Manager -Transitions (Finance)
The individual in the role will be part of GFSS Pune team responsible for managing the transition of End to End Financial accounting activities from Eaton Sites in North America/EMEA regions to GFSS (Pune). The role requires the individual to lead fact finding, data health & End to End scoping. This individual is responsible for successfully executing the transition which will primarily include preparation of training and transition plan, ensuring that detailed SOPs are developed and signed-off, operating metrics are aligned and approved and processes are transitioned as per agreed SLAs. This individual is responsible to identify the key opportunities for standardization and improvements of the activities being transitioned. This position also has the important responsibility of working closely with Operations and GFSS Team on resource requirement and onboarding of the team to support End to End activities from GFSS (Pune).
Ø Project Management – Leading End to End transition projects with a focus on on-time completion with minimal post go-live issues and to ensure Project Management discipline.
Ø Process Centric - Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and processes (RTR, OTC & PTP) with due focus in managing end to end accounting in the RTR function. Monitors and analyzes team’s work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Ø Customer Focus & Meet and exceed customer expectations – Keep an eye on Customer requirements & expectation out of Financial transition Projects & deliver a solution meeting the agreed requirements. Periodic meetings with Project Team, Plant team & Stakeholders to review project status and performance and monitors closely to close out open issues
Ø Collaboration - Collaborates with the other stakeholders to support overall goals and objectives. Work closely with Plant Finance/ Division Controller, Global Process Leaders to ensure on-time and successful completion of End to End transition projects
Ø Quality culture: Drive and leverage various systems and tools to automate processes and drive process improvements. Encourage use of quality tools.
Ø Process Standardization: Regular review of existing controls and Governance of the standard processes and ensuring alignment to global defined SSC processes
Ø Team Management and Build organization capability - Ensuring development of functional knowledge and back up planning for the team. Successfully migrate critical tasks.
Ø Continuous Improvement- Demonstrate a practical approach to continuous improvement of the processes which directly manage the delivery of our services. Improve formalized standards and procedures in using new technologies and facilitates others in learning new technologies. Proactively seeks and acts on ways to positively promote and foster initiative in own team and other departments of the organization. Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.
Ø Control & Compliance - Identifying the risks in the process and implementing the process controls accordingly. Compliance with corporate policy, including SOX. Responsible for conforming to corporate policies and reporting, legal requirements, Local and US GAAP.
· M.Com/MBA (Finance) with working experience of RTR/PTP/OTC work streams.
· 10-12 years of total experience in finance domain. knowledge for GL/FA and good understanding of OTC and PTP encompassing overall accounting as the area
· Expertise in Project Management for end-to-end Financial process transition
· Good experience of Oracle and/or SAP ERPs
· Knowledge of U.S. GAAP
· Excellent analytical, written and oral English communication skills
· Ability to work collaboratively across boundaries/business lines.
· Flexible to support North America/EMEA shift working as per project requirement.
· Readiness for international travel >=50%
· Should have an exposure to manage a team for atleast 4-5 team members
· Excellent MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Excel Macro
· Dealing with ambiguity with regard to changes in regulations/external requirements
· Systematic process orientation, strong analytical and problem solving skills
· Commitment to compliance
· Be a self-starter & be able to operate without close supervision
Drive, enthusiasm, openness, honesty, diplomatic, persuasive, coach
· Influencing skills with relationship building with the customers and stakeholders
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Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector
Job Level: Manager
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time