Financial Analyst

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical sector is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join our team in Lincoln, Illinois.

Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

Prepares actual financial statements and rolling forecast reports.   Serves as the backup for all capital/fixed asset responsibilities


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


In this function you will:

  • Review Oracle reports for accuracy.
  • Prepare management information reports pertaining to financial statements, variance analysis and budgets.

  • Input forecast data into the Encore system.

  • Forecast financial information to division headquarters and world headquarters.

  • Make all authorized transactions to the corporate fixed asset capital project database and requests reports for plant management.  (backup)

  • Review journal entries.
  • Communicate with division personnel using p.c. formats (Excel spreadsheets and reports).

  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Serve as lead financial person in cost of quality reporting.  This may include changing account coding and making general recommendations to help achieve corporate objectives for improvements in cost of nonconformance.  Communication with Lincoln quality manager will be frequent.

  • Assist the controller in the annual profit plan

  • Prepare detailed warranty analysis & researches information in order to make recommendations or give explanations to management.

  • Serve as the leader of the Concur travel and expense reporting process.

  • Adhere to all facility safety guidelines and identifies potential hazards to reduce or eliminate them.

  • Maintain organization and cleanliness in work area and supports all procedures set forth to assure product and process quality and plant manufacturing principles.




Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 3 years accounting/finance experience.

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Preferred qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of corporate asset and capital projects system, Encore, Oracle, Vista, and Mapics.  Strong working knowledge of Excel and strong personal computing skills.

  • Knowledgeable about the Oracle journal entry procedures.

  • Understand the account structures and understand financial statements.

Position Criteria:
  • Conformance to Environmental Management System requirements.

  • Compliance to all Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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: ES CRDS RESI Residential

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No