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Sr. Finance Assistant

Moon Township, Pennsylvania


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Group is seeking a Senior Finance Assistant for its North American Sales and Global Marketing Division. The position will be located at its Moon Township, PA facility. 
Position Overview:
 This person will Assist the finance team with wide array of necessary assignments – fixed assets, leased buildings, vehicle analysis, and clerical tasks. Provide backup and assist with essential payroll duties; verify proper calculation of payroll and resolve payroll issues while delivering excellent customer service.
 Essential Responsibilities:
Assist finance team with wide array of necessary assignments, including, but not limited, to:
  • Fixed asset forecasting, tracking, reconciliation, and capitalization
  • Collaborating with field facilities manager to track and properly recognize leased buildings
  • Vehicle tracking, reconciliation, and analysis of field spend
  • Account reconciliations
  • Sales tax review
  • Provide backup support to payroll analyst on all aspects of the role.
  • Maintain pertinent payroll records including state W4 forms
  • Provide support in answering routine payroll questions or collects factual data so that others can supply answers
  • Keeps informed of the payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws, and corresponds with federal, state and local tax agencies on behalf of our clients in problem situations.
  • Position also requires a basic understanding of compensation regulatory environment including FLSA, Federal, States and Local tax laws.
  • Facilitate timecard tracking requirements
  • Collaborates with Finance on various general ledger variance analysis and payroll related reporting activities
  • Collaborates with Human Resources to effectively process and track personnel changes
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed
  • Represent the NAS finance function and maintain positive business relationships both within the function and throughout the organization.


 Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance with 1 year related experience in accounting field
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and their use
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Package
  • Prior finance/payroll experience preferred
  • Results-oriented, dependable, and personally accountable for work quality and timeliness.
  • Experience with journal entries and performing reconciliations
  • Ability to articulate effectively, confidently, and professionally across many organizational levels.
  • Strong interest and willingness to use information technology.
  • Functional proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential Maintain high level of ethical standards

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: NAS North American Sales

Job Level: Entry Level
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

Requisition ID: 048829