a global organization
  • Leadership consulting, influencing and coaching skills


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: [email protected]

What you will get from us

Eaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
More Information on Eaton
Eaton operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Syracuse, NY, North Charleston, SC, Glendale Heights, IL, Tualatin, OR, Shawnee, OK, Raleigh, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Smyrna, GA, Arden, NC, Moon Township, PA, Beachwood, OH, Cleveland, OH, Southfield, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, South Bend, IN, Menomonee Falls, Village of, WI, Eden Prarie, MN and Mountain Home, AR. Eaton was founded in 1911. It has 51594 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 264 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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