Eaton Corporation Financial Accountant in Middlesex, North Carolina

Eaton Corporation’s US Hydraulic Group is seeking a Financial Accountant for its Fluid Conveyance Division, located in Middlesex, NC.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Perform Payroll duties, including reconciling payroll and partnering with HR & supervisors to ensure accuracy of system coding.

  • Manage accounts payable inquiries and respond to suppliers.

  • Assist in month-end activities, including journal entries, reconciliations and financial reports.

  • Assist in annual preparation of the profit plan and department budgets.

  • Monitor, analyze and reconcile inventory, including cycle count procedures and semi-annual physical inventory.

  • Understand and analyze standard cost, verifying the accuracy of standard cost to include variance analysis.

  • Identify, track and validate accuracy of cost out projects; report actual and forecasted amounts.

  • Maintain fixed asset records; conduct fixed asset audits and inventory.

  • Ensure compliance with SOX requirements.


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor‘s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field from an accredited institution.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • MBA from an accredited institution.

  • MS Office Experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in Accounting/Finance within a manufacturing environment.

Position Criteria :

  • Strong leadership, and organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Team oriented, flexible and must be able to work closely with all levels of management and functions.

  • Organized and detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to work in a multi-task/functional environment.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time