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Finance Controller, DPQ

Shanghai Shi, China


Job Description

Job Title: Finance Controller DPQ Division # 063983


If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.


We are looking forward to a Finance Controller DPQ Division in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Shanghai, China.


This exciting role is to lead the Distributed Power Quality (DPQ) BU's finance team by providing strategic direction, counsel and recommendations, and partnering with business leaders to drive sales growth, improve cost structure, productivity and profitability, and enhance the finance function and service delivery.

Your Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Act as a business partner in assisting the general manager and other members of the management team to achieve business objectives - providing value added analysis, financial counsel and making appropriate recommendations to support the business’s strategic and operational decision making.

  • Ensure all key aspects of finance, including revenue, costs & expenses, cash flow, assets, credit control, collection, tax, capital investment are well managed in DPQ.

  • Prepare monthly forecast and perform analysis for actual performance vs. forecast, provide accounting and other financial information in a timely manner to the management team.

  • Lead and present strategic financial data during business meetings and planning sessions working in collaboration with the leadership teams.

  • Lead the DPQ profit planning process to orchestrate the efforts of the teams to develop a solid plan with all required presentation materials for reviews.

  • Provide leadership to the finance team, and continue to develop, strengthen and upgrade the finance team & talent, so as to build a high performing organization.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by general manager.    


If you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or Business Administration from an accredited institution. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required. MBA is a plus.

  • Minimum 10 years of all-round accounting and cost accounting experience, gained in the manufacturing sector of multi-national companies, and at least 5 years in the supervisory position.

  • Oversight experience leading a financial team.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence a geographically dispersed finance organization conducting business around the globe.

  • Strong executive presence and ability to influence the direction of the business up by providing accurate and financial information aimed at positively impacting business objectives.

  • Ability to establish relationships with peers through a collaborative style while driving to achieve desired results.

  • Past accomplishments as a champion of change when necessary to drive change in the organization by improving and implementing financial processes to enhance the business.

  • Strong track record of taking on increasing financial responsibilities throughout his/her career while developing and building organizational and team capabilities.

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!


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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: PQD DPQD Distributed Power Quality Division

Job Level: Manager
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: 063983