Finance Manager

19 Jun 2021
13 Jul 2021
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time
Eaton's Electrical division is currently seeking a Finance Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Fayetteville, NC facility.

Position Overview

Manage, develop, coordinate and control all Accounting and Business Systems activities of the Fayetteville plant. Ensure policies, procedures, systems, and controls for the recording and reporting of financial operations are adhered. Maintain effective and open communication with all departments to enhance teamwork and profitability. Participate in the preparation of month end closing, rolling forecasts, balance sheet reconciliations, profit plan and strategic plan. Interpret and prepare analysis of operating results versus budgeted plans and forecasts as requested. Lead the reporting and forecasting efforts of the ICD business in Fayetteville ($55M sales). Unique to this role will be assisting with the ICD business transition to Juarez which is expected to conclude first half 2022.

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.

In This Role, You Will
  • Finance lead for the accounting and forecasting activities of the ICD business in Fayetteville as well as the business transition to MX.
  • Direct the accounting organization in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures and corporate policy.
  • Partner with the IT department in a manner to ensure correct, concise and timely information. Coordinate the development of new processes and the modification of existing processes to meet plant and division objectives.
  • Provide direction to operations and leadership teams in pursuit of business goals and plant objectives. Implement and evaluate the effect of accounting systems changes in practice and/or procedure as required by changes within the plant or division's operations, or as disseminated by Corporate or Division Headquarters.
  • Review all of the plant's financial statements and reports with the Plant Controller to aid the strategic decision making process and to remedy any significant problems.
  • Develop, guide, motivate, and train efficient and effective individuals to meet plant and division objectives.
  • Responsible for the implementation and deployment of actions to ensure an adequate environment of internal control. Provide compliance with Sarbanes–Oxley and all applicable statutory requirements.
  • Lead department activities related to process improvements and standard work. Assist in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals.
  • Lead with the Plant Controller, the preparation of the Profit Plan each year for both ledgers and present to division.
  • Review Balance Sheet Accounts for accuracy and performs periodic balance sheet reviews with subordinates.
  • Assists the Plant Controller with special projects as required.

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 Accounting and/or Finance from accredited institution
  • Minimum three (3) years of accounting and/or finance experience
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications
  • Three years (3) experience in a cost accounting experience
  • Experience in an engineered to order manufacturing facility

Position Success Criteria
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint, PowerBI)
  • Proficient with financial reporting systems (i.e. Oracle, Encore) and MRP/ERP software (i.e. MAPICS)
  • Experience with Eaton systems: Vista and AS400.
  • Technical knowledge in standard product costing, budgeting, payroll, general accounting, preparation of financial reports, cost accounting, and fixed asset accounting

We are 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.




North America – US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States–North Carolina–Fayetteville

Work Locations

Fayetteville NC Loc


ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level




Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


Does this position offer relocation?

Relocation from within hiring country only



Requisition ID :100078