Eaton Careers

Senior Financial Analyst

Moon Township, Pennsylvania


Job Description

Eaton is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst  for its Electrical Product Group Circuit Protection Division.   The Senior Financial Analyst  position will be located in Moon Township, PA location.
Position Overview :
Assist in the preparation of the monthly financial closing, the development of financial forecasts, annual Profit Plan, Strategic Plan, and provide proactive financial analysis and support for the Controls and Protection Division (CPD).
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
Essential Functions:
  • You will assist in the monthly financial closing, via the collection, assembly and analysis of data from various sources.  Complete month end reports and respond to internal customer inquiries of financial results.
  • You will compare operational data and financial reports to prior periods, forecasts or objectives.  Furnish the data to the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis and/or VP of Finance in a timely manner, highlighting areas of concern and providing potential alternative courses of action through the development and subsequent interpretation of the financial information.
  • You will investigate variances and evaluate their effect on planned objectives.  Proactively investigate questionable entries and advise management of potential problems.
  • You will maintain and analyze monthly entries to budgets and balance sheet accounts which include the processing of accounting entries and the analysis of charges for accuracy and correctness of account distribution.  Assume responsibility for review of assigned balance sheet account reconciliations and ensure all GAAP and SOX compliance requirements are met.
  • You will maintain statistical headcount data, assist in monthly forecasting, provide analysis as required on an ad hoc basis, and remain involved with intercompany account balances.
  • You will focus on continuous business process improvements, challenge current processes/procedures to determine if improvements are deemed appropriate and consequently implement process improvements.
  • You will have other responsibilities and special projects as assigned.
 When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique,  we- as individuals and as a company – are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience in financial planning or general accounting.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Knowledge of Eaton financial systems (Encore, Oracle, Mentor, etc.).
  • Understanding of GAAP and SOX requirements
  • Proficient in Excel, and other Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Position Criteria:
  • Superior analytical and thinking skills; intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability.
  • Results-oriented, dependable, and personally accountable for work quality and timeliness.
  • Ability to communicate articulately and effectively
  • Functional proficiency in Eaton financial systems (Oracle, Encore, Vista)
  • Maintain high level of ethical standards.
  • Knowledge of Eaton financial policies and procedures
  • Works daily in a team environment, not only with immediate peers, but also with Business and Divisional leaders and their extended teams.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD Circuit Protection Division

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053495