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Purchase to Pay Accountant (English + European language)

Budapest, Hungary


Job Description

This is a key role within the Global Financial Services and Systems (GFSS) Function within the Budapest Business Centre.  The individual in the role will be responsible and accountable to perform the Purchase to Pay accounting activities for daily operations of the customers in the EMEA region.

- Thorough and in-depth understanding of the entire Purchase to Pay life cycle which includes Master record maintenance, Invoice Management, Invoice matching and holds 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), cash management for timely payments including forecasting, interface management and resolution from inbound applications, reconciliations (GRIR, Vendor statements etc.), proposal for write offs (if any), reporting – DPO, paid on time 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/corporate office with regard to functional expertise and cross-functional support, providing guidance and education as needed to plant personnel to achieve financial objectives.


Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting
Min. 1 year finance, PTP accounting or similar relevant experience
Advanced PC / Technical Skills and Experience with Microsoft Office Products including MS Access, MS Excel and MS Outlook
Advanced knowledge of ERP preferably Oracle and SAP
Excellent written and oral English communication skills & additionally min. intermediate level in any other European language (other than Hungarian) 
Proven track record in delivering process improvement initiatives 
Previous experience of finance modules, ideally Oracle and/or SAP
Ability to deal with a range of issues efficiently and in a timely manner
Be very solutions driven, analytical and capable of delivering results
Experienced in providing a high standard of customer care
Able to work within a large, multi-cultural organisation with international stakeholders
Effective communication, evaluation and problem solving skills
Strong cross/multi-cultural background and experience; sensitive to cultural differences
Solid understanding and experience with USGAAP; exposure to SOX

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?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 069658