Eaton Corporation Senior Financial Analyst in Charlotte, North Carolina

Eaton’s Commercial Distribution Products & Assemblies Division is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst. The Senior Financial Analyst will be based at our Charlotte, NC facility.

Position Overview:

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for all activities related to the Accounting/Finance department, which involve the application of established accounting principles, theories, and concepts to carry out daily operations. They are also responsible to compute and prepare income statements, reports, and analysis. Assume responsibility for the analysis of systems and statements and for the development and implementation of improvements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support the monthly closing and rolling forecast processes. Perform accounting statement preparation, financial planning and capital spending budgeting tasks for the particular activity, i.e., monthly closing journal entry and income

  • Analyze operational and financial data, investigate variances, identify business drivers, and evaluate their impact on planned objectives. Document meaningful variance analysis commentary for management.

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations in alignment with GAAP, SOX and Corporate Financial Policies.

  • Research, compile and analyze financial data; present summarized results and recommendations to management. Serve as a financial business partner to the Satellite plant managers in the monthly review of the individual site income statements by preparing and communicating insightful analysis for their review.

  • Responsible for management of & compilation of quarterly physical inventory data through the AS400 & MAPICS Inventory management system. Responsible to prepare quarterly physical inventory count summaries & cost revaluations and review them for accuracy. In addition to continuously improve and document the Inventory process by working with other functional groups.

  • Complete year-end financial and tax reporting requirements and complete annual surveys for government agencies.

  • Work in a team environment to drive improvement in financial processes through tools/systems, automation, and standardization.

  • Reconcile and properly account for Capital Spending in accordance with Financial Policy H-5.

  • Review receivables (intercompany and trade), resolve any out of balance situations with intercompany locations and investigate any aged receivable issues.

  • Assist in resolving accounting problems related to the plants and assist on corporate requirements.

  • Constantly review and document all processes and controls for improvements.

  • Fulfill environmental health and safety responsibilities as outlined in the MESH program

  • Report any near misses, incidents, injuries, events resulting in lost-time, or occupational diseases immediately to his or her supervisor, the MESH Supervisor, the Plant Manager and/or the Human Resources Manager.

  • Identify and report any hazard(s) in his or her workplace through the near miss reporting process.

  • Use equipment, materials, and machinery only as authorized, and for which training has been successfully completed.

  • Follow procedures and wear personal protective equipment as required.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Economics from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Finance or Accounting.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred


  • Experience within a manufacturing plant preferred, along with working with cross functional teams

  • Oracle or ERP and advanced Microsoft knowledge a plus

  • FP&A experience preferred

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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