Accounting Compliance Specialist

Eaton?s Vehicle Group is
seeking an Accounting Compliance Specialist. The Accounting Compliance Specialist
can be based at either our Galesburg, MI or Beachwood, OH facility.
Position Overview:
position is responsible for performing accounting and finance compliance,
ensuring that the related corporate/sector/segment standards, policies and
procedures are developed and followed as prescribed. This includes managing compliance through
updates and creation of new policies, steering and monitoring SOX, DSA
validation and gap closure, conducting/monitoring balance sheet reviews and
managing the LOR process. This position is responsible
for providing technical and operational guidance and support to the HQ, region
and plant finance teams in the areas of finance and accounting, including
analysis and identifying and driving process improvements across the Vehicle
Essential Responsibilities:
+ Provide
technical (GAAP) and operational accounting guidance and support to Vehicle finance
+ Lead
the Sarbanes Oxley, Internal Audit, Balance Sheet Review and other compliance
initiatives for Vehicle and be the subject matter expert for the organization
+ Evaluate
existing documentation for processes and procedures and determine best
practice, low cost approach to
fulfillment of each financial process.
+ Manage
the implementation of common procedures and practices for centralization of the
standard accounting transactions.
+ Identify
key policy and procedure needs through interviews, review of audit findings and
discussions with management.
+ Provide
definition/documentation for standardized Vehicle financial processes. Provide support for standardized process transitions
to assure compliance with Vehicle standards.
+ Responsible
for the integrity and accurateness of the Vehicle HQ ledger including review of
monthly accounting and reporting, forecasting and account reconciliations.
+ Be
a key liaison for corporate functions, including Treasury, Global Accounting,
Shared Services, and Legal.
Basic Qualifications:
+ Bachelor?s degree from
an accredited institution is required.
+ Minimum of 5 years of
progressive accounting or finance
experience is required.
+ Must be legally
authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in
the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Advanced degree in
accounting, finance or business or CPA preferred.
+ Prior experience with
audit and compliance within a manufacturing organization is preferred.
+ 1 year of compliance
exposure or experience is preferred.
Position Criteria:
+ Expertise in GAAP and
Eaton financial policies and procedures
+ Strong working
knowledge in Finance, General and Cost Accounting, AR and AP, Fixed Assets and
Treasury requirements
+ Understanding of relationship
between Manufacturing operations and processes and business systems
+ Understanding of
information systems
+ Global cultural and
business practice awareness
+ Strong communication
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: VEH Vehicle Group
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, 25 % 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.

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