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Senior Analyst – PTP (German)

Pune, India


Job Description



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 Senior Analyst – PTP (German)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.


This role is in Accounts Receivable Process in a fast paced, high volume SSC environment that supports Eaton’s global business and operations that use SAP application for financial accounting and reporting.  The position is responsible for cash applications, analyzing deductions, collections with a high degree of efficiency and quality for Eaton business units.




Your essential responsibilities:



The individual in the role will be part of GFSS Pune team responsible and accountable to perform the key accounting and high end PTP transactional activities for daily operations of the customers in EMEA / North America from GFSS, Pune. The position is responsible for providing German (read/write/speak) language capabilities and will be part of the team that would work together with the transitions team. The individual should understand the process workflows well and be able to decipher the process interconnect and impacts. This role is instrumental in supporting the Plant Controller and accounting manager to ensure an adequate internal controls environment throughout the plant.  This includes the effective deployment of accounting and resolution in areas of Indirect Taxation (VAT), invoice hold resolution, cash management for payments, interface management, comprehensive account reconciliation and reporting etc. to name a few.  This position also has responsibility for ensuring financial accounting activities at the location are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, local statutory requirements and Eaton Corporate policies and practice. 




German language specialist who will provide language expertise in performing the following functions:



Ø  Process Centric – Thorough and in-depth understanding of the entire Purchase to Pay life cycle which includes Master record maintenance, Invoice Management, Invoice matching and resolution, Payment, Interface, reconciliation, reporting etc. Key focus will be to ensure effective management of the various stages of the PTP activities that drive accurate and timely accounting. Responsibilities include effective gatekeeping for Vendor Master Maintenance, Indirect Tax (VAT) Accounting and reconciliation including Withholding tax (if applicable), hold resolution, cash management for timely payments including forecasting, interface management and resolution from inbound applications, reconciliations (GRIR, Vendor etc.), proposal for write offs (if any), reporting – DPO, AP to name a few. Demonstrate high level of efficiency, learning agility and ensure a high level of accuracy. Provide business partnership to all areas of plant with regard to functional expertise and cross-functional support, providing guidance and education as needed to plant personnel to achieve financial objectives.

Ø  Control & Compliance - 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 of the requirements of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and controls as defined by the Internal Control Program Office.

Ø  Process Standardization: Ensure alignment to globally defined SSC processes including the periodic review of existing controls and governance of the standard processes.

Ø  Collaboration - Collaborates with the stakeholders to support overall goals and objectives. Work closely with the Team Leader - Accounting in achieving the required goals and timelines. Ability to cut across functions and drive cross functional initiatives which contribute to ultimate Eaton Goals  

Ø  Continuous Improvement- 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). Quality culture: Drive and leverage various systems and tools to automate processes and drive process improvements. Must use quality tools like BPI, EBE, etc.

Ø  Collaborate with peers in GFSS to ensure engagement, participation, and contribution to broader goals, policies, and initiatives





  • Accounting Degree (CA), MBA-Finance or (Accounting) with required experience


  • Effective German Communication skills (Read, Write and Speak)
  • Must have an end-to-end process knowledge for Purchase to Pay process  and working understanding of RTR functions like understanding financial statements




  • Hands on experience of SAP ERP




  • 6-8 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, SOX

  • Knowledge of direct and indirect tax

  • Excellent analytical, written and oral English communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively across boundaries/business lines.

  • Excellent MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), Excel Macro                           


, Integrity and Trust, Intellectual Horsepower, Managerial Courage, Organizational Agility, Drive for Results.




Preferred Criteria:


  1. Shift working 14.30 to 23.30 however needs to stretch beyond the shift and be flexible based on the requirements

  2. Effective communication skills - German language capabilities and English


  3. Dealing with ambiguity with regard to changes in regulations/external requirements

  4. Systematic process orientation, strong analytical and problem solving skills

  5. Commitment to compliance

  6. Be a self-starter & be able to operate without close supervision      

  7. Drive, enthusiasm, openness, honesty

  8. 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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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: 067503