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Costing Analyst

Cwmbran South Wales, United Kingdom


Job Description

The Role

Due to expansion Eaton Lighting Systems now has an excellent role on offer for a Costing Analyst to join our finance  team.


We are looking for a resourceful, enthusiastic individual that tackles challenges head-on and is able to work effectively both independently and in tandem with other members of the team. You will demonstrate individual initiative, good attention to detail and a drive to do what is needed to deliver results.

The Costing Analyst  will report directly to the Finance Manager and will be accountable for:

Principal Accountabilities

  • Establishing standard costs and updating them as appropriate

  • Tracking costing of new products through pro launch gate presentations to release

  • Variance analysis reporting

  • Tracking of standard hours and efficiency

  • Reporting of returns, scrap, warranty and unusual inventory transactions

  • Tracking of TWE savings


Person Requirements:
  • Good academic record

  • Attention to detail is essential

  • Knowledge of SAP, desirable

  • Excellent Microsoft skills

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a fast paced, accountable team environment.

  • Hands-on approach to all tasks

  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise multiple projects

  • Analytical skills,  to analyse and report data relating to departmental KPIs

  • Ability to work within a number of businesses and processes

  • Willingness to take on additional duties and develop new 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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

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: No

Requisition ID: 062246