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Controller

Queretaro, Mexico
Finance/Accounting

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Job Description

  • Coordinates and prepares monthly forecasts, annual profit plan and strategic plan for the campus and presents to division management.
  • Provides financial analysis, interpretation of variances from budgets and advice to management to drive actions & opportunities to achieve targets.
  • Advice and counsel the Plant Manager and the plant leadership team on financial implications of operating strategies, cost control actions and decisions.
  • Develops sustainable closing, forecast and management reporting processes and assists the Campus Manager and operating team in developing and driving improvement strategies for site.
  • Insures adherence to standard accounting principles and practices.
  • Evaluates and manages all capital investment for the campus to insure returns meet division guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains a current system of internal controls compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Insures accurate and reliable product cost and inventory valuation.
  • Analyzes units’ results and makes recommendations to financial and operating management to maximize the sites profit and cash flow.
  • Makes financial presentations of business results to campus and division management.
  • Support initiatives to drive a Zero Incident Safety culture; Participate in a EHS team (Ergo, Safety, Green, etc);  Include safety topics in departmental meetings;  Achieve near misses goal.
  • Support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, Ideas Programs, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives.
  • Manage hiring, training and development of plant financial staff. Establish a work environment that encourages individual career development and growth in order to provide adequate and qualified financial professionals opportunity for advancement.
  • Participate in PROLaunch as DGC member.

Qualifications

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading teams and managing people
  • Minimum of 8 years of Finance or Accounting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in MS Office /Excel, able to develop spread sheets
     

Preferred

  • Master’s degree or CPA
  • Fluent in English; bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Prior experience as a plant controller preferably in a maquiladora or for a US corporation in Mexico
  • Familiar with Payroll information Systems (Tress, CGA, Oracle, SAP)
  • Leadership experience in a high accountability / metrics driven environment
  • Possesses experience in global markets to aid in assessing legal contracts, global business practices and global business risks.
     

Positon Criteria

  • Previous working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Technical experience in preparing, analyzing and communicating financial results
  • Strong communication skills for interaction with all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge & understanding of Corporate, Divisional, or Plant reporting policies
  • Technical capability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial and operational data/reports
  • Demonstrated analytical and thinking skills; Intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability.

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: Latin America
Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 055290