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Eaton Corporation Tax Accounting Lead in Istanbul, Turkey

(Location: Maslak - Istanbul)

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

As Tax Accounting Lead, you will be responsible for taking the ownership of coordination of statutory accounting and corporate reporting services for Eaton Hydraulics Division.

Your key deliverables:

  • Making sure that statutory books are kept in accordance with local accounting rules; supervision of the accounting records concerning fixed assets local book and statutory book GL accounts reconciliation in accordance with Eaton's procedures; preparing and updating the mapping of US GAAP - GL accounts to local accounts; supervising the reconciliation between US GAAP books and statutory books (Local Tax Law and IFRS)

  • Supervising preparation of statutory accounts; Leading preparations to the statutory audits (Tax Audit, assist during US GAAP based audits)

  • Ensure ethical standards are maintained in a manner that accrues maximum benefit to Eaton across all divisions

  • Supervising preparation calculation of tax liability; conducting reconciliation between taxable income or loss and the net income or loss resulting from the statutory books

  • Leading the Transfer Pricing Report Preparation

  • Supervising and managing month-end closings activities; preparing journal entries, variance analysis, and various financial reports

  • Supervising preparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.

  • Developing and performing special projects and analysis as required by the business management: (Logistics Accounting, Mark View)

  • Supporting facility compliance with GAAP/SOX requirements.

  • Supervising preparation of a variety of ad hoc reports

  • Calculating monthly Actual costs in ERP-MFG- Pro for the local tax, analysing variances of Standard Costs, Calculating Actual Unit Cost and Finished Goods report for VAT refund.

  • Supervising preparation of statutory accounts related with R&D expenses, assets and incentive amounts

  • Supervising R&D audits with Payroll and R&D Team regarding with R&D and SSI Incentives.

  • Assisting the Plant Controller in managing projects or issues in other countries of the region.

  • R&D Incentives implementation and coordination & SSI Incentives, to liaise with R&D and HR

  • Operational Tax Matters -Payroll Tax- Liaise with HR and Special Consumption Tax Refund - Liaise with Operations

  • Corporate Income Tax and all types of Indirect Taxes such as VAT or Special Consumption Tax

  • Relations with the Tax Office and with Independent Tax and Independent Audit Teams

  • Local Trade and Finance Compliance Issues, e.g. E-Invoice/E-Book

  • Corporate Secretarial Issues such as General Assembly Preparations

  • Inter-Company Contracts



Are you?


  • Professional accounting qualification (CPA – SMMM) / university degree

  • Experience in finance/ accounting and auditing within a multinational (manufacturing) environment

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP; and Sarbanes-Oxley Regulations

  • Strong knowledge of local country statutory reporting requirements

  • Sound practical knowledge of corporate income tax /indirect taxes (FAS 109)

  • Experience in implementation of best practices and process improvement projects inarea of accounting and reporting

  • Strong professional presence

  • Ability to effectively manage people, set goals and delegate responsibilities

  • Experience in deploying strategic change

  • Very good working knowledge of the English language

  • Effective communication skills and ability to lead projects

  • Willingness to pursue continued personal development

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Permanent contract in fast growing global company

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us

  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

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: HYD FCD

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

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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