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Plant Controller

Reynosa, Mexico


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking a Plant Controler to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa facility.
The Plant Controles  is responsible for develop forward-looking insights to drive management decision, actions and improve operational and financial results.  The Plant Controller provides proactive leadership around issues and opportunities.  The individual will need to drive short term actions to achieve current results while supporting the deployment of progressive strategies which result in a sustainable competitive advantage and strong financial return on investment. 
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.
Some activities related with the position will be:
A.        Develop and coordinate plant profit plans, monthly forecasts, goals & objectives, financial reconciliations, reports and analysis for plant management, including variance analysis and cost control reporting and recommendations.
B.        Advise and counsel plant manager on financial implications of operating strategies, cost control actions and decisions.
C.        Manage, analyze, evaluate and interpret plant financial forecasts and operating results.  Inform management of results and recommend corrective actions to address unfavorable variances.
D.        Review, analyze and evaluate financial data and information for accuracy, consistency and transparency.  Maintain integrity of financial reports prepared by the plant.
E.        Interpret, implement and monitor corporate policies and procedures, ensure financials are reported in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and local statutory requirements. 
F.         Develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting systems to provide timely and relevant information to plant, region/division, and corporate management and cost control. Develop, control and maintain adequate product costing systems for valuation and cost estimating activities.
G         Direct ongoing audit and analysis of account balances to ensure and maintain integrity of plant general ledger and its supporting sub-systems.  Assess adequacy of reserves and overall financial reporting.
H.        Establish, monitor and maintain a system of internal controls that safeguards company asset and provides for integrity and propriety of financial transactions and activities. Compliance with corporate policy, including SOX.
I.          Evaluate and approve plant capital appropriation requests prior to region/division and corporate management approval.  Monitor and report purchase commitments and spending for all capital programs.  Conduct follow-up audits to ensure compliance for all significant capital investments.                  
J.         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.                                                               
K.        Manages the deployment of cost saving and other programs to provide operating economies and improve profitability.
L.         Supports and monitors variable pay for performance, as applicable.
M.        Ensures that the appropriate plant quality policy and system are thoroughly implemented in the finance function.  Ensure all finance responsibilities are defined and communicated throughout the plant with specific responsibilities and appropriate timing.  Ensures the deployment of finance standard work.
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:
  1. BS degree in Finance or Accounting
  2. Minimum of 7 years’ experience in Finance or Accounting
  3. Sound working knowledge of GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and local statutory requirements.  
Preferred Qualifications:
  2. Experience in a manufacturing environment
  3. Fluent in Spanish preferred
  4. Experience working in a multi-cultural environment
  5. Knowledge & understanding of Corp, region/division and plant reporting policies
  6. Technical capability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial and operational data/reports.
  7. Superior 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 FFD Fluid Filtration Division

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, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 057473