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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Nottingham, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton's Electrical Division has an opening for a:


Financial Planning and Analysis Manager 


The primary function of this role is to provide & present financial and commercial analysis of business data. This will require working with various data sources from SAP, HFM, CRM, Encore and Excel to assist the budgeting, planning and decision making processes. There will be a strong emphasis on management reporting & performance reporting for each business and HAC (Hazardous Area Communications).

Essential Functions:

·       Production & Analysis of daily, weekly & monthly results  & KPI’ s(Financial & Operational) in accordance with US GAAP & Corporate Accounting Policies/Procedures for HAC

·       Complete Month End Close routines for HAC (consolidation of multiple, multicurrency entities).

·       Collecting, Compiling and analyzing results from global HAC companies. Develop deep, insightful analytics that provide explanation on variances & deliver measurable improvements on the business

·       Lead, Coordinate & report on any cost saving initiatives/productivity reports.

·       Analytical Review of income statement & Balance sheet.

·       Development of customer /product profitability reporting (by standard margin & overall profitability)

·       Lead the budget planning processes for the HAC business, ensuring adherence to reporting requirements

·       Coach, support & train finance analyst including carrying out staff appraisals & managing performance. Delegating work and managing their workload and output;

·       Provide full support to the FD dealing with the ever changing needs of the business and perform other ad-hoc duties as required.


Qualifications and Knowledge:


·       A qualified accountant with a solid proven background in financial planning and analysis

·       Inquisitive with a sharp, analytical mind, someone who can “think on their feet”

·       Previous people management experience

·       Comfortable with matrix organizational structures

·       Strong Commercial and analytical mind-set

·       Experience of SAP is desirable

·       High IT system skills- advanced Excel

·       Good Data interrogation skills

·       High level of accuracy

·       Excellent communication skills and confident to liaise with all levels

·       Ability to work standalone with minimal supervision.

·       Flexibility of working hours during busy periods.


 What Eaton offers:


·       Competitive Salary + Benefits

·       Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us

·       Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

·       Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University




We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: EPG CHD HAC Hazardous Area Communications

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: 049806