• Cost Accounting Manager

    Location CA-ON-Scarborough
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has an opportunity for a Cost Accounting Manager to join our Solarfective Team at our Scarborough, ON location. This role is responsible for ensuring the valuation accuracy of the company’s manufacturing costs and their carrying value in inventory while supporting all facets of the business with requested financial analysis. 


    Legrand specializes in the design, manufacturing and installation of standard and custom shading systems. Legrand has provided one-of-a-kind shading solutions for homes and commercial facilities around the world. Legrand’s products and expertise, provides customers with energy efficient, easy-to-use and cost effective advanced shading and lighting control solutions that meet the demanding requirements of codes and high-performance buildings. Legrand’s custom engineered solutions offer customers reduced installation time. 


    About Legrand

    Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


    Employing more than 3,300 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.


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    EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled




    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance or related discipline.  
    • Minimum 7 years experience in cost accounting within a Standard Cost environment.


    Additional Qualifications:

    • Masters Degree or CPA preferred
    • Strong financial control background and demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills. 
    • Demonstrate good judgment, well developed business ethics, integrity and consultancy skills.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities.
    • Independent judgment to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load.
    • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. 
    • Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution. 
    • Ability to communicate persuasively and effectively and manage multiple priorities in an intense, deadline driven environment.



    Position Attributes

    Main Job Duties to Include:

    • Perform month end close responsibilities.  Reconciles inventory accounts adjusts as required.  Prepares reports and summaries as required for inclusion in financial reporting.
    • Reporting monthly and quarterly inventory and margin analysis including reserve requirements, Purchase Price Variance and negative balances
    • Participate in financial planning cycles (budgets and forecasts)
    • Represent finance on operations-related cross functional teams
    • Maintain bill of materials- partner with operations to ensure BOM accuracy and manufacturing cost impact on financial statements
    • Maintain the Standard Cost System and perform the annual cost roll
    • Supply Marketing, Sales, Engineering and Manufacturing departments with cost and margin analysis that support capital funding requests or other business processes.
    • Ensure accounting processes are in compliance with internal controls.  Support annual budget and mid year forecast process
    • Perform requested analysis as they arise
    • Performs other similar and related duties as required.


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