Specialist - Legal Entity Simplification (Cleveland, OH)

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Eaton is currently seeking a Specialist, Legal Entity Simplification to join our team in Beachwood, OH.

Position Overview:

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 92,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. The Legal Entity Simplification (LES) team is responsible for leading projects to simplification Eaton's legal structure. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting multifunctional global teams in the rationalization of the Eaton organizational structure to both reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. Projects typically run 3-9 months depending on complexity. Each team member typically is running 3-5 projects concurrently.

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 role you will:
  • Coordinates the evaluation and prioritization of projects based on cost / benefit analyses
  • Assists regional tax teams in preparing detailed step plans
  • Assists functions in performing project due diligence
  • Manages and leads team meetings and identification of all required tasks across functions
  • Drives project to completion by engaging all appropriate resources and facilitating resolution of issues encountered
  • Manages LES budget
  • Ensures all Legal, HR, US GAAP, local statutory, and tax requirements are met under final structure
  • Maintains repository of support documentation
  • Provides support for subsequent audits/ inquiries
  • Builds sustainable processes incorporating learnings for subsequent projects
  • Develops communications to senior management and stakeholders on status of projects
  • (Projects require engagement from Tax, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Systems (IT), Treasury, and Global Trade Management personnel globally)

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
  • 5+ years' professional experience in Tax, Accounting, Legal, IT, Treasury, Operations Finance
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics from an accredited institution
  • Legal Entity Simplification project knowledge

Position Criteria
  • Significant knowledge and experience of Eaton processes and functions
  • Ability to get results from personnel in other functions and areas of responsibility
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and organizational 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.

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)

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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: Individual Contributor
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?: No
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 247 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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