Division Controller - Commercial 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 Commercial 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

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