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Senior Financial Analyst, Commercial Finance

Eden Prairie, Minnesota


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst, Commercial Finance. The Senior Analyst, Commercial Finance will be based at our Eden Prairie, MN facility. 


The Senior Financial Analyst- Commercial Finance works collaboratively with sales OPEX, pricing, customer service, field sales and marketing as well as supply chain, FP&A, operations and IT teams.  This role is viewed as a strong developmental role for future managment in the commercial or financial functions and provides an excellent learning opportunity on the front-end side of the Hydraulics Business.  The role provides an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of our major customers, markets and products as well as how we go to market through pricing, rebate strategies and channel partnerships.


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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • You will work cross-functionally with Sales and Marketing and deliver tools and metrics to promote organizational alignment with the company’s strategic commercial goals and drive performance.
  • You will maintain databases and processes that support sales and margin reporting.  Work cross functionally with supply chain, operations and finance to improve current processes and raise the bar of quality and capability for margin and mix analytics.
  • You will identify factors that contribute to trends and reporting variances and provide timely insight and review into such factors as sales, margin, customer/product/channel mix, deductions, pricing etc.
  • You will produce financial reviews to evaluate the impacts and outcomes of key drivers in our commercial demand; market, penetration, attrition, new products, pricing, etc
  • You will prepare standard and ad hoc executive level operating review analytics driving focus on both strong and lagging commercial sales and margin indicators
  • You will provide commercial support for cross-functional strategic long-term projects (systems & processes) as well as support development of India reporting and analytics capabilities.
  • You will complete monthly tasks and controls required to ensure financial integrity and audit compliance of all commercial expenses and programs impacting trade deductions and support; growth programs, tooling programs, rebates, customer specific contracts, sales incentives, etc.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance from an accredited institution is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in accounting, finance, and/or data analytics
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Eden Prairie, MN facility will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General systems and data knowledge experience including BI financial reporting systems
  • Big data and data warehouse architecture experience
  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Commercial finance experience
 Position Criteria:
  • Proven problem solving abilities and investigative skills
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be highly motivated and have the ability to work alone and cross-functionally
  • Change agent; demonstrated ability to improve processes and eliminate waste
  • Customer focus (internal and external customers)
  • Ethical; operates with high regard to integrity and trust
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint skills.

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: HYD Hydraulics Group

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: 061157