Campus Controller/Finance Manager

Job Description

Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baa_aiJ4L7E

 

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

 

As a Campus Controller, you will be a key member of the plant leadership team and region/division finance team. The position reports directly to the Plant Manager and functionally to the finance function.

This role is instrumental to manage financial performance of Bielsko-Biala production plant including analysis of forecasts and actual performance, business drivers, and operational metrics.

The Plant Controller provides technical competency to ensure compliance with corporate financial policies, legal requirements (i.e. SOX) and US GAAP. This individual is responsible for administrative process improvements within the plant, creates and implements procedures to improve the internal control environment, streamlined efforts and provide increased transparency of financial results.

 

Your key deliverables :

 

  • Develop and coordinate plant profit plans, strategic plans, monthly forecasts, goals & objectives, financial reconciliations, reports and analysis for plant management, including variance analysis and cost control reporting and recommendations

  • Advise and counsel plant manager on financial implications of operating strategies, cost control actions and decisions

  • Manage, analyse, evaluate and interpret plant financial forecasts and operating results. Inform management of results and recommend corrective actions to address unfavourable variances

  • Review, analyse and evaluate financial data and information for accuracy, consistency and transparency

  • Interpret, implement and monitor corporate policies and procedures, ensure financials are reported in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and local statutory requirements

  • Develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting systems to provide timely and relevant information to plant, region/division, and corporate management and cost control

  • Ownership of account reconciliation process to maintain integrity of plant general ledger and its supporting sub-systems 

  • Establish, monitor and maintain a system of internal controls that safeguards company asset and provides for integrity and propriety of financial transactions and activities. Compliance with corporate policy, including SOX

  • Evaluate and approve plant capital appropriation requests prior to region/division and corporate management approval.  Monitor and report purchase commitments and spending for all capital programs. Conduct follow-up audits to ensure compliance for all significant capital investments     

  • Manage hiring, training and development of plant financial staff                                            

  • Manages the deployment of cost saving and other programs to provide operating economies and improve profitability 

  • Supports and monitors variable pay for performance, as applicable

  • Ensures that the appropriate plant quality policy and system are thoroughly implemented in the finance function. Ensures all finance responsibilities are defined and communicated

Qualifications

Are you?

 

Required:

  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA/CMA/MBA preferred or equivalent local professional qualifications

  • Minimum of nine years of professional experience

  • Sound working knowledge of SOX, US GAAP and local statutory requirements  

  • Technical capability to prepare, analyse and interpret financial and operational data/reports

  • Good superior analytical and thinking skills; Intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities often with demanding time constraints 

  • Excellent 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

  • Strong change management leadership skills required to drive environment of continuous improvement 

  • Solid professional presence and confidence required to interact and command respect from Plant Leadership team

  • Fluent English

     

Desired:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

 

Then we want to hear about you!

 

What Eaton offers:

 

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package (bonus, company car, medical insurance)

  • 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

  • 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

  • Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

  • Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen


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: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time