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Controller- Global Operations, emobility

Tualatin, Oregon


Job Description

Eaton’s eMobility segment is currently seeking an Operations Controller to provide strategic, analytical and tactical leadership and support to its global eMobility operations.  This position is based at our Tualatin, Oregon facility.
Position Overview :
Reporting to the Director of Finance, eMobility, this individual will act as a business partner to  global Operations leaders and functionally lead and coach plant and regional Controllers to maximize thri profitable growth, and conform to corporate financial policies, legal requirements and GAAP.
This dynamic leader will manage key financial aspects for the  eMobilility segment, including monthly financial reporting, financial close, forecast and annual profit plan, financial analysis, financial policies and procedures, functional excellence.
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Essential Functions:
  • You will Act as a business partner to the eMobility leadership team through  the financial and operational analysis and actions, and partner with VP/GM of Operations to achieve financial and operational objectives. Perform special analysis to support business decision making, This can include financial analysis in support of capital investments, operational improvements, operational business models, make vs. buy analysis, etc.
  • You will drive functional excellence, financial policy, process and systems improvements to insure the integrity of financial results and to improve efficiencies.
  • You will provide guidance and support in the consolidation, reporting and analysis of monthly results and forecasts, including appropriate commentary for the eMobility segment to Sector and Corporate leadership teams.  Highlight areas of concern and recommend improvement actions. 
  • You will evaluate capital appropriation request and works with the businesses and plants to ensure documents meet all Corporate requirements and clearly articulate capital requirements and associated benefits to the organization.
  • You will coordinate financial planning and reporting activities for “Distribution / pass-through” entities with Finance peers across other operating business units and segments.
  • You will lead the segment profit planning process to orchestrate the efforts of the business and plants planning teams to develop a solid plan with all required presentation materials for Group and Sector review.
  • Work with Corporate Treasury to drive improvements to eMobility currency and commodity hedging results.
  • Provide leadership to the eMobility finance organization in recruiting and developing top talent.   Coach and mentor high potentials within the organization.
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Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 10 years broad financial experience within manufacturing organizations, preferably in an automotive or OEM supplying industry.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
Preferred Experience:
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with multi- national organizations.
  • SAP and Oracle knowledge preferred.
Position Criteria:
  • Proven managerial capability
  • Strong Interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong work ethic, professionalism and flexibility
  • Ability to  adapt to a growing and evolving  environment and dynamic industry
  • Ability to operate across , and influence within, a complex matrixed global organization structure
  • Thorough Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and concepts.
  • Pronouncements of external regulatory  bodies, such as Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, IRS, IASB., etc.
  • Ability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial and operations analyses/reports.
  • Broad general business knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of financial  and ERP systems( SAP and /or Oracle a plus)
  • General working knowledge of all functional areas of the Group, Sector and Corporate organizations.
  • Working knowledge of sourcing and manufacturing practices followed by Operations personnel.
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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

Job Level: Director
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: 058766