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Finance Controller

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Finance/Accounting

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Job Description

Eaton is power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficent solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficently, safetly nad sustainably. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more then 175 countries.

 

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.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Finance Controller to work in one of our UK based Product Lines with a turnover of $120M. The Product Line, which is responsible for manufacturing circuit protection technologies, is part of a division with a turnover of $600M. In the role you will manage a small team and work with international colleagues to drive world class performance

 

 Essential Functions:

 

·       Lead financial budgets and forecasts, report results with transparency

·       Act as a business partner to other functional leads, including Engineering, Sales and Supply Chain to deliver finance driven solutions

·       Measure business performance to understand key impacts on the product line, including drivers such as; price, cost, volume, mix, overheads, production cycle times etc.

·       Support local cost out opportunities.

·       Identify and proactively mitigate risks to ensure compliance with Eaton and external financial standards (including SOX).

·       Develop, implement and continuously improve business processes and internal controls.

·       Manage, develop and coach a small team

·       Simplify complex issues appropriately to facilitate decision making within the Product Line.

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications and Knowledge:

 

·       CIMA qualified or equivalent

·       Transfer pricing and standard costing in a complex manufacturing environment

·       Confident in communicating with all levels within a matrix organisation

·       Advanced Excel skills and sufficient ability to use other Microsoft systems

·       Experience of SAP is desirable

·       U.S. GAAP and associated processes

·       Negotiation skills

·       Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness

 

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: ICPD

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 050872