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Deputy Manager – Accounting

Pune, India
Finance/Accounting

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Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The individual in the role will be part of GFSS Pune team responsible for ensuring financial accounting activities at the location are performed end to end from GFSS (Pune) for customers in North America/ EMEA Regions. This role is instrumental in supporting the Plant Controller by ensuring that End to End activities are performed accurately & efficiently. The role requires the individual to monitor and analyze accounting data and ensure compliance to the Eaton Financial Policies, legal requirements, GAAP and agreed SLAs with the customers. This individual is responsible to create and implement procedures to improve the internal control environment and streamline efforts. This position also has important responsibility for building organizational capability within the function by developing finance talent through training, mentoring and coaching
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)
  • 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. Ensure an accurate and timely book close: monthly, quarterly and year end. Also, ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information including performing variance analysis.
  • Control & Compliance – Implement and drive a Zero Gap culture in the process by proactively identifying and remediating the risks in the process. Ensure compliance with Eaton’s Financial Policies, US GAAP and Local GAAP and the various controls defined by Eaton’s Internal Control Program Office including SOX. Closely work with auditors and will be responsible for closure of all internal audit / SOX gaps identified.  
  • Collaboration - Collaborates with stakeholders to support overall goals and objectives and function as a “business partner”. Work closely with Plant Finance/ Division Controller, Global Process Leaders on inquiries, special reporting requests and the like. Ability to cut across functions and drive cross functional initiatives which contribute to ultimate Eaton Goals. Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
  • Quality culture: Drive and leverage various systems and tools to automate processes and drive process improvements. Encourage use of quality tools.
  • Process Standardization: Regular review of existing controls and Governance of the standard processes and ensuring alignment to global defined SSC processes
  • Team Management and Build organization capability – Will be responsible for managing a highly skilled and talented team through the development of functional and technical knowledge. Also, ensure seamless support to plant controller through effective team management and back up planning. Monitors and analyzes team’s work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • 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 in 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

Qualifications

  • Accounting Degree (CA) or MBA-Finance with majors in accounting/finance 
  • Must have an end-to-end process knowledge for GL/FA  and good understanding of OTC and PTP encompassing overall accounting as the area
  • Good experience of SAP ERP
  • 7-9 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Exposure to SOX and similar regulations
  • Knowledge of direct and indirect tax preferable
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral English communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across boundaries/business lines.
  • Should have an exposure to manage a team for at least 4-5 team members
  • Be a guide and coach to the team
  • Excellent MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Excel Macro                           
  • Shift working 14.30 to 23.30 IST however needs to stretch beyond the shift and be flexible based on the requirements.
  • 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

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: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 057086