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Cost Accountant - Lenoir City, TN

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Lenoir City, TN, US, 37771

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 Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

Posting Address

3621 Industrial Park Drive

Lenoir City, TN  37771


Position Overview

Based in Lenoir City, TN and reporting directly to the Business Unit Controller, the Cost Manager will serve as a key member of the Finance team and have responsibility for a variety of costing and inventory activities. This position is principally responsible for the ongoing maintenance of standard costs, month end closing activities, reporting and controls. Some travel to facilities in North Carolina, California, and Mexico will be required, position will travel less than 10% on an annual basis.

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 interpersonal skills.
  • Strong digital literacy; proficiency in SAP, Microsoft Excel & Word.


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • MBA Preferred
  • CMA or CPA designation considered a strong plus.

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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: Knoxville

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