Eaton Corporation Plant Controller in Ellisville, Missouri
Eaton’s Bussmann Division within the Electrical Products group is seeking a Plant Controller. The Plant Controller will be based at our Ellisville, MO facility.
The Plant Controller serves as the finance business partner to the Plant Manager and leadership team. The Plant Controller is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the financial department and the various systems within this discipline. The Plant Controller will maintain knowledge of all financial and inventory details and provide information, primarily financial in nature, about all facility activities that will assist management, its shareholders and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company’s future.
Act as a business partner, strategic solution provider, advisor and counselor for the product line leadership teams
Oversee internal and external reporting and compliance (Sarbanes-Oxley, GAAP, etc.) for the plant and Distribution Center
Prepares reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position and in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and expected operations
Provide direction to operations and leadership teams in pursuit of business goals and objectives
Establish strong relationship with financial peers across the division and support teams within Eaton
Build organizational capability within the finance function at the plant
Ensure inventory control and accuracy, and lead the annual physical Inventory and cycle counting initiatives
Lead and coordinate the profit planning process at the plant level
Analyze plant monthly financial results and prepare commentary for divisional personnel
Prepare monthly rolling forecast in coordination with Plant and divisional personnel
Provide analysis and support of plant manufacturing and administrative activities to meet profit plan goals, commitments and timelines
Establish a work environment that encourages individual career development and growth in order to provide adequate and qualified financial professionals opportunity for advancement within the corporation
Structure and establish goals and objectives for the plant finance organization, which align to plant/operational goals as well as finance functional goals
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business from an accredited institution is required.
Minimum of five years professional experience in accounting and/or financial analysis is required.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Master’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting
Minimum of seven years professional experience in accounting and financial analysis
Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or equivalents
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of corporate financial policies, procedures, and systems
Must have strong manufacturing accounting background and solid understanding of financial accounting systems
Superior analytical and thinking skills; intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability
Technical capability to prepare, analyze, and interpret financial and operations data/reports
Solid working knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Working knowledge of pronouncements of external regulatory bodies, such as Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, IRS, etc. Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and working ability in all Microsoft Office Professional Suite software
Continuously re-assesses the organization’s skills, competencies and abilities to meet the business needs and drive results
Effectively leverages functional and cross-functional resources to solve problems, improve processes and meet objectives
Demonstrated strategic thinking and business acumen. Acts as a business partner – sees the big picture
Proven ability to lead and motivate a team of employees in a multi-tasking environment. Superior organizational skills required to deal with multiple “high priority” duties; project management experience beneficial
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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
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