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Hubbell Inc

Cost Accounting Analyst - Freeburg, IL

Hubbell Inc - Freeburg, IL

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.

Position Overview

The Cost Analyst position will provide Product Costing and Operational support for the Wiegmann site located in Freeburg, IL and will report to the Business Unit Controller, Commercial Construction. Other responsibilities include ensuring strong control environment and execution of productivity and other improvement actions.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Serve as key point of contact for the Freeburg, IL site in development of standard costs

- Provide finance support for site and Commercial Construction leadership

- Maintain robust controls throughout the businesses and help to identify and address potential risks in a timely manner

- Support internal and external audit activity and assist in timely remediation of any findings or follow up items and work with site to ensure SOX controls are documented and operating effectively.

- Complete monthly closing journal entries and account reconciliations

- Prepare monthly variance analysis regarding production costs and department expenses

- Provide support for preparing and loading annual operating budget and monthly forecasts as it relates to plant activities

- Assist in execution of annual physical inventories and cycle counting program (including supervision of Cycle Counting Analyst)

- Maintain responsibility for routine calculation of accruals (i.e. E & O inventory and warranties)

- Provide finance support for projects, including capital, major maintenance, and restructuring

- Identify opportunities to increase the efficiency of the close process through enhancement of existing procedures and utilization of financial systems and tools

- Complete ad hoc financial information requests and various special projects as needed

Skills and Experience

- 4 years Accounting experience with a minimum of 2 years Manufacturing Accounting experience

- BS in Accounting/Finance required, CPA and/or MBA preferred

- Good working knowledge of transactional accounting and internal controls | SOX

- Deep understanding of cost accounting, product costing and analysis of manufacturing variances

- SAP experience required; Hyperion (HFM) knowledge helpful

- Expert knowledge of MS Excel (V-lookup, pivot tables) and Powerpoint

- Experience in implementing finance and accounting best practices

- Self-starter who is able to work independently and execute projects effectively

- Ability to communicate effectively and influence change across all levels of the organization

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.


Job ID: 70141

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Hubbell Inc

Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. Contact Info

- Freeburg, IL 62243

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Hubbell Inc


Cost Accounting Analyst - Freeburg, IL Hubbell Inc - Freeburg, IL, United States


Location: Freeburg, IL

Company Profile:
Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With 2012 revenues of $3.0 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People's Republic of China ("China"), Italy, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains offices in Singapore, China, India, Mexico, South Korea, and countries in the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton, CT.