Cost Accountant

If you are a Finance professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you Based in ourHouston, Texaslocation, you will analyze material and manufacturing costs to establish standards, complete month-end closing and inventory reconciliations, manage a team of four Cycle Counters, participate in and/or lead continuous improvement projects and so much more AS A COST ACCOUNTANT YOU WILL: Lead the Cycle Count program / activities and manage 4 Cycle Counters (including 2 leads) Prepare monthly reports, inventory and operating expense variance reports, Cost Accounting Reports (CAR) Reconcile inventory monthly and prepare month end cost, inventory journal entries and other month-end close transactions Analyze manufacturing costs to establish standard labor and overhead rates for coming year Analyze shop work order costing and work with the management team to understand / report significant variances Assist Sales organization in projecting gross margins for projects and new products Complete the E&O (Excess & Obsolete) model quarterly Track and report site Cost Reductions via the scorecard Support annual Physical Inventory process Participate in and eventually Co-Manage Six Sigma Lean Projects (Training provided) May require longer hours during Month End Closing and for other projects Hybrid Onsite / Remote Schedule WHO YOU ARE: You deal comfortably with the uncertainty of change.

You know how businesses work and how organizations make money.

You identify and seize new opportunities.

You use financial analysis to generate, evaluate, and act on strategic options and opportunities.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: Cost accounting is a very multi-disciplinary and complex function at Emerson.

Finance professionals without direct Cost Accounting experience will be considered.

Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance Minimum three years of experience in Finance Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and multi-task in order to meet deadlines Proficient in the use of Microsoft Applications Willingness to obtain Six Sigma Black Belt within 6 8 months of start date (company sponsored) Legal authorization to work in the United States PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: Manufacturing experience preferred, but not required 1 year supervisory experience preferred, but not required Six Sigma experience preferred, but not required Our Commitment to Our People Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable.

We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy.

Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress.

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.

We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives and that reflects the world around us.

We believe a diverse, equitableand inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our companys values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.

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Work Authorization 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.

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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs.

Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the worlds most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life.

Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

Our Causes Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future shape, define and fuel Emersons culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether youre an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your masters degree, youll find opportunities with us.

Join our team and start your journey today No calls or agencies please.