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Cost Accountant - Birmingham, AL

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

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.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) is a global manufacturer of products and engineering services that support utilities, municipalities and industrial organizations as they build, maintain and modernize critical infrastructure in the electric, water, gas and communications market segments. HUS is comprised of three divisions: Aclara, Power Systems and the newly formed automation and controls that bring critical  infrastructure and smart technology together to supply and service the future of the utility industry.

Posting Address

Leeds, AL


Position Overview

Based in Leeds, AL and reporting directly to the Business Unit Controller, the Sr. Cost Accountant will serve as a key member of the Finance team and have responsibility for a variety costing and inventory activities.  This position is principally responsible for the ongoing maintenance of standard costs, month end closing activities, reporting and controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with Bill of Materials and Product Routings through SAP system.
  • Providing analysis and support to Internal and External Audits of the businesses.
  • Reviewing, analyzing and updating standard product costs as they relate to labor, material and overhead.
  • Manage cycle counts and annual physical inventories and reconcile all differences.
  • Assisting with department spending analysis and facility budgets and forecasts.

Skills and Experience

  • BS or Masters in Accounting
  • MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years cost accounting experience using SAP in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong analytical, planning and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in SAP, Microsoft Excel & Word.


Bachelors Degree in Accounting


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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