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Eaton Corporation Accountant in Davenport, Iowa

Eaton’s Mission Systems division is currently seeking a Accountant. This position is located in the growing Quad Cities, specifically in Davenport, IA. Eaton's Mission Systems is the Top 20 major employers in the area.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $62250.03 - $91300.04 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.

Position Overview:

The Accountant main activities will relate to sales and gross margin reporting. Also amount main duties are: forecasting and budgeting; preparing journal entries; and capacity planning. Knowledge of Oracle ERP is a plus to ensure costing transactions are setup and processed correctly.

What you’ll do:

•Investigates, analyses and communicates finding related to financial performance.

•Research and analyze historical data. Work with detailed data and maintain traceability to a summary level.

•Participates in development of cost controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques to evaluate performance to bid, budget and forecast.

•Conducts financial and operational audits by examining and verifying accounting or operational records

•Analyze and respond to customer fact-findings and external audits.

•Examines records to ensure proper recording of transactions in compliance with applicable laws, agreements, and policies.

•Prepares reports of findings and recommendations to management.

•May support Divisions and Subsidiaries in evaluating and recommending improvements to business practices, processes, and control procedures

•Performs all operations according to prescribed safety and environmental principles.

•All other related duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required.

•Minimum of 2 years of Accounting experience.

•Must be able to work in the United States without 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.

•No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of 70 miles of Davenport, IA will be considered.

Preferred qualifications:

•Complete understanding and broad application of financial principles (US GAAP and IFRS), theories, and concepts.

•Full knowledge of industry practices and standards.

•Ability to work on problems of complex and diverse scope.

•Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

•Follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

•Ability to write routine reports, work instructions and correspondence.

•Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization


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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.