Senior Financial Analyst

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Posted by: Eaton on Feb 08, 2019


Syracuse, NY

Job Description:

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.

Eaton’s Electrical Product Group is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst  for its Crouse Hinds Division.  The Senior Financial Analyst position will be located at its Syracuse, NY facility.
Position Overview :

The position is accountable to perform financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, accounting, special project analysis and create financial reports to provide Corporate, Division, and Business Unit management with reliable information to make decisions impacting the financial performance of the business.

This position will report to the Manager of EP Finance for Eaton Cooper Crouse-Hinds. Its primary purpose is to assist in the annual budget process, analyze monthly performance through financial statement reviews, complete month end tasks, provide presentations to Senior Management on financial performance and perform analysis on changes in the business.  Must possess the ability to both provide and present meaningful reports and metrics to Senior Mgt.  A strong knowledge of general accepted accounting principles, control concepts, financial and budget principles is required.  In addition, a general knowledge of automated systems, and the function of the finance department are required.  An advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint are required.  The position requires advanced abilities for problem solving, developing and presenting accurate financial information as requested by Senior Management.  The candidate must be comfortable presenting to all levels of the organizational structure.  The candidate must be able to flex with changing priorities.

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.
Essential Functions:

·         You will prepare, review and analyze financial forecasts operating budgets and strategic plans.

·         You will provide in depth analysis on financial performance and root cause variances to forecasts.

·         You will report the daily progress of the business toward the monthly established goals, giving the management team the first line of reporting to trends in the marketplace.

·         You will perform detailed SG&A expenditure analysis to identify trends and areas in need of cost control focus. You will provide valuable variance analysis to highlight issues or opportunities and promote understanding of necessary changes.

·         You will perform business unit finance/accounting month-end closing procedures, complete account reconciliations, prepare journal entries.

·         You will work collaboratively with the department to propose and implement process improvement ideas to enable more accurate and faster reporting.

·         You will analyze Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash flow statements for domestic and international business units.

·         In certain situations, you will act as the team lead in regard to process improvement and evaluation.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we- as individuals and as a company – are stronger.

Education Level:

Bachelors degree or higher

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About Eaton Corporation

At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable power management technologies. We are a power management company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. We encourage every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world. The skills you gained in your military career are valued here. Join 1000+ veterans who have transitioned to civilian jobs at Eaton. Many veterans who transitioned from military to civilian jobs say our culture made the difference. Here, you’ll recognize the principles that you valued in active duty. Teamwork. Taking pride in what you do. Valuing new ideas. An environment that fosters learning and teaching. You can reach your full potential, while you help us reach ours. For more information, visit

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