Senior Accountant

Eaton Automation GmbH

Le MontsurLausanne, Switzerland
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  • Publication date:

    01 juillet 2022
  • Workload:

    100%
  • Contract:

    Permanent position

Senior Accountant

In March 2021, Eaton announced the acquisition of Green Motion SA, expanding electric vehicle capabilities. Based in Switzerland, Green Motion SA is a renowned and rapidly growing international company that has been pioneering the design and production of charging systems for electric vehicles since 2009. It manufactures charging stations, designs management software for charging networks, operates charging stations and serves as an electric mobility service provider. Green Motion creates breakthrough technologies, including charging stations for electric planes and onboard chargers for the automobile industry. Green Motion SA operates its own network of charging stations under the "evpass" brand. evpass has become Switzerland's most extensive network as well as the leading EV charging hub in Europe. The charging stations produced by Green Motion SA are entirely designed and engineered in Switzerland. For more information, visit https://www.GreenMotionEV.com Senior Accountant Job Summary Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accountant is responsible for the company's overall accounting. He/she is in charge of preparing and booking entries according to the company accounting policy, performs monthly closings and manages the payments. In addition, he/she is participating to payroll activities and specific projects defined with the Finance Manager. Job Responsibilities Accounting Daily transactional accounting and junior accountant support/review tasks Contact with suppliers, customers, administration, and various internal stakeholders Manage AR and AP Prepare weekly payment and obtain approvals Monthly closing activities (prepaid, deferred revenue, bad debt allowances, US Gaap adjustments, etc.) Manage fixed assets subledger Payroll Prepare payroll with the HR manager and book entries in the system Reconcile social charges and prepare any required adjustments Reporting and compliance Monthly analytical review of P&L and BS Monthly balance sheet reconciliation Quarerly VAT reconciliation and submission Extensive involvement in the annual audit Projects Integration tasks (compliance, treasury, etc.) Contribute to the set up/formalization of internal control processes Participation in the implementation of SAP Qualifications Education level required Federal Diploma of Higher Education in finance and accounting Years and area of experience required Min 5 years of experience in a similar position, preferably within an international or audit company Technical knowledge Knowledge of Swiss GAAP, RPC and US GAAP Knowledge of VAT Knowledge of the Swiss tax system Good Knowledge of Swiss social insurances Soft skills Structured Rigorous Autonomous Proactive and solutions oriented #LI-EV1 What you will get from us Eaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees. We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Job: Finance/Accounting Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa Organization: ES EMEA ETD GM Green Motion 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


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