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Financial Planning and Reporting Analyst

Australia
Finance/Accounting

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Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

 

  • The position reports directly to the ANZ Division Financial Controller.
  • This role is instrumental to manage financial performance of the Power Distribution business including month end closing  for the entire company ledger, analysis of forecasts and actual performance, and operational metrics.
  • This position provides technical competency to ensure compliance with corporate financial policies, legal requirements and GAAP.
  • This individual is responsible for administrative process improvements within the business, creates and implements procedures to improve the internal control environment, streamlined efforts and provide increased transparency of financial results.
  • This position is responsible for building organizational capability within the finance team.
  • The position also ensures assets assigned by the corporation are adequately protected and provide management with financial guidance necessary to produce the expected return on assets
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Direct and review the analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information for use in management decision making by the Division Finance Controller and management team in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Develop and coordinate monthly forecasts, goals and objectives, profit plans, strategic plans, monthly financial reconciliations and reporting and analysis for the organization.
  • Review, analyze and evaluate financial data and information for accuracy and consistency.
  • Maintain integrity of the financial reporting prepared for the organization.
  • Interpret, implement and monitor corporate policies and procedures, ensure financials are reported in compliance with GAAP and local statutory requirements.
  • Ownership of balance sheet and account reconciliation process to maintain the integrity of the general ledger and its supporting sub-ledger.
  • Assess adequacy of reserves and account usage while providing continuous training and oversight to reporting finance personnel to ensure compliance with Eaton standards and policies. Provide support for balance sheet review process.
  • Establish, monitor and maintain a system of internal controls that safeguards company assets and provides integrity and accuracy of financial transactions and activities.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle ERP system, Encore reporting systems  and SOX requirements
  • Supervise and undertake cost accounting function, Implementing and administering effective financial  policies and corporate procedures ( Ie Global Eaton Policy and SOX / Sarbanes-Oxley)
  • Monitor the AP, FA and GL performed by ISSC –Pune, India
  • Manage the company’s relationships with internal and external auditors and ensure all statutory and tax requirements are met
  • Continually review and improve financial controls throughout the business;
  • Other issues as required by the direct manager.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA, Qualified accountant
  • 7-10 years of accounting or finance experience in Manufacturing or industrial related environment, preferred in multinational company
  • Experience in handling a Finance team, great supervisory skill
  • Familiar with Oracle and SAP system.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skill
  • Possess a solid accounting background, an aptitude for ERP and Microsoft office and willing to focus on details.
  • Effectively drives and manages change, challenges the status quo.
  • Leverages functional and cross-functional resources to solve problems, improve processes and meet objectives.
  • In addition to good interpersonal relationship skills and influencing ability, the individual should also possess a track record in staff management and extensive experience in a sales and marketing and distribution environment.
  • US GAAP, SOX experience / exposure.
  • The ideal candidate has to be hands on and have the ability to handle a large number of conflicting priorities to strict deadlines is key to the success of this role.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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: Asia Pacific
Organization: ANZD AustraliaNew Zealand Division

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 025135