Eaton Corporation Finance Lead in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

A key member of the plant leadership team and region/division finance team, reporting directly to the Plant Controller.

This position has direct leadership responsibility for ensuring EC JV financial accounting activities at the location are in

compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, local statutory requirements and Eaton Corporate policies

and practice. This role is instrumental in leading the development of and analysis of forecasts and actual performance

and operational metrics, as well as being responsible for the Plant budget process with a focus on cost savings projects

and capital expenditures. This role is also instrumental in support of the Plant Controller to ensure an adequate internal

controls environment throughout the plant specifically for Eaton Cummins joint venture. This includes the effective

deployment of a comprehensive account reconciliation and balance sheet review process.


  1. Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  2. Bilingual: Spanish and English, the later one at least at 75% in both writing and verbal.

  3. Three to five years of experience. Experience in a manufacturing environment with cost accounting is a plus.

  4. This hands-on position is responsible for the day to day accounting, month end close, planning, forecasting, and

financial reporting activities maintaining forecast guidelines current and communicating proactively to Controller of any risk

or opportunity in a timely manner.

  1. Manage, analyze, evaluate and interpret plant financial forecasts and operating results. Inform management of results

and recommend corrective actions to address unfavorable trends and variances.

  1. Provides leadership to ensure adequate cost accounting processes are in place, including standard cost updates,

physical inventory verification, periodic cycle counts, etc. Develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting

systems to provide timely and relevant information to plant, region/division, and corporate management. Control and

maintain adequate product costing systems for valuation and cost estimating activities.

  1. Review, analyze, and evaluate departments’ budget system (Procision and Endurant). Develop and implement

reports for management use in evaluating results against performance targets.

  1. Manage the deployment of cost saving and other programs to provide operating economies and improve profitability.

Monitor and provide opportunities to support continuous improvement of Plant Productivity / Gross Utilization

  1. Assist in development of EC JV finance department goals and objectives. Implement procedures necessary to direct

department activities toward achievement of goals and objectives.

  1. Recruit, train, and develop finance personnel to provide for individual career development and growth opportunities

for subordinates to encourage individual progress and ensure efficient workforce. Advice, counsel, mentor, evaluate,

and motivate finance personnel as necessary. Assist in the training of new finance employees. Ensure an adequate

on-boarding plan is in place prior to start date, with on-going status checks to ensure completion in line with scheduled


  1. Lead department activities related to process improvements and standard work. Assists in maintaining an atmosphere

of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals. Deploy & sustain lean tools

and initiatives in order to reduce waste and improve efficiency of the finance function.

  1. Establish and monitor compliance with internal accounting controls deemed necessary to ensure integrity of financial

transactions, reporting and activities; and safeguarding of plant assets in adherence with corporate policies and

procedures. Ensure compliance of statutory requirements as applicable to the plant. Provide compliance with Sarbanes-

Oxley and all applicable statutory requirements as they apply to their areas of responsibility.

  1. Promotes the company’s mission by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

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: Latin America

Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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