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Eaton Corporation Plant Financial Controller in Suchdol nad Luznici, Czech Republic

Eaton Czech Republic is looking for

A Plant Controller

This position could be located in our plant in Suchdol nad Luznici with over 700 employees (electrical sector – enclosures/power distribution components).

Location: Suchdol nad Luznici, Prague, Czech Republic

Job Description:

As a senior finance controller, you will be leading monthly finance closing processes, working on plant related manufacturing performance topics and assisting / replacing the current Plant controller in transition and continuous improvement projects. This position refers to talents in Finance who aspire for leading teams and key processes and want to grow into the next level. For talented candidates Eaton provides plenty of career opportunities within plant and whole division.

You will work within our finance team in our Suchdol Plant and will engage with plant manager and leadership team. There will be frequent interactions with colleagues from other department, especially from production and interactions with other plants across power distribution division.


  • Leading monthly closing processes in Controlling and Accounting (Forecast, KPI’s)

  • Develop and coordinate business profit plans

  • Providing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines and the interpretation of such including variance analysis and cost control reporting and recommendations

  • Managing budgets cross-functional

  • Conducting cross-functional reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities and continuous improvement

  • Act as a true business partner advising on financial implications of strategies

  • Evaluate and approve capital appropriation requests prior to region/division approval. Monitor and report purchase commitments and spending for all capital programs

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting, controlling and treasury policies and internal controls that safeguards company assets and provides integrity and propriety of financial transactions and activities. Compliance with corporate policies and SOX requirements.

  • Undertakes ad hoc projects as assigned by plant manager

  • Liaising with auditors to ensure alignment with legal requirements regarding statutory statements


Are you?

Open- minded, flexible person with creative ideas, open for new challenges, problem solver with common sense?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (or higher), ideally plus ACCA or CMA

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Finance and Accounting, ideally with strong manufacturing controlling background

  • Understanding of Financial transactions (PnL, Balance sheet)

  • General MS office skills, advanced level in Excel

  • Good analytical skills and business acumen

  • SAP FICO knowledge

  • Good communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and presentations to management

  • Fluent in English


  • Czech language is a plus

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Challenging projects in dynamic and collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities - We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment - Safety and ethics are really important for us

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: PDD Power Distribution Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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?: No

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.