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Accounting Manager
Category: Automotive, Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-89738655

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Accounting Manager
Eaton's Fuel Motion Control
Division within the Aerospace Group is seeking Accounting Manager. The Accounting
Manager will be based at our Jackson, MS facility.

Position Overview:

role is instrumental in support of the Plant Controller to ensure an adequate
internal controls environment throughout the plant. This includes the effective
deployment of a comprehensive account reconciliation and balance sheet review
process. This position also has direct leadership responsibility for ensuring
financial accounting activities at the location are in compliance with
generally accepted accounting principles, local statutory requirements and
Eaton Corporate policies and practice. This role is also instrumental in
leading the development of and analysis of forecasts and actual performance and
operational metrics. This individual is responsible for the Plant budget
process with a focus on cost savings projects and capital expenditures.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Establish
and monitor compliance with internal accounting controls deemed necessary to
ensure integrity of financial transactions, reporting and activities; and
safeguarding of plant assets in adherence with corporate policies and
procedures. Ensure compliance of statutory requirements as applicable to the

+ Provide
leadership for plant Balance Sheet review process. Ensure comprehensive account
reconciliations are performed on a monthly basis. Conduct formal quarterly
balance sheet reviews to ensure account accuracy. Provide training to all plant
finance personnel to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the plant balance
sheet reconciliation process.

+ Coordinate
and implement improvements to monthly closing procedures ensuring accuracy and
timeliness. Administer and manage daily finance operations as applicable to
plant. Scope to include cost accounting, payroll, payables, billing, capital,
and general accounting.

+ Assist
in development of finance department goals and objectives. Implement procedures
necessary to direct department activities toward achievement of goals and

+ Recruit,
train, and develop finance personnel to provide for individual career
development and growth opportunities for subordinates to encourage individual
progress and ensure efficient workforce.

+ 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 as they apply to their areas of

+ Advise,
counsel, mentor, evaluate, and motivate finance personnel as necessary. Assist
in the training of new finance employees. Ensure an adequate on-boarding plan
is in place prior to start date, with on-going status checks to ensure
completion in line with scheduled milestones.

+ Assist
in development of strategic and annual profit plan information and presentation

+ Provide
business partnership to all areas of plant with regard to functional expertise
and cross-functional support, providing guidance and education as needed to
plant personnel to achieve financial objectives. Act as advisor and provide
counsel to plant staff and personnel regarding financial operations and
interpretation of financial information.

+ Monitor,
review, and investigate cross-functional administrative performance measures to
ensure goals are met. Develop, communicate, and help to implement corrective

+ Prepare
capital appropriation requests in accordance with corporate policy. Ensure
recommended capital projects provide appropriate returns on invested capital

+ Manage,
analyze, and evaluate fixed asset and capital project system/data bases to
ensure accurate and timely reporting of both actual and forecast data.

+ Manage
and coordinate annual physical inventory ensuring compliance with corporate
procedures and accuracy of physical count. Ensure appropriate cycle count
procedures are deployed.

+ Review,
analyze, and evaluate department budget system. Develop and implement reports
for management use in evaluating results against performance targets.

+ Manage
the process to identify and quantify cost out opportunities and related data
capture in database. Ensure integrity of financial information related to cost
out projects.

+ Leads
department activities related to process improvements and standard work.
Assists in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts
for accomplishing department and plant goals.

+ Act
as the primary financial representative for the plant during the controller's


Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's
degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution is required.

+ Minimum
5 years Accounting experience is required.

+ Minimum
2 years in a manufacturing environment is required.

+ Must
be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
now or in the future.

+ This
position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to
the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be
U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S.
Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee,
or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

or progress towards the completion of these is preferred.

+ Sound
working knowledge of GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and local statutory requirements.

+ Working
knowledge of the Cost Accounting Standards and Federal Acquisition Regulations
is highly desired, specifically in the area of Forward Pricing Rate development
and CAS Cost Impact analysis.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

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, 10 % 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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