Division Controller - Vehicle Group North America

Eaton?s Vehicle Group North America
has an opening for a Division Controller to join our Regional Finance
team. This
position is located in our Galesburg, MI facility.
In this role, you will manage, direct, organize, and control the
financial activities of the North America division for our Light Vehicle
business. This role will be responsible
for protecting the assets the corporation has assigned to the division and provide
division management with overall business counsel and financial guidance
necessary to produce a reasonable return on those assets while ensuring proper
controls are in place not only in accounting activities, but also for processes
across the facilities/business segments.
This role will also lead high-priority projects designed to maximize
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 you can reach your
full potential?and where you can help us reach ours.
Essential Responsibilities:
+ Responsible for setting direction
to analyze major initiatives and influence changes required for
productivity improvement or growth in areas such as operational excellence
and rationalization, supply chain management, marketing programs and
R&D business cases
+ Prepare, review, analyze and
interpret all financial reports for management and also be responsible for
communicating results to ensure timely and effective decision making.
+ Manage the month-end close,
forecasting, annual profit plan, and strategic plan processes for the
division. This will also include consolidating divisional worldwide
financial information for review with senior divisional and group
+ Provide key financial advice to the
Commercial, Operations, and R&D organizations on past and future
operating activities and have the opportunity to Influence and drive
accountability for results from functional organizations including
definition, implementation and tracking of key performance metrics
+ Identify innovative ways to improve
processes and productivity while developing new ways to understand
business issues and trends and support with appropriate analysis and
coordinating effectiveness of major processes across multiple functions
+ Direct the selection, training, and
development of personnel to achieve the company?s high standards of
performance, and assure the availability of promotable personnel
+ Serve as business partner to the
General Managers through advising them on all aspects of the business
Basic Qualifications:
+ Minimum of 10 years of experience
in a Finance or Accounting role
+ Must be legally authorized to work
in the United States on an ongoing basis without company sponsorship
+ CPA and/or CMA certification is preferred
+ Previous Manager of People
experience is preferred
Position Criteria:
+ Thorough knowledge and
understanding of accounting principles and concepts
+ Ability to prepare, analyze and
interpret financial and operations analyses/reports
+ Possess working knowledge of
systems technologies
+ Pronouncements of external
regulatory bodies, such as FASB, SEC, IRS
+ Broad general product and business
knowledge to adequately interpret operating results, studies, and analyses
+ General knowledge of all functional
areas of the Divisional and Corporate organizations
+ An understanding of the tools
currently available on the market which can improve efficiency in all
areas of the organization. These include EBE, IT hardware and software;
Total Quality Management, Finance best practices, Balance Performance
Scorecard, Materials Management Techniques; Purchasing systems,
manufacturing technology
+ Working knowledge and understanding
of major components of Oracle Financial and Manufacturing applications
+ Working knowledge of sourcing and
manufacturing practices followed by Operations personnel and the related
myriad of software applications for the same
+ Understanding of Encore, Hyperion,
and Oracle database financial applications, Oracle manufacturing
applications, and proprietary databases (Access) used to populate same and
related linkages
+ General understanding of procedures
and familiarity of procedures followed by operations in preparing and
vetting make vs. buy analysis
+ Understanding of procedures
followed by Operations personnel related to manufacturing strategies,
implications of outsourcing decisions on the Group?s ability to produce
products and the development of fact-based decisions to improve the
Group?s profitability
+ Approximated travel is 25% to visit
key manufacturing sites
+ An undergraduate degree is required. A Master?s degree is preferred
+ Eaton recognizes this role as a
critical position within the corporation and will create a compelling
package consisting of a base salary, a performance incentive bonus and
complete benefits
+ This position is located
in our Galesburg, MI facility
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: 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, 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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