Financial M&A Integrations Senior Manager (Cleveland, OH)

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Eaton's Corporate Sector is currently seeking a Financial M&A Integrations Senior Manager to join our Global Financial Services & Systems (GFSS) team. This position is based in Beachwood, OH.

Job Summary:

Provides Global Financial Services and Systems (GFSS) leadership on all integrations and transition service agreement (TSA) leadership on all divestitures. Ensuring that all matters associated with GFSS financial systems including general ledger, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel and entertainment and payroll systems, as well as internal controls, and financial and statutory reporting are integrated appropriately. Building a positive brand image for GFSS services and systems. Responsible for ensuring compliance with corporate policy and legal requirements; functions as an agent of change to improve integration of systems and procedures. This position sets the strategy for both resourcing, improving, and automating our GFSS integration process using digital tools and the Eaton Business system as applicable. Acts as a liaison with the finance transformation team, internal audit, accounting, treasury, legal and operations on matters involving all GFSS integrations. Provides assistance and advice to operations and regional Business Development teams on acquisition and divestiture activities, in a consultant role. Partners with GFSS Global Process Leaders (GPL's) and process owners to remedy challenged integration processes through root cause analysis and problem management. Provides finance leadership for the GFSS - North America region in integrating continuous improvement, data analytics and the Eaton Business System into our culture.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides Global Financial Services and Systems (GFSS) leadership and sponsorship on all acquisition integrations and TSA leadership on all divestitures. Ensuring that all matters associated with GFSS financial systems including general ledger, fixed assets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel and entertainment and payroll systems, as well as internal controls, and financial and statutory reporting are integrated appropriately.
  • Sets the strategy for both resourcing, improving, and automating our GFSS integration process using digital tools and the Eaton Business system.
  • Ensures that all implementation deadlines are met, and the control environment is in place at each implemented site.
  • Identifies and prioritizes opportunities to expand the digital capabilities of finance via digital tools to support optimization of integrations.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with corporate policy and legal requirements; functions as an agent of change to improve integration of systems and procedures.
  • Partners with GFSS Global Process Leaders (GPL's) and process owners to remedy challenged integration processes through root cause analysis and problem management.
  • Acts as a liaison with the finance transformation team, internal audit, accounting, treasury, legal and operations on matters involving all GFSS integrations building a positive brand image of GFSS services and systems.
  • Provides assistance and advice to operations and to regional Business Development on acquisition and divestiture activities in a consultant role.
  • Provides finance leadership for the GFSS - North America employees in integrating continuous improvement, data analytics and the Eaton Business System into our culture working closely with the GFSS digital transformation lead.
  • Acts as consultant in the provision of advice and technical assistance to regional operations and subsidiaries on financial systems issues, inter-company recharging of costs, business restructuring, planning/implementation of new business projects, and any other questions/concerns/thoughts that operations might have, in accordance corporate objectives.
  • Builds a positive brand for GFSS in order to attract and develop talent to meet current and future business needs of GFSS while motivating employees to achieve their aspirations.
  • Ensures that ethical standards are maintained in a manner that accrues maximum benefit to Eaton.
  • Identifies and spreads best practices across the finance organization.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Systems/IT, Business Administration, or related from an accredited institution is required
  • Minimum 10+ years of financial management experience
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA from an accredited institution / CPA preferred
  • Change management certification (the people side of change)
  • Experience in manufacturing industry
  • Experience in transaction processing within finance or accounting
  • Experience with SAP; Oracle a plus

Position Criteria:
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate prior experience and knowledge of controls across company operations
  • Adaptable to varying cultures

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: NAFSC North America Financial Services Center

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 hiring country only
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 250 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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