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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Legrand NA
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

At a Glance
Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cost Accountant to join the Wiremold Team in West Hartford, CT.
Role: The position will support our manufacturing operations in West Hartford, Connecticut. The role is responsible for the day to day financial and operational support for our Wiremold facility. This position is responsible for supporting the following financial activities of the plant; monthly accounting close, productivity reviews, financial reporting and internal controls, standard costing and budgeting.
Main Activities:
Main Job Duties:

  • Various job duties/responsibilities and special projects as required

  • Assist in the financial management and reporting for WM Operations functions

  • Act as financial liaison to support the WM operational groups

  • Month end financial close including but not limited to journal entries, consolidation reports, monthly account reconciliations

  • Perform monthly financial variance analysis

  • Develop financial models using excel and other financial reporting system to report and communicate trends on financial performance

  • Participate in the budget and forecast process and provide finance support to functional cost center leaders; oversee and manage the creation and completion of annual budgets

  • Manage annual standards setting process

  • Partner on fixed asset tracking and reporting of capital expenditures

  • Perform ad-hoc project analysis to support EWS finance & operations functions

  • Provide internal controls with entity level balance sheet reviews and documentation for selected financial control procedures

  • Performs other similar and related duties as required


    • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related subject matter combined with experience.


      • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience.


        • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are required.

        • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions.

        • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Requires close attention to detail, ability to audit work to identify issues and implement processes to prevent errors.

        • Exceptional computer skills, extensive knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and data base software, proficiency with various e-mail, calendaring, meeting management and related communications software.

        • Able to communicate effectively both in written format and oral presentation. Able to create effective reports, presentations, and business correspondence. Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information.

        • Must have solid business acumen and understanding of a variety of functional areas within the business.

          About Legrand
          Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with revenue of ---7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit www.legrandgroup.com/en
          About Legrand North and Central America
          Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting. We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers' needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit legrand.us
          About Legrand's Electrical Wiring Systems Division
          Legrand's Electrical Wiring Systems (EWS) division provides the most complete line of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical wiring devices in the world. Through commitment to innovation and quality, EWS maintains the position of industry leader in wire and cable management and wiring devices categories, specializing in raceways, flexible floor, open space and outdoor power solutions, wire mesh cable trays and systems, and designer switches and outlets. With this comprehensive offering, EWS serves a range of exciting vertical markets, including commercial office and commercial interior, data centers, education, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, mixed-use developments and residential. For more information, visit legrand.us/electrical wiring devices
          Equal Opportunity Employer
          External Company Name: Legrand North America
          Street: 60 Woodlawn Street

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