Fixed Assets Analyst
Eaton’s Truck division is currently seeking a Fixed Assets Analyst to join our team. This position is based at our San Luis Potosí facility.
As part of the finance group, he/she will be responsible for the general accounting processes such as Fixed Assets Management & Capitalization, and Journal Entry preparation. Furthermore, he/she will support financial close process (monthly basis) and internal controls activities, such as process reviews, balance sheet reconciliations, and corporate reporting requirements.
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Assist in resolution of general accounting and statutory accounting issues. As well as implement corrective actions as necessary.
Participate and support financial close, forecast and Profit Plan activities with accuracy, and in accordance with corporate timing and reporting requirements.
Ensure the Assets transactions done accomplished Eaton policies, Tax, External trade and Price transfer requirements.
Assist & Participate in diverse accounting initiatives and projects as required.
Active participation in development of strategic plan (5 year) and next year profit plan (1 year) capital requirements. Monitor capital spending and ensure compliance to Profit Plan and rolling forecast commitments.
Responsible for fixed asset management, including tracking and capitalization of CIP and fixed assets in compliance with Eaton policy. As well as management of existing assets, and disposition of surplus and excess fixed assets.
Responsible for performing fixed asset inventories and cycle counts as required.
Drive continuous improvement of key financial metrics as they relate to the general accounting function. Responsible to report and drive/implement action items to improve metrics (BSC).
Establish and monitor compliance with internal accounting controls deemed necessary to ensure integrity of financial transactions, reporting and activities; and safeguarding of plant assets in adherence with corporate policies and procedures. Ensure compliance of statutory requirements as applicable to the plant.
Assist in Balance Sheet review process. Ensure comprehensive account reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis and in compliance with Eaton policy; that issues identified are documented and corrective actions implemented in a timely manner. Support formal quarterly balance sheet reviews to ensure account accuracy.
Assist and participate in internal / external audits as required.
Support implementation of improvements to monthly closing procedures ensuring accuracy and timeliness, as well as continuous develop and improvement of financial modeling and tools.
Ensure accurate and timely submission of data to the various Eaton systems (Encore, DFT, RSD, E-room, Cognos, EPM, BSC, etc.)
Maintain an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement in order to achieve departmental and plant goals. Support plant, functional or corporate initiatives.
Support and/or lead department activities related to process improvements and standard work. Assists in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals. Deploy & sustain lean tools and initiatives in order to reduce waste and improve efficiency of the finance function.
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Finance functional competencies: Business Development, Business Planning & performance reporting, Finance & Accounting knowledge, Financial Analysis, Financial Integrity and Control, Financial Processes Improvement and Tech Management, Financial Vision and Acumen, Global perspective.
Degree in Accounting or Finance
Bilingual: Spanish and English, the later one at least at 75% in both writing and verbal.
Minimum of one to three years work experience combined with a technical, specialized knowledge of general accounting that enables the incumbent to solve daily and high exposure problems.
Technical capability to prepare, analyze and interpret financial and operational data/reports.
Superior analytical and thinking skills; Intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability
Strong Interpersonal Skills in order to communicate with customer as well as Eaton Management.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, specially spreadsheet software packages Excel
Sound working knowledge of GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and local statutory requirements.
Oracle Knowledge a Plus
Position involves analytical skills, with some amount of computer modeling to facilitate achievement of reporting requirements. Solutions must be developed for a variety of problems, some which do not readily lend themselves to a quick and easy method of resolution.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities often with demanding time constraints to meet recurring and adhoc reporting requirements.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary to motivate and help direct the organization; exhibits managerial courage in defending a position and handling conflict.
Strong verbal and written communication abilities to achieve clear alignment between plant and region/division.
Focus on continuous improvement and best practice sharing within and across organization.
Ideal entry level position for individual contributor who wants to grow into future supervisory and/or manager role within the local organization and/or Eaton Corporation across Mexico. Ideal for any motivated employee with drive for results, teamwork and leadership qualities.
This position could cover more functional analysis, taxes, cost, statutory accounting.
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Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck
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
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time