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Manager – Transaction Accounting Services (SAP)

Pune, India


Job Description



Job Title: Manager – Transaction Accounting Services (SAP) Req-# 065049


If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun.


We are looking forward to an Manager – Transaction Accounting Services in Eaton’s Global Finance System and Services, based in Pune, India.


In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.


Provide leadership to and manage the activities and resources of SAP Transaction Accounting Services (SAP -TS) for Global Financial Services and Systems (GFSS), Pune and further growth of SAP-TS vertical. Drive continuous productivity improvements, deliver the highest levels of quality, implement and integrate end to end accounting activities for existing sites, transition from new locations to the shared service platform, deliver exceptional customer service and maintain & promote an effective internal control environment and build organizational capability.


Your essential responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the management of the SAP-TS (which include Purchase to Pay (PTP), Order to Cash (OTC) and Record to Report (RTR) activities of the GFSS - Pune organization from both a short term and long term perspective.
  • Responsible for the successful implementation and execution of the GFSS long and short term objectives and goals at a global and site level.  
  • Responsible for the successful transition and execution of end to end accounting activities from sites in scope within agreed timelines and approved budgets
  • Develop annual operating and performance measurement plans that align resources with the GFSS objectives. Establish monitoring mechanisms to identify both areas for improvement and recognition
  • Drive a lean culture through the use of EBS Lean tools – Six Sigma, BPIs etc. and also, through the use of technology like Robotics Process Automation (RPA)
  • Promote and maintain an effective Internal Control environment that supports compliance with both US GAAP and all local & statutory requirements in all countries where the GFSS, Pune provides transactional services. This includes compliance with all the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
  • Build relationships across the organization and external to the company (audit firms, suppliers and banking partners)
  • Develop and actively strengthen business partnerships with key stakeholders and customers. Drive customer engagement and customer satisfaction on a regular basis. Responsible for customer service levels, establishing and renegotiating service level agreements and leading “Improvement Agenda” reviews
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of all information reported to internal and external customers. Promote quality culture within the GFSS, Pune through focus on reducing cycle times and cost outs.
  • Build Organizational Capability: Attract and select talent to meet current and future business needs, develop employees to meet organizational goals as well as career goals, and build effective teams that apply diverse skills and backgrounds to achieve organizational objectives. Foster employee involvement in continuous improvement efforts, by empowering teams
  • People Management- This position would be responsible for managing a highly skilled & talented team with responsibility for mentoring and developing talent
  • Focus on employee engagement and retention of key personnel. Drive initiatives and activities to enable high degree of employee satisfaction
  • Ability to cut across functions and drive cross functional initiatives which contribute to ultimate Eaton Goals.
  • Active participation in the leadership team of the GFSS, Pune. Provide input and ideas to improve the results and services
  • Collaborate and work with the support functions, including HR & IT that are functionally aligned to this position, to achieve GFSS, Pune objectives.
  • Collaborate with peers in GFSS to ensure engagement, participation, and contribution to broader goals, policies, and initiatives
  • Developing Strategies in tandem with the Business Unit Head and SAP Leader to enhance the capability and growth of GFSS, Pune.
  • Support Eaton Business Systems implementation, for transparent integration with other GFSS locations, and high business process quality. Deploy EBS tools effectively.
  • Provides annual planning support related to the coordination, review and consolidation of the location’s departmental expenses.
  • Ensure that highest ethical standards are maintained.










Basic Requirements:


  • Finance and Accounting degree or international equivalent (CA/CPA/Management Accountant)

  • 15+ years of financial & accounting domain management experience

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, familiar with various international accounting practices

  • Experience with managing 150+ people at a minimum

  • Experience in managing a Captive Shared Service organization (preferred)

  • Significant and Strong SAP ERP (Financial) experience

  • Experience at Multinational Corporation

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Exposure to SOX and similar regulations

  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication (including presentation) skills

  • Adaptable to varying cultures and working with global and regional stakeholders

  • Process and continuous improvement oriented

    Strong leadership profile able to influence and to challenge the decision processPosition Criteria:

    • Sound MS Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word) required

    • Good Accounting knowledge

    • Strong customer service orientation

    • Structured approach to problem solving and issue resolution

    Ability to apply accounting system expertise to troubleshoot financial system problems, resolve customer issues and implement new solutions.

    • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

    • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

    • Highly motivated self-starter who can work well in a team environment or independently.

    • Adaptable to change.

    Demonstrates strong skills on following competencies: Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, Functional/Technical Skills, Integrity and Trust, Intellectual Horsepower, Managerial Courage, Organizational Agility, Drive for Results.


    Preferred Criteria:


  • This position will have close ties with other GFSS partner organizations, plants and, business 


  • Work timings will be from 2:30 PM (IST) to 11:30 PM (IST) 


  • Enable operations/locations controllers to focus on business issues.

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

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Job: Finance/Accounting

Region: Asia Pacific
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 065049