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Accounting Manager - Wiring Systems - Shelton, CT

Date: May 24, 2021

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

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 Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Posting Address

40 Waterview Drive

Shelton, CT

Position Overview

The Accounting Center of Excellence (CoE) Accounting Manager is responsible for leading all aspects of certain general accounting activities being performed by the Shared Service Center (SSC). This role will support the COE Accounting Senior Manager to ensure accounting needs of the respective business groups are being met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate existing processes and, where appropriate, perform analysis to find opportunities for further standardization, automation and cost savings
  • Leverage system and technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts and work to eliminate/minimize non-value added activities. Partner with SSC to get said improvements implemented across the group(s)
  • Review journal entries and key account reconciliations prepared by the SSC, ensuring proper supporting documentation exists for both. Troubleshoot exceptions and address questions as they arise
  • Insure compliance with existing company policies and procedures
  • Work with senior COE team members to identify and implement process/automation/ standardization improvements across all the business units
  • Lead all aspects of compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, including internal control documentation and testing of internal controls
  • Provide support for internal and external compliance audits
  • Other special projects as necessary

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Master preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years of accounting, auditing and related experience of which at least 5 years in general accounting
  • Solid understanding of SAP, HFM and Blackline preferred
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Experience in a large ($1B+), multi-national corporation
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint and PowerPoint), particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and superior analytical and organizational skills with a focus on:
  • Synthesizing information, using sound judgment, formulating conclusions and articulating recommendations in a way that is meaningful and valuable
  • This includes the ability to develop graphs, tables, presentations and templates to in order to convey information clearly, concisely and effectively
  • Ability to work well under tight time constraints
  • Detail oriented with understanding of end-to-end processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to work across all organizational levels, departments and groups
  • Teamwork skills - proven support of peers and respectful communication
  • Travel required (approximately 10%)



Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree


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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