General Accountant

Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting division is currently seeking a General Accountant to join our team. This position is based at our Monterrey’s Office.

The General Accountant is responsible for the generation of accounting information and administration regarding Payroll. 

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Payroll accounting (book-keeping and accounting for the various payroll provision as required by Mexican law

  • Weekly Payroll funding
  • Payroll Bank account reconciliation.
  • State payroll tax accounting.
  • Administration of gasoline and food coupons for employees.

  • Administration of employee saving fund.
  • Administration of fleet services for salesmen.
  • Administration of AMEX / Concur T&E. 
  • Mexican VAT accounting and administration.
  • Statutory accounting and audit.

Eaton has announced its intent to spin off its Lighting Business into publicly traded company (“SpinCo”).  This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 and this position is expected to remain with SpinCo.   The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  The Lighting Business is in the process of developing its total rewards philosophy, strategy and structure, including the design of its benefits and annual and long-term incentive plans that will take effect when SpinCo becomes a publicly traded company. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when SpinCo becomes an independent, publicly traded company, you will be eligible to participate in SpinCo’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that SpinCo’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially like Eaton’s. 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.



Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Incumbent is responsible for preparation of payroll reports such as accounting reconciliations, balance sheet, income statement, among other

Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong PC skills (SAP, TRESS, BankWeb, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word) required.

  • Strong accounting knowledge and excellent organization.

  • Strong Ethics and values.

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: Latin America
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

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