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APAC Finance Compliance Manager

Shanghai Shi, China
Finance/Accounting

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Job Description

The Compliance Manager for the Electrical APAC region will be focused on driving compliance efforts throughout the business.  The incumbent will monitor financial activities for adherence with Eaton policy, internal control standards, and U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  The Manager will work closely with the Electrical Sector Controller, Electrical Sector SOX Team, internal audit, and the site financial teams. 

 

 

Manage the 2nd level balance sheet review (BSR) program for the business.  Activities include:
    • Creation of the annual BSR calendar with dates and reviewers.
    • Monitor the completion of reviews.
    • Report all findings, corrective actions, and best practices to senior management in a clear and concise manner.
    • Track the remediation of control deficiencies and work closely with management to ensure timely resolution of issues.
    • Conduct quality reviews and validations of balance sheet reviews to ensure the effectiveness of this key control and compliance with Eaton policies.
  • Ensure that monthly reconciliations and review processes are being performed by the sites and with rigor.
  • Perform an independent balance sheet transition review when there is controller transition or turnover.  Provides starting point for the new controller.
  • Develop and deliver internal control and compliance training over the DSA process, segregation of duties & access reviews, balance sheet reviews, reconciliation procedures, and current accounting trends / topics.
  • Assist with the deployment of Corporate and Sector financial policies throughout the business.
  • Work with the site teams on the remediation of audit gaps (i.e. Internal Audit, SOX, EY) to ensure issues are closed timely and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Assist the Sector Controller and Electrical Sector Internal Controls team with the deployment of compliance initiatives.
  • Gather continuous feedback from site controllers and teams about areas of potential control vulnerabilities and assist with mitigating them.
  • Assist with acquisition and integration efforts of new businesses to ensure appropriate internal controls and adherence to Eaton policies and processes.
  • Perform special projects related to compliance on an as-needed basis.



Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in accounting, finance policy and internal control standards.
     
    Position Criteria:
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Financial auditing background & understanding of internal control theory preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial business processes (INV, OTC, PTP, RTR)
  • Proven project management skills
  • Flexibility to anticipate and react to changes
  • Desktop Analytics (Excel skills are a necessity)
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including the ability to identify strategic approaches to ensure proactive solutions
  • Experience within a global manufacturing plant environment an advantage
  • Understanding of Eaton financial systems and standards preferred
  • Multi-cultural awareness and experience beneficial
  • Travel up to 30%
 
Preferred:
  • CPA
  • MBA
 

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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: ES APAC 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?: Relocation from within hiring region only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 045783