Eaton Corporation has an opening for a Cost & Management Accountant based in Redditch, UK. The purpose of the role is to manage cost accounting system in entiret, to support the Controller in completing financial analysis for management with a high level of problem solving skills and ability to communicate effectively across functional line, to work with other members of the Finance function as an effective team. The key tasks of the role inlude:
- Complete monthly reporting of 5209 UK Ducting Ledger through Encore & DFT packages in a timely and accurate manner.
-Monitor standard, manufacturing and operational profit during the month, and understand and explain variances to forecast to ensure no surprises during month-end close.
-Complete month end journal entry through Oracle ERP System and reconciliation tasks for UK Ducting and Lakeside General Ledgers.
-To assist in SOX compliance and complete specific monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations in a SOX friendly format.
-Reconciliation of Inter Company Payables Accounts
-Maintain the Fixed Asset Register and ensure all additions accounted for correctly. Manager the CAR request and approval process.
-Maintain accurate standard and current cost system. This includes working with Engineering, Supply Chain Management and Production teams to ensure bill of materials and routers are accurately set up and that material variances are understood and reconciled.
-Develop and understand labour and overhead rates and manage the annual standard cost update.
-Exert strong controls over inventory and E&O, including the preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations and working alongside production to ensure obsolete inventory is correctly accounted for.
-Assist in the annual physical inventory / ongoing cycle counts by ensuring adequate controls and procedures, and completing all required documentation for Group. Assist Inventory controller in ad-hoc PI specific requirements.
-Trouble shoot existing accounting systems to correct problems. Develop new procedures and process improvements to enhance financial control and reporting.
-To complete preparation of profit plan and departmental budgets for UK Ducting and maintenance of Reporting Templates and Encore & DFT systems as required by Group
-To complete Customs & Excise Intrastat and Government Statistical Returns
-To participate in the Quality and Lean activities of the department, including BOS
-Become cross-trained throughout the department and deputise for the AP and AR team members, ensuring that we maintain performance levels during times of peak workload and absence / holidays.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent professional qualification (CIMA / ACCA part qualified (finalist) etc.).
- Relevant experience in field or equivalent
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software.
Working knowledge of MFG Pro preferred.
Previous experience of US GAAP / Sarbannes Oxley reporting an advantage
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Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution
Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No