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Financial Planning Analyst

Mississauga, Canada


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical sector is seeking a Financial Planning Analyst to join our team! This position is based out of our Mississauga, Ontario facility.

The primary function of a Financial Planning Analyst is to provide value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting support to multiple Canadian divisions in a multi-company and multi-divisional setting. The incumbent will assist with budgets, forecasts, cost analysis, variance analysis and reporting for multiple divisions.

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.

  • You will complete balance sheet account reconciliations in a timely manner
  • You will manage and support regular ad-hoc reporting which will include completing daily sales reports, travel and expense tracking, sales, general and admin expense control and other reporting tasks as required
  • You will support for Eaton freight process and Lighting Systems Solutions’ services team. Freight responsibilities to include:
    o Weekly preparation of freight payment, including review of coding and spend analysis with logistics team
    o Month-end accrual process, along with appropriate variance analysis and explanation of major variations
    o Other ad-hoc freight-related projects (quarterly operational reviews, maintain freight matrix, prepare various schedules, attend freight-related meetings, etc.)
    • Lighting Systems Solutions’ Services support to include:
    o Maintain and update hours tracker by project on a weekly basis
    o Attend weekly operational meetings to update forecasts, understand how month will close out, gain knowledge on latest projects, initiatives and changes within team, which will impact results
    o Assist team with post-mortem analysis after projects are completed
    o Full month-end profit and loss and forecasting responsibility

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: 

  • Four-year university degree in Accounting, Business, Commerce, Economics, and/or Finance
  • Minimum one (1) year of financial planning and reporting related experience
  • CPA designation in progress or in plans
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.
    No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 80 kilometers of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada facility will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Some exposure to month-end/budgeting/forecasting cycles
  • Experience dealing in a cross-functional environment
  • SAP Experience
  • 3 years of financial planning and reporting related experience

Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at:

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: North America – Canada
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: 064778