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Cost Accountant

Santa Rosa Jauregui, Mexico


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking a Cost Accountant to join our team.
This position is based at our Queretaro facility.
The Cost Accountant  is responsible for controlling the operations related to:
  • Costs, MPV,CONC,FLEX and inventory analysis
  • Support in preparing the month end, forecast and profit plan; for manufacturing expenses, cost and inventory balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare the daily and weekly report; to top management at plant or division.
  • Prepare Sox Reconciliations related to the position
  • Internal controls review such as policies, procedures and annual reviews.
  • Assists on external, internal and SOX audits
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:
Analyze variation of standard cost and determine causes for the implementation of corrective measures.
Processing and analysis of the cost of production and sales statements reports to achieve finance metrics accordingly.
Updates the standard cost by calculating burden, tack on and material costs, validating prices and impact on results, running processes updating costs high, low and changes in articles by engineering as well as validating the same.
Reports, analysis, monitoring the scrap generated in the plant and quarantine area
Reports, analysis, inventory reconciliations and special moves on them, is responsible for informing the appropriate anomalies and potential problems to take preventive actions.
Support and monitoring of charges to suppliers generated by quality problems or any other defect.
Integration of monthly purchases accounting and transfer prices analysis.
Support the realization of reports and special activities such as physical inventories on site and 3rd party processors, financial projections, forecast and profit plan.
On audit fieldwork on site in charge of internal controls, inventory and cost
Prepare complex financial analysis for management, including analysis of main variances to forecast, profit plan, last year, quarters and standards
Assist the controller with balance sheet analysis, income statement analysis and cost of production statement for reporting, audit and tax purposes.
CONC monitoring and analysis previous to month end
FLEX  monitoring and analysis previous to month end
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in accounting or related financial field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in either a corporate or public Accounting environment
  • MFG pro, Oracle, Encore and RSD knowledge.
  • Understanding of budgets and cost drivers.
  • Basic working knowledge of accounting and / or cost.
  • English (advanced written and oral)
  • Leadership skills to delegate and resolve multiple situations effectively.
  • Work under the guidelines, policies and process of Eaton's Philosophy, IATF 16949 and ISO 14000 Environmental.
Aditional Information:
  • 5-S Continuous Commitment
  • Proficient in MS Office toolset.
  • Ability to plan, organize and build effective teams and motivate others.
  • Ability to facilitate team sessions.
  • Highly motivated and driven for results
  • Process oriented with an understanding of business.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement programs
  • Multi-cultural skills, needs to interact with individuals over the world.
Functional Competencies:
  • Business Development
  • Business Planning & perform reporting
  • Finance & Accounting Knowledge
  • Financial Analysis

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 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: 061788