Finance Co-Op

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Group is seeking a Finance Co-Op in our Grand Rapids, MI location.

Primary Function:

The Global Credit and Collections Center located in Grand Rapids MI has an exciting opportunity for an Eaton Intern Program (Finance) participant. This person will report directly to the Global Credit and Collections Manager and will be engaged with the Credit and Collections Representatives, Customers, Site Sales Teams, Contracts, and the Aerospace leadership team.  This experience will give the Intern appreciation and experience working in a corporate environment with heavy focus on Days Sales Outstanding. 

Essential Functions:
  • Support Customer Tax Exempt Status Project
  • Serve as a business partner to Credit and Collections reps.

  • Assist in standardizing daily reporting and transitioning work instructions to Pune, India.

  • Work with site Customer Service to correct customer disputes.

  • Work with Global C&C Manager on ad hoc project analysis as needed

  • Support the EMEA team as necessary
  • 5S electronic filing system
Development Experience Gained:
  • Co-Op will act as the finance business partner with Global Credit and Collections Team

  • Co-Op will gain functional knowledge working with a major ERP’s (Oracle)

  • Co-Op will learn transferable finance experience in credit policy, customer, contracts, plant, Continues Improvement, compliance, leadership, and balance sheet

  • Co-Op will gain exposure to a global finance organization as well as key leaders at the site, division, and group level


Basic qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution in Finance or Accounting.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Must be able to work on an on-going basis without requiring company sponsorship

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

  • No relocation is available for this role, all applicants must reside within 50 miles of the Grand Rapids, MI manufacturing site


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: AER Aerospace Group

Job Level: Entry Level
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