Accounting Supervisor – Global Financial Services and Systems Job at Eaton – 3.8 in Southfield, MI

Eaton is currently seeking an Accounting Supervisor to join our team. This position can be based at any of our U.S. head quarter facilities or can be at a U.S remote location. The U.S. headquarter facilities include Beachwood, OH, Galesburg, MI, Pittsburg PA, or Southfield MI.

Position Overview:
Join Eaton’s Global Financial Services and Systems North America team and help positively impact our business by providing timely and high-quality financial services. We are currently seeking an accounting supervisor.

This position manages the U.S. payroll accounting team, manages the Canada payroll process and performs accounting work for the Global Financial Services and Systems North America region ledger. The region ledger accounting work includes planning, forecasting, income statement reviews and balance sheet reviews working with the GFSS North America Regional lead and various staff members located throughout GFSS. This position has responsibilities for the accounting functions to support the U.S. payroll team and has responsibility for managing the Canada payroll process working with our ADP vendor support team to ensure accuracy and compliance of payroll in Canada.

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.

In this role, you will:
Lead a team of 2-3 employees, developing their skill set and expertise in general ledger payroll support work and Canada payroll processing by motivating, mentoring, coaching and providing opportunities to learn and grow.

Ensure the timely and accurate processing of our Canadian payroll.

Ensure both our U.S. and Canadian payroll transactions feed through to the general ledger accurately and timely.

Leads the team that performs payroll GL entries and GL reconciliation support.

Responsible for GFSS U.S. and Canada payroll sox compliance working with auditors to provide adequate controls

Performs profit plan for the GFSS U.S location.

Owns the forecasting duties for the U.S. location working with the North America regional lead to ensure an accurate forecast.

Oversee the GFSS U.S accrual accounts by analyzing and recommending adjustments as necessary.

Owns the GFSS U.S. billing activities by partnering with the GFSS North America regional lead.

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:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution

Minimum three (3) years of accounting and/or finance experience

Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Human Resources

Knowledge of payroll processing

Proficient in Microsoft products

Ability to interact with all levels of an organization

Position Success Criteria:
Customer Service oriented

Strong analytical / problem solving skills

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks/priorities

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.


Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $84,720 – $116,490 a year.

Eligible for an annual performance-based incentive plan with a target at 15% of base salary.

At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: NAFSC North America Financial Services Center

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About the Company

Company: Eaton – 3.8

Company Location:  Southfield, MI

Estimated Salary:

About Eaton - 3.8