Senior Accountant / Controlling specialist

Job Description

Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on

Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?

Your key deliverables :


• Drives month-end closing process in accordance with internal guidelines and policies
• Acts as an interface between Share Service Centers (SSC) and other ledger finance personnel located in Czech Rep. and abroad to ensure smooth and effective closing
• Prepare month end accounting entries - intercompany recharges, accruals, recurring entries and overhead allocation, EU grant monthly booking
• Issuing invoices for Engineering projects
• Check posting of IC nettings and ad hoc manual postings
• Drives the business cost calculation for the Innovation Center


• Works with the EEIC Finance Manager to produce the yearly Profit Plan, Monthly Forecasts and project finance
• Assists EEIC Finance manager in monitoring performance and provides accurate and timely financial information and analysis to various levels of management
• Prepares and maintains rolling forecasts for diverse engineering team and support functions located in EEIC
• Performs process & system improvements to deliver world-class decision making; Identifies standard process deviation, process inefficiency/ineffectiveness and opportunities for process improvement
• Performs specialized analyses to support day to day and as well as strategic business decisions per direction from EEIC Finance manager
• Supports compliance to USGAAP, local GAAP, corporate policy, guidelines and internal control, cooperates with Internal and external audit
• Supports ad-hoc projects



• Proven accounting background min. 5 years, strong knowledge of Czech GAAP and business analysis experience of min. 3 years
• University Degree (Business / Finance / Accounting) would be a plus
• Strong knowledge of Budget management
• MS-Office (Advanced Excel) and experience with ERP systems (SAP/Oracle) is an advantage
• Must have strong analytical skills to interpret and relate financial data
• Strong Knowledge and experience of financial practices and systems of international corporations, and statutory accounting requirements
• Strong interpersonal, communication skills (Shared Services Center abroad and Corporate Accounting Team outside EEIC)
• Ability to operate across, and influence within, a complex matrix organizational structure
• Ability to analyze, understand and present verbal and numerical information to any level of stakeholders
• Fluent Czech and English

What Eaton offers:

• Unique opportunity to support building the European Innovation Centre and it’s growth
• Cooperation within dynamic international team
• Competitive salary and attractive yearly performance bonus
• 25 vacation days
• Sick days
• Fully paid meal vouchers
• Sports and culture vouchers
• Fully paid life insurance
• Flexible working hours

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time