Eaton Corporation FP&A Analyst in Syracuse, New York
Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst to join our team. This position is based at our Syracuse, NY facility. U.S remote office and telework will be considered for alternate Eaton site.
Eaton’s Crouse Hinds, B-Line, Oil & Gas North America team has an exciting opportunity for an FP&A Analyst who will play in integral role in providing Corporate, Division, and Business Unit management with reliable financial analysis to make decisions impacting the financial performance of the corporation. This role, reporting to the North America Commercial Controller, will be responsible for analyzing orders and sales trends by customer and product line, analyzing special pricing agreements, building business cases for new product innovation (NPI) projects, and bridging the analytics using product statistics and margin analysis at the product line level.
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:
Implement best practices as it relates to financial planning and analysis including processes, systems, tools, and techniques by working collaboratively within the department to propose and implement process improvement ideas to enable more accurate and faster reporting
Prepare, review, and analyze commercial forecasts, operating budgets, and strategic plans
Perform Business Unit month-end closing procedures, complete account reconciliations, and journal entries
Daily monitoring of orders and sales performance versus forecast, profit plan, and prior year with a focus on customer, region, and product line breakdowns
Advise Commercial and PLM leadership to communicate and analyze orders and sales which includes evaluating pricing initiatives, standardizing customer and product line reporting, the development and execution of growth initiatives, and the establishment of vertical market analysis
Partner with FP&A on NPI and support the development of business cases, gate reviews, and capital requirements
Support the Commercial team in analyzing and understanding the competitor landscape including analysis of external financials (where available)
Weekly pulse updates for sales and margin analysis
Lead special projects on an ad-hoc basis
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, Business and/or Finance from accredited institution
Minimum three (3) years’ experience in accounting and/or finance
Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
Financial analysis experience in a manufacturing environment with background in FP&A and/or Cost Accounting
Experience with SAP, Business Warehouse, Hyperion Enterprise, Hyperion Financial Manager (HFM)
Position Success Criteria:
High level of integrity
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Able to work well with people across multiple functions
Ability to communicate/present to senior level managers
Requires a strong understanding of standard financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) and working knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices
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.
We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
Healthcare/retirement savings programs
Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)
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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
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.