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Plant Finance Manager




Horseheads, New York, United States

Eaton’s Power Components Division is currently seeking a Plant Finance Manager. This position is located at our Horseheads, NY facility. Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates currently residing within the US/PR.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105000.03 - $154000.04 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

The Plant Finance Manager provides financial leadership to the manufacturing location, serving as a business partner and as a change agent to drive plant continuous improvement actions and to achieve overall plant targets. This role connects finance processes with operations, providing guidance, drive actions, and financial insights to ensure operational strategies and decisions will lead to the expected results.

Key responsibilities of a Plant Finance Manager may include:

  • Financial Analysis: Analyze financial data and performance metrics related to the operations to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement. Drives accountability for results and defining key performance metrics together with business leaders.
  • Decision Support: Provide financial insights and analysis to support operational decision-making, such as evaluating capital deployment opportunities or new projects.
  • Driving initiatives (including CAPEX and WORKING CAPITAL) and influence changes: ensure productivity improvements and growth in areas such as operational excellence, continuous improvement, quality and supply chain management
  • Collaborative Planning: Work closely with the operations team to develop action plans, strategies, and initiatives based on financial insights. Drive and monitor the implementation of the plans
  • Financial Modeling: Create financial models to assess the impact of various scenarios on operational performance.
  • Risk Management: Identify financial risks within the operations and propose mitigation strategies.
  • Performance Tracking: Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and operational metrics to evaluate performance against targets.
  • Cost Management: Monitor and manage operational costs to achieve efficiency and cost-reduction while maintaining quality.
  • Inventory Management: Implement Inventory control actions and initiatives to maximize operational profitability while maximizing cash.
  • Talent Management: Builds organizational capability through successful hiring, talent development, and succession planning in the business.
  • Forecasting: lead the main financial processes for the site, such forecasts and profit plan.
  • Cost Accounting: Analyze and interpret financial data related to the costs incurred by a company during its operations with the primary objective to provide valuable insights to management, enabling them to make informed decisions regarding cost efficiency, pricing strategies, and overall financial performance.

Interim State Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support the finance and plant leadership teams through finance transformation.
  • Champion the finance culture change at the plant level, aiding the finance team to operate as business partners.
  • In partnership with the transformation management office, review finance roles and responsibilities to determine plant level vs. centralized.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of varied finance and/or accounting experience
  • Company sponsorship is not offered. Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business from an accredited institution
  • 2 years of data analytics experience
  • 5+ years varied accounting/finance experience


  • Strong financial acumen and business partnering skills
  • Ability to understand and communicate financial concepts to non-financial professionals
  • Detail-oriented with effective organization and time management skills
  • Highly motivated, highly analytical and self-starter

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