VP Finance and Company Secretary
July 2013 — Present
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Controller & Finance Transformation Leader.
Responsible for providing financial leadership and Partnering Business to support Eaton's Corporate Manufacturing & Service practices which included SCM, Manufacturing, Shared Business Services Human Resources, Information Services, Finance, General Counsel, Corporate Relations, Management.
Financial services provided included; Strategic & Financial planning, Finance transformation programs, ERP implementations, general accounting, consolidations, fixed asset accounting, billing, time recording, account receivable management, cash applications, accounts payable, travel services and reimbursement,SOX,GAAP& internal control compliance, financial data system support, purchase order processing, project management, and acquisition integration services.
Ensuring Month, Year-end activities in line with GAAP (US & Local).
Controllership responsibilities – Business case & operation analytics, management of Budgets & Business Plans (BBPs), capital costs and working capital measures to meet cash flow targets as a measure of financial performance.
Account reconciliation process to maintain integrity of plant general ledger and its supporting sub-systems. Assess adequacy of reserves and overall financial reporting.
Provide leadership to ensure adequate cost accounting processes are in place, including standard cost updates, physical inventory verification, periodic cycle counts, etc.
Support regular/ad-hoc audits, risk assessment, 10Q & 10K certifications and drive action plans for improvements, based on auditor’s reports.
Liaison with dealers, vendors, external advisors and auditors, bankers, tax consultants
Monthly, Quarterly and year end closings for review by outside auditors
Forecasting, Budgeting, Cash Modeling
Ensure compliance and audit, SOX procedures
Build/develop standard operating procedures for all sites
Accounting activities - Geneal Accounting, Accounts Payable, Receivable, Fixed Assets
Controls - SOX, Inventory, Fixed Assets, process and improvements.