Eaton Careers

Finance Lead

San Luis Potosi, Mexico


Job Description

A. Provide business partnership to all areas of plant with regard to functional expertise and cross-functional support; providing guidance and education as needed to plant personnel to achieve financial objectives. Act as advisor and provide counsel to plant staff and personnel regarding financial operations and interpretation of financial information.

B. Ensure compliance of accounts payable activities, such as: invoice processing, debit memo processing, recurring payment and supplier payment follow-up activities, payroll and benefits, hold resolution, and compliance with electronic invoicing regulations and addressing supplier payment issues, among others.

C. Ensure compliance of accounts receivables activities, such as: daily invoicing, credit memo issuance, management of the monthly cash inflows and cash applications, customer payment follow-up activities, and compliance with electronic invoicing regulations and addressing customer collections issues, among others.

D. Coordinate resolution of Credit & Collections issues, with more significant commercial implications, with Corporate Credit & Collections and Sales organization.

E. Management of Capital Projects and Fixed Asset process, from planning phase, through approval, spending, capitalization, tracking and through final disposition.
F. Ensure proper reconciliation of shipment, receipts, invoicing (inbound / outbound), accounts receivable and accounts payable activity between various SLP legal entities and between various Oracle ERP and Oracle Financial modules.

G. Establish and monitor compliance with internal accounting controls deemed necessary to ensure integrity of financial transactions, reporting and activities; and safeguarding of plant assets in adherence with corporate policies and procedures. Ensure compliance of statutory requirements as applicable to the plant.

H. Responsible for the implementation and deployment of actions to ensure an adequate environment of fiscal compliance and internal control, across the plant. Provide compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and all applicable statutory requirements as applicable across various functions.

I. Champion department activities related to process improvements and standard work. Assists in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals. Deploy & sustain lean tools and initiatives in order to reduce waste and improve efficiency of the finance function.

J. Counsel, mentor, evaluate, and motivate employees. Support the training of new finance employees. Ensure an adequate on-boarding, development and succession planning process for the finance function.

K. Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

L. Promotes the company’s mission by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

M. Motivate and coach employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results.


A. Bachelor degree in business, accountant, finance or similar

B. 5 years experience in area.

C. English – language capability, speaking, reading & writing required

D. Capitalization by projects –preferred

E. Oracle knowledge will be a plus

F. Working knowledge of electronic data processing systems as well as strong knowledge of spreadsheet software packages.




A. It requires the use management skills, act as a liaison for associates at all levels.

B. Support continuous improvement efforts to meet and exceed customer requirements in a fast paced environment.

C. Proactive & results driven

D. Ability to work & lead in a highly matrixes environment

E. Participate actively in Eaton’s initiatives such as community involvement, diversity and wellness.

G. Knowledge of behavioral science, including the ability to motivate, counsel, and constructively deal with people at all levels.

H. Strong leadership skills must be capable of leading their organization on a continuous journey of sustained improvement.

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: VEH NAT North America Truck

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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: 055316