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Financial Analyst

Ellisville, Missouri


Job Description

Eaton Corporation has an opening for a Financial Analyst within the Electrical Product Group, Bussmann division.. This position is based at our Ellisville, MO location.

Position Overview :

The Financial Analyst role is responsible for providing timely and unbiased analysis and insights to inform critical business decisions in support of various functions and operations. This role drives forecasting, efficient report production and distribution enabling timely analysis and communication of trends, risks and opportunities.  It also interacts with key teams in systems and process improvements.

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.

Essential Functions:
  • The Senior Financial Analyst works collaboratively with global business leads to complete the month-end closing, coordinate the monthly forecast and develop the annual profit plan for the global Engineering and Sales teams.  

  • Leads the financial processes for locations in the US, Brazil, Poland, China, India, Korea and UK. Coordinates with regional financial leads to ensure that headcounts and spending are accurately forecasted and recorded. Works effectively with multiple currencies.

  • Supports the month-end closing by preparing journal entries, cross-charge allocations and month-end accruals. Consolidates and reviews global spending to ensure that all expenses are recorded accurately in all regions.

  • Coordinates the monthly forecast and annual profit plan by preparing department budgets, reviewing budgets for consistency and completion, analyzing spending trends, tracking headcounts, calculating allocations, completing reporting and preparing presentations.

  • Responsible for supporting the global engineering teams by developing global project based spending reports that include engineering time, labor, material, services and revenue. Works collaboratively with global product line leads to plan and forecast the global project portfolio.

  • Completes balance sheet reconciliations for product line ledgers.

  • Works closely with business leads in Sales, Engineering, HR, Financial Services, Supply Chain and IT to solve problems and provide highly responsive and timely results.

  • Analyzes key performance drivers to investigate spending variances. Performs root cause analysis to resolve problems. Interprets financial results and communicates opportunities for improvement to budget leads

  • Works in a team environment to drive improvement in financial processes through tools/systems, automation, and standardization. Cross-train with other analysts to build skills and experience across the division finance team.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience
  • No relocation is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Ellisville, MO be considered.

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of corporate financials policies, procedures, and systems.

  • Knowledge of Eaton Corporate, Division and Plant reporting policy and structure

  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills

Strong ERP and business process knowledge preferably SAP


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: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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: 066436