Eaton Corporation Senior Financial Analyst in Syracuse, New York

Eaton’s Corporate Crouse-Hind Division within the Electrical Products Group is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst. The Senior Financial Analyst will be based at our Syracuse, NY facility.

Position Overview:

The position is accountable to perform financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, accounting, special project analysis and create financial reports to provide, Corporate, Division, and Business Unit management with reliable information to make decisions impacting the financial performance of the corporation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review and analyze financial forecasts operating budgets and strategic plans.

  • Provide in depth analysis on financial performance and root cause variances to forecasts.

  • Report the daily progress of the business toward the monthly established goals, giving the management team the first line of reporting to trends in the marketplace.

  • Perform detailed SG&A expenditure analysis to identify trends and areas in need of cost control focus. Provide valuable variance analysis to highlight issues or opportunities and promote understanding of necessary changes.

  • Perform business unit finance/accounting month-end closing procedures, complete account reconciliations, prepare journal entries.

  • Work collaboratively with the department to propose and implement process improvement ideas to enable more accurate and faster reporting.

  • Analyze Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash flow statements for domestic and international business units.

  • In certain situations, will act as the team lead in regards to process improvement and evaluation


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics from an accredited institution is required.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment is required.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Syracuse, NY facility will be considered.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred.

  • Financial analysis or accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Experience with SAP, Business Warehouse, Hyperion Enterprise, Hyperion Financial Manager (HFM)

  • 3-5 years of accounting or finance experience preferred.

Position Criteria:

  • Detail-oriented

  • High level of integrity

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Able to work well with people across multiple functions

  • Ability to communicate/present to senior level managers

  • Requires a strong understanding of standard financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) and working knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time