24 days old

Senior Cost Accountant

Emerson Electric Co
Sherman, TX 75090
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At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational valuesintegrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovationinform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether youre an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, youll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


Responsible for leading the Cost Accounting staffand supporting the Finance Supervisor with the administration of the cost accounting system and provides various operational areas with required financial data, reports and analysis. The Senior Cost Accountant drives process improvements across the plant andsupports monthly cost/inventory accounting processes. The Senior Cost Accountant will also support Shermans cycle count program and inventory accuracy process.

  • Maintains Standard Cost System.
  • Monthly Variance Analysis.
  • Profitability Reporting and Analysis.
  • Make/Buy Analysis.
  • Supports and reports monthly inventory reconciliation.
  • Monitors and controls all inventory inputs/outputs.
  • Direct annual cost implosion.
  • Inventory Reporting and Analysis.
  • Supports cycle count program.
  • Audits and maintains internal controls for inventory activity.
  • Assist with annual physical inventory.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Coordinating complex Accounting/Finance projects and initiatives with other members of the finance team and/or with other departments.
  • Assist with training and mentoring Finance employees.
  • Weekly/Monthly Sales Report.
  • Manage Cost Reductions for the plant.

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance required.
  • Masters degree, CPA or CMA is preferred.
  • 2- 5 years cost accounting experience with an emphasis in:Manufacturing standard cost environment andexperience in inventory control and variance analysis.
  • Understanding of financial reporting, general accounting processes, and capital budgeting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • Use the required Personal Protective Equipment. (Steel toe shoes, gloves, safety glasses, etc.)
  • Regularly required to sit.
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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Posted: 2019-07-26 Expires: 2019-08-24
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