Senior Accountant

Job Description

Eaton South Molton



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Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a leading global engineering company. Our site in South Molton is a part of our Aerospace Group, producing and modifying components for leading aerospace and defence companies worldwide. The site has close links to other sites in the UK and globally.



Your key deliverables:

  • Assisting the Plant Controller in the consolidation and analysis of financial and operational information for the plant

  • Working on profit planning, including strategic planning cycle

  • Producing monthly results reports for the senior management

  • Supporting the compliance assurance in relation to Sarbanes Oxley and internal compliance policies and procedures

  • Providing accurate and timely market and variance analysis in line with monthly, quarterly and annual forecast requirements

  • Partnering with senior management and providing advice and support to managers at all levels within the organisation

  • Assisting in the preparation of the monthly forecast income statement and balance sheet and capital expenditure related reporting & administration

  • Working on MFGPRO and Oracle systems in order to produce accurate analysis

  • Working closely with Value Stream managers and ensuring work orders are accurate, preparing sales to margin analysis and reconciling inventory position for the site

  • Working closely with the Continuous Improvement team on lean and improvement processes, reporting on cost out activities and making sure accurate metrics are in place



Are you?


  • A degree level qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline

  • CIMA/ ACCA qualification (minimum part-qualified)

  • Strong accounting experience within manufacturing environment

  • Possessing knowledge of GAAP and US GAAP

  • Understanding of the requirements for Sarbanes Oxley compliance processes

  • Understanding of information systems processing (Oracle and MFGPRO would be preferable)

  • Exceptional organizational skills and keen attention to detail

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to work within an international, multicultural US based matrix organisation


If yes, then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers?


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us



Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.






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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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