Manager Finance

Job Description

Would you like to make a difference to the environment? Do you want to work for a global and ethical company? Join us and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that make a real impact. We make what matters work. To find out more about us check:

For our Hengelo organization we are looking for a Finance Manager 

Our Hengelo site employs around 650 people. Our product portfolio covers for Low & Medium Voltage Systems for electricity distribution to various types of markets, data-centers, utilities, oil & gas, marine.

As Finance manager, you will be responsible for the financial and accounting tasks and activities of the location in Hengelo. All in accordance with corporate, division and national, policy, procedures and requirements. You master the ledger and the reports and you are able to report clearly about this. All this within a fast, monthly closing cycle.

Your main duties:

  • You manage a team of a total of 9 people that deals with debtor and creditor administration and sub-administration, invoicing of projects and monthly reporting activities. This with the aim of providing accurate and clear reports and explanations about deviations to your supervisor (plant controller) and other stakeholders.
  • In addition, the payroll administration and a large part of the financial compliance tasks (SOX) also fall under your responsibility.
  • You are an important point of contact during audits.
  • In addition to the regular activities, you will also participate in project groups and contribute to process improvements.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration required
  • Min. 3-5 years of experience in Finance Accounting positions.

  • Strong insight into accounting and financial principles such as Dutch GAAP and US GAAP;

  • Ability to work in a multidimensional matrix structure and dynamic company;

  • Hands-on mentality, taking responsibility;

  • Knowledge and solid experience with payroll administration and accounting management;

  • Knowledge of financial systems (Oracle) and ERP systems;

  • Extensive experience with Excel;

  • Excellent oral and written skills in Dutch and English.


What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Permanent contract in fast growing global company

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

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

  • Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully


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: ESSD Electrical Solutions and Services Div EMEA

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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