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Senior Cost Analyst

Arecibo, Puerto Rico


Job Description

Become a business partner with the Plant Controller providing accurate financial information on sales, costs, standards margins, expenses, cost savings, special analysis, headcount and other required specific analysis on request.
Manage and prepare all inventory and cost related entries, physical inventory coordination (including reconciliation), and all cost accounting and inventory related processes according to EATON Financial Policy requirements.

•All inventory accountability control performed the following reports:
◦Weekly analysis of inventory balances and purchase price variances
◦Salvage Sheet disposition: Document used to authorize obsolete material disposal with authorization from Leadership Team members
◦Material at vendor (outside premises) reconciliation
◦End of month inventory reconciliation to Mapics on-hand balances
•Physical Inventory Organization & Performance:
◦Update physical inventory instructions to be submitted for approval by Group Controller
◦Supplies and organization of the overall process
◦Accountability verification and control
◦Perpetual balances reconciliation
◦Management of perpetual inventory transactions in AS400 (Mapics).
◦Transactions management and controls implementation for all material movement

•Scrap auditing and accountability, performed by the following reports and activities:
◦Identification of worst offenders: Report used to identified material with worst scrap
◦Rework and salvage material opportunity activities
◦General Process Improvement and accuracy

•BOM audits and corrections for Feeders and Assembly parts:
◦Promote continuous routing updates to capture cost improvements and productivity
◦Verify drawing structure vs. Mapics and production actual process
◦Production STD deviation control and accountability.
◦Prepare BS reconciliations relating to inventory and inventory reserves (excess and obsolete).
◦Lead systems implementation and upgrades; making recommendations for process improvement.
◦Promote an atmosphere of continuous improvement.
◦Perform annual cost roll process to establish plant manufacturing rates and maintain standard costing system.
◦Establish and maintain internal controls and evaluation of plant systems for conformance with division and corporate guidelines, including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited institution required
• Minimum 3 years of experience in cost accounting position
• Fully bilingual (English / Spanish)
• PC programs proficiency with working knowledge Windows, Microsoft Office (Excel program knowledge a must), AS400, Oracle, Mapics
• Critical system knowledge expertise required (MAPICS, VISTA, MENTOR, ACCESS, ORACLE)

• Audit techniques and general Accounting Principles
• Must be legally authorized to work in Puerto Rico/US without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master Degree in Accounting
• CPA/CMA Certification


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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 PCD Power Components 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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 055396