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Finance Analyst (Slough Location)

Slough, United Kingdom


Job Description

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 as a key member of the Slough finance team, 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:

Slough 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.

Slough 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.

Slough Finance lead for internal and external audits of assigned business unit(s) and processes

The ideal candidate would be an individual with energy, stamina and passion for the business and demonstrates strong learning capabilities and a desire to understand business drivers and to develop close working relationships with key stakeholders.  You must also be comfortable with tight reporting deadlines and a short month end close cycle



High calibre part-qualified CIMA/ACCA with industry experience
Knowledge of Oracle would be a distinct advantage
Advanced Excel skills are essential (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

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Sales EMEA

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: 067297