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Co-op: Finance - Galesburg, MI




Galesburg, Michigan, United States

Eaton’s IS VEH Functions division is currently seeking a Finance Co-op.

What you’ll do:

Job Summary

This Finance Co-Op experience will be a hands-on environment where you will have the opportunity to take on actual day-to-day responsibilities relating to finance, accounting, reporting, and compliance in a large global corporation. The co-op experience is further enhanced through social and professional networking opportunities which include interacting with senior management and collaborating with team members within the department and across other functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Financial Analysis: Assist the FP&A team by analyzing spend for global manufacturing, IT, human resource, and engineering budgets. Perform root cause analysis on financial variances and consolidate monthly results.
  • Corporate Accounting: Assist the Controllership team by closing the books, analyzing spend, calculating accruals, investigating variances, and preparing financial reports.
  • Internal Controls & Compliance: Assist the Controllership team with balance sheet reconciliations, aged items, capital, and fixed asset management.
  • Process Improvement: Research various accounting and process improvement topics and provide recommendations.
  • ERP Systems: Gain familiarity with Oracle, Longview, and Tenrox systems by performing account inquiries, posting journal entries, and running a variety of system reports. Develop Excel & Power BI based analytic skills through reporting and dashboard maintenance.
  • Environment: Work in a collaborative team environment to drive improvements to financial processes through tools/systems, automation, and standardization.


Basic Qualifications

  • Actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Finance or Accounting
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please don't round).
  • Relocation is not provided for this role, the candidate must be located within 50 miles of Galesburg, MI.

Preferred Qualification

  • Preferred to have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Technical knowledge

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Applications such as Excel, Outlook, and TEAMS. Power BI experience preferred.

Soft skills

  • Attention to detail with strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with various levels of management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with financial and non-financial colleagues."

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