Lead Accountant

Casablanca, Morocco
Competitive salary
26 Aug 2021
18 Sep 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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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 a Lead Accountant, you will have as a main responsibility to insure fullfillement & compliance with the local reporting.

Your Key Deliverables:
  • Lead month end statutory closings working closely with the finance team to ensure that all the requirements are fulfilled on a timely manner.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts with emphasis on accuracy, attention to detail, and properly supported balances while driving balance sheet integrity and compliance to Eaton policies.
  • Generate and upload standard month end journal entries to Oracle GL/SAP; ensure entries are accurate, properly supported, and deadlines are met.
  • Communicate with Financial controller regarding account variances, account aging and recommend actions to resolve.
  • Prepare on-going monthly and periodic financial reports and provide support to the finance team when required
  • Coordinate with the AP team to ensure all invoices are recorded and payed according to the policies in place.
  • Manages the accurate and efficient processing of transactions to the accounting systems and ensures compliance with regulations and Tax
  • Coordinate, interpret and respond to ad hoc financial requests
  • Act as a liaison with third party to coordinate VAT process and all declarations while ensuring compliance and completeness
  • Maintain internal control procedures to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley 404. Maintain and provide any requested documentation and support for internal/external audit or review purposes.
  • Identify and share/implement the best practices and improve the processes

Are you?


  • Bachelor or Master's Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • At least 5 years of experience in accounting in a multinational company with a previous big four exposure .
  • Experience in using integrated computer systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
  • Proficient skills in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Requires skills in operating general office equipment, maintaining financial records, understanding and following complex and written instructions, preparing routine reports and performing complex account transactions.
  • Knowledge of internal control procedures, particularly relating to cash, payroll.
  • Working knowledge of accounting practices and principles, and procedures, particularly relating to safeguarding of assets.
  • Experience in Oracle/SAP is preferred.

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:
  • Contract in fast growing global company
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Great promotional opportunities - We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • 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

(Candidate selected for the vacancy will be subject of a background screening)


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

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: PQED Power Quality Division EMEA

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