Financial Accountant - ETE Team (Italian Speaker)

Job Description

Would you like to make a difference to the environment? Do you want to work for a global and ethical company? Join us and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that make a real impact. We make what matters work.
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We established Eaton’s EMEA Business Service Center in 2015 where more than 600 people are working on what matters. Our mission is to provide high value services to support internal and external customers across Eaton’s Electrical, Hydraulics, and Corporate functions in EMEA.
You will have a key role within the Global Financial Services and Systems (GFSS) Function within the Budapest Business Centre. You will be responsible and accountable to perform the accounting activities for daily operations of the customers in the EMEA region. You will be part of the team that would work together with the Finance Transformation and the Transitions teams.
You should understand the process workflows well and be able to decipher the process interconnect and impacts. Your role is instrumental in supporting the respective Plant Controller to ensure an adequate internal controls environment throughout the plant.  This includes the effective deployment of a comprehensive account reconciliation and balance sheet review process.  You will also have responsibility for ensuring financial accounting activities at the location are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, Eaton Corporate policies and practice. 
You will make a difference by exceling in:
•Process Centric:

◦With thorough understanding of the financial processes (RTR, OTC & PTP) with due focus on RTR in managing end to end accounting.
◦Responsibilities include ensuring an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close. Demonstrate efficiency, agility and ensure a high level of accuracy.

◦Providing 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.


•Control & Compliance:

◦Being responsible for the implementation and deployment of actions to ensure an adequate environment of internal control. 

◦Providing compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and all applicable statutory requirements as they apply to their areas of responsibility. 

◦Active leadership required to ensure compliance is maintained for all financial activities, as well as the safeguarding of plant assets in compliance with corporate policies and procedures.  


•Quality culture:

◦Driving and leveraging various systems and tools to automate processes and drive process improvements.
◦Must use quality tools like BPI, EBE, etc.


•Process Standardization:

◦Regular review of existing controls and Governance of the standard processes and ensuring alignment to globally defined SSC processes



◦Collaborating with the other stakeholders to support overall goals and objectives.
◦Working closely with the Finance Manager in achieving the required goals and timelines. P
◦Proactively managing issues through understanding of the overall processes and interconnect.


•Continuous Improvement:

◦Demonstrating a practical approach to continuous improvement of the processes.


Your experience matters:
•Bachelor degree in Finance/Accounting
•Min. 2 year finance, 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 (finance modules)
•Excellent written and oral English communication skills and at least intermediate knowledge in Italian language
•Additional languages beneficial
•Proven track record in delivering process improvement initiatives
•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

You matter:
•We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for you
•We ensure health, wellness, safety and work-life balance for you
•We invest in you for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University
•We offer career advancement opportunities for you
•We value diversity, join our passionate team

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of ability testing as part of the recruitment process

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