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Plant Controller

Cleveland, Ohio


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking a  Plant Controller to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa’s facility.
The Plant Controller  is responsible to directs all finance-accounting activities in accordance with corporate and division policies and procedures.  Oversees general accounting for Mexico and US, budgeting, and payroll. Performs specialized analysis to support complex business decisions by Plant Management.
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:
-Coordinates and prepares monthly forecasts, annual profit plan and strategic plan for the campus and presents to division management.
-Provides financial analysis, interpretation of variances from budgets and advice to management
-Oversees preparation of budgets and forecasts.
-Develops sustainable closing, forecast and management reporting processes and assists the Campus Manager and operating team in developing and driving improvement strategies for site.
-Insures adherence to standard accounting principles and practices.
-Evaluates all capital investment for the campus to insure returns meet division guidelines.
-Develops and maintains a current system of internal controls compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley.
-Insures accurate and reliable product cost and inventory valuation.
-Analyzes units’ results and makes recommendations to financial and operating -management to maximize the sites profit and cash flow.
-Makes financial presentations of business results to campus and division management.
-Support initiatives to improve EHS culture; Participate in a EHS team (Ergo, Safety, Green, etc);  Include safety topics in departmental meetings;  Achieve near misses goal.
-Support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, Ideas-Programs, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives.
-Participate in PROLaunch as DGC member.
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 (Basic) Qualifications:
-BS in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. MBA and or CPA preferred
-Prior experience as a plant controller preferably in a maquiladora or for a US corporation in Mexico
-Minimum of 8 years professional experience in same position in the same industry sector
-Familiar with Payroll information Systems (Tress, CGA, Oracle, SAP)
-Bilingual English/Spanish (preferable) 
-Proficient in MS Office /Excel, able to develop spread sheets

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 FCV Fluid Conveyance 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: 064113