Eaton Corporation Plant Controller in Glenolden, Pennsylvania

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a Plant Controller to join our team. This position is based at our Glenolden, PA facility.

A key member of the plant leadership team and business unit/division finance team. The position reports directly to the Aerospace Fluid & Electrical Distribution Division Finance Director and functionally to the Glenolden Plant Manager. This role is instrumental to manage financial performance of the Glenolden Plant business including analysis of forecasts and actual performance, business drivers, and operational metrics.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will develop forward-looking insights to drive management decisions, actions and improve operational and financial results.

  • You will provides proactive leadership around issues and opportunities.

  • You will drive short term actions to achieve current results while supporting the deployment of progressive strategies which result in a sustainable competitive advantage and strong financial return on investment.

  • You will provides technical competency to ensure compliance with corporate financial policies, legal requirements and GAAP.

  • You will be responsible for business process improvements within the plant, creating and implementing procedures to improve the internal control environment, streamlining efforts and providing increased transparency of financial results.

  • You will responsible for building organizational capability within the finance function by hiring and developing finance personnel.

  • You will ensure assets assigned by the corporation are adequately protected and provide operations management with financial guidance necessary to produce the expected return on those assets.

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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance accounting from an accredited institution

  • Minimum five (5) years of professional accounting experience

  • This position does not provide sponsorship. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA or CMA

  • MBA

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment and multinational environment

  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Manager

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.