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Eaton Corporation EMEA Intercompany Centre of Expertise Lead in Dublin, Ireland


The Eaton Intercompany process supports production/non-production recharges and allocations. The EMEA Intercompany COE (centre of expertise) lead role will deliver the Intercompany strategy covering Eaton EMEA Electrical and Corporate sectors (9 zones, 50 countries). The COE is part of an overall EMEA finance transformation project and is a key enabler for delivering Intercompany activity.

The EMEA Intercompany COE lead role is primarily responsible for the implementation of the COE to deliver all intercompany activity in the most cost efficient and standardized manner possible through the use of best practice tools and systems. In the immediate term, the focus is on an accelerated transition of the current activity to the COE model and implementing the organisation structure to deliver it. In the medium to long term, the focus will be on implementing standardization and centralization opportunities. This role requires a senior leader with the ability to influence and drive changes to a global process. Stakeholders include the Eaton global intercompany team, SCM, AP and AP teams and zone controllers.

Job responsibilities

  • Implementation of the EMEA Intercompany COE including the organizational structure to deliver the activity

  • Identifying and managing the GFSS (Eaton support service provider) location(s) that support the COE to provide a professional, reliable and consistent service

  • Driving standardization through policy adherence and process standardization

  • Supporting the business to transition activity to the Intercompany COE efficiently, developing metrics for SMT to measure transition progress

  • Identifying and implementing best practice tools and systems to deliver intercompany activity, working with global IT to develop and implement same

  • Challenging existing Eaton global intercompany processes including cut off and month end routines to drive data efficiencies and timeliness

  • Managing other stakeholders including the global intercompany team, global IT, zone controllers, AR and AP teams

  • Building a COE model that is scalable for future activity



Educational level required.

  • Degree in finance or business and/or IT systems

  • Strong English language capability essential

  • Additional language skills advantageous"

Years and area of experience

  • 15+ years in finance with extensive experience in Intercompany processes

  • Strong IT Intercompany system experience

  • Experience in managing and transferring activity to outsource and third party providers.

  • Multi-national experience essential

  • Lean or Six sigma experience "

Technical knowledge

  • Experience of Intercompany Systems and Tools

Soft skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Change management and process improvement mindset.

  • Solution orientated.

  • Ability to operate and deliver independently.

  • Proactive and takes the initiative.

  • Agile mindset - very open to change

  • Enthusiastic and action orientated."

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager

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