Cost Accountant - Birmingham, AL (Hybrid)

Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview


We are hiring a Cost Accountant to our winning team! 


Based in Birmingham, AL and reporting to the Controller, the Cost Accountant serves as a key member of the Finance team with responsibility for various accounting and costing functions.  Responsibilities require knowledge of cost accounting, manufacturing processes, generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP) and SAP best practices.  Business has locations in Leeds, Alabama and Juarez, Mexico.



A Day In The Life

  • Support monthly closing and reporting process, using SAP and OneStream
  • Provide monthly variance analysis regarding production costs and department expenses
  • Prepare and load monthly department forecast
  • Review, analyze and update standard product costs as they relate to material, labor and burden/overhead
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of standard costs (BOMs and routings)
  • Provide analysis to support Internal and External Audits of the Business Unit
  • Assist in execution of annual operating plan
  • Support process improvement initiatives related to internal controls and financial reporting
  • Assist in managing the cycle count program and annual physical inventories and reconcile all differences
  • Assist in the fixed asset control and maintenance processes

What will help you thrive in this role?


  • BS or Master’s in Accounting
  • MBA preferred
  • CMA/CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of Manufacturing Cost Accounting experience
  • Strong hands-on SAP experience a significant plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Seeking a self-motivated individual with strong initiative and an interest in joining a successful organization.


Thank you for your interest in a new career with our company. We look forward to hearing from you! #LI-HB1 #LI-Hybrid

Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Utility Solutions 


Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications. HUS provides the critical components that allow the grid to reliably transmit and distribute energy, as well as the communications and controls technologies to make the grid smarter and more flexible.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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