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Lead Accounting Analyst

Cleveland, Ohio


Job Description

Eaton’s Global Financial Accounting Team is currently seeking an Accounting Lead Analyst to join our team. This position is based at our Beachwood, Ohio facility.


The Lead Analyst is responsible for performing professional accounting work involving reporting and analysis of global financial results to provide senior management with timely and accurate financial information that aids in decision-making. In this role, you will analyze, and correct financial data as submitted by all operations worldwide using various accounting systems.


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 act as the controller of significant US corporate site which requires actuals, forecast and profit plan analysis and reporting including preparation of journal entries and quarterly account reconciliations

• You will act as the controller of smaller US corporate sites responsible for ensuring balances are accurately stated and quarterly account reconciliations are prepared and reviewed

• You will review and analyze P&L allocations to determine necessary adjustments during close and oversee the follow up after close

• You will participate or lead special projects/process improvements to help drive efficiencies in the finance organization

• You will assist with audit requests from internal and external auditors

• You will respond to various ad hoc reporting requests


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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution

  • Minimum three (3) years of professional accounting and/or finance experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Corporate Sponsorship now or in the future

  • No relocation is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Beachwood, Ohio to be considered.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of US GAAP

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent analytical thinking skills, with close attention to detail and a drive for results

  • Oracle, SAP, and/or HFM experience

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 – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

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: 065765