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Senior Accountant - Hamilton, OH

Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: Hamilton, OH, US, 45015-1369

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Posting Address

This role can be located in Greenville, AL or Hamilton, OH.

 

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Position Overview

The accountant is responsible for financial reporting activities within Connector Manufacturing Company,  part of the Light Industrial business unit. The role can be located at the Hamilton, OH or Greenville, AL facilities.  This role will support the Light Industrial Accounting Leader to accurately reflect the financial performance of the businesses.

Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as key point of contact for financial reporting:

  • Guide establishment of cost standards and monitoring of costs within the business.
  • Establish and maintain robust controls and compliance with Hubbell policy and procedures.
  • Support internal and external audits including providing documentation for compliance with SOX Key controls.
  • Complete monthly closing journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Provide support for preparing and loading annual operating budget and monthly forecasts.
  • Assist in execution of annual physical inventories.
  • Execute fixed assets physical in accordance with company policy.
  • Work with Light Industrial project managers to accurately record capital purchases from acquisition and depreciation through disposal.
  •  Identify opportunities to increase the efficiency of the close process through enhancement of existing procedures and utilization of financial systems and tools.
  • Assist in process improvement initiatives.
  • Complete ad hoc financial information requests and various special projects as needed.

Skills and Experience

  • 3-4 years Accounting experience, preferably within a multi-site manufacturing organization.
  • BS in Accounting/Finance required, good understanding of GAAP.
  • Excellent working knowledge of transactional accounting and internal controls | SOX.
  • SAP, HFM and OneStream knowledge is helpful.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel (V-lookup, pivot tables) and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Power BI is helpful.
  • Experience in continuous improvement initiatives and implementing finance and accounting best practices.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and employs time management skills to meet stated deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and enlist cooperation in all areas impacting performance goals.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Accounting

Competencies

Professional Maturity
Establishes Priorities
Customer Focus
Integrity and Ethics
Results Driven/Initiative
Strategic Thinking
Communications
Functional Excellence

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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