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Financial Controller

Arad, Romania


Job Description


Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on

Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


Working at our production site in Arad, reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for performing accounting, controlling, reporting tasks in order to in ensure accurate financial statements and coordinating the cost improvement activities at plant level.


Financial Controller



Key functions:

  • Maintains standard costs, purchasing prices, selling prices into the system
  • Analyses/Reports  PPV (Purchase Price Variance), BOM’ s (Bill of Materials) and MUV’ s (Material Usage Variance)
  • Prepares of  Rolling Forecast, Monthly Forecast and  Annual Budget in accordance with Company guidelines and procedures
  • Investigates variances against budgets and provides analyses of differences
  • Review together with department managers execution of departmental cost budget
  • Ensures the accuracy of standard costs and selling prices by reviewing them in a timely manner
  • Drives cost improvement projects at plant level: track/update/report cost improvement projects 
  • Prepares  CARs (Capital Appropriation Requests) tracking the expenditure in SAP / ORACLE
  • Reports on Fixed Assets : creation, retirement, Internal Orders settlement
  • Maintains CAPEX tracking
  • Participates at the periodical stock take and fixed assets counts


Are you?


  • Educated at Bachelor degree from an Economics institution?
  • Possessing at least 2 years’ experience in Financial Controlling?
  • Knowledgeable in Cost Accounting?
  • Possessing initiative and strong problem solving abilities?
  • Able to work with numbers and analyze data in a fast paced environment?
  • Familiar with manufacturing environment?
  • Experienced with SAP (or other accounting software)?
  • Fluent in English?


What Eaton offers?

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Contract in fast growing global company
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us

(Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable)


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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 061349