Assistant Management Accountant
Responsible for the co-ordination of business unit financial and performance reporting, ensuring that financial records are accurately maintained.
Utilise accounting information to support the Management team to establish and execute business improvement opportunities / cost efficiencies.
Operating within a shared service environment, the post holder will have strong communication skills with the ability to confidently discuss financial matters via conference call / web conference where necessary. Willingness to travel is essential.
The post holder will have the ability to work at high intensity with minimal guidance to deliver accurate and meaningful reports / results to key stakeholders.
The essential functions of the role include:
Shared Service Finance lead for the assigned business unit(s) processes with responsibility for the preparation of financial and performance reporting including detailed analysis of revenue and costs, KPIs and supplementary data, ensuring requirements are delivered on-time and right first time.
Takes full responsibility for the assigned month end close processes; working in collaboration with business partners and in line with divisional reporting timetables to populate management reporting systems during the appropriate reporting windows.
Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis for the assigned business unit(s) and account codes, including full analysis and supporting documentation for all balances.
Assist in the development of improved systems and processes and specifically lead the enhancement of assigned business unit(s) P&L, balance sheet and performance reporting to provide a more accurate and in-depth view of results, forecasts and key drivers.
Shared Service Finance lead on ensuring full compliance with Eaton policy for the assigned business unit(s) and processes.
Ensure adequacy of all internal controls through SOX compliance and risk management
Proactively build strong relationships with all members of the finance team to allow flexibility, cover and knowledge enhancement.
Shared Service Finance lead for internal and external audits of assigned business unit(s) and processes
Individual with energy, stamina and passion for the business and demonstrates strong learning capabilities.
Desire to understand business drivers and to develop close working relationships with key stakeholders
Comfortable with tight reporting deadlines and a short month end close cycle
Degree Level or equivilent, perferably finance or business related would be beneficial or proven industry experience High calibre part-qualified CIMA/ACCA with industry experience
Proven track record in finance roles
"Knowledge of Oracle and SAP would be a distinct advantage
Advanced Excel skills are essential (ODBC data connections, vlookups, pivot tables and various add-ins)"
"Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure
Strong analytical skills, with attention to detail
Eager to work in a dynamic and complex organization characterized by matrix relations
Advanced analytical and Customer focus skills"
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Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No