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Cost Accounting Manager II at Emerson Electric Co in Boulder, Colorado

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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 values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform 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 you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

If you are a Cost Accounting Manager II professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Boulder, Colorado location, your responsibilities may include accounting duties in General Accounting, Cost Accounting or Financial Analysis, supporting a multi-divisional organization with compliance to US GAAP and corporate financial policies. AS A COST ACCOUNTING MANAGER II, YOU WILL: 

  • Manage and own the costing process of all products
  • Development and implementation of standardized costing procedures at all global sites
  • Lead in the preparation of monthly manufacturing spending variance analysis
  • Manage the annual budgeting process
  • Lead the annual physical inventory process for all North America sites
  • Manage the monthly close for the North America Cost Accounting group
  • Responsible for testing new Oracle modules
  • Support the business with Return on Investment analysis for new capital projects
  • Adapts quickly to changing resource requirements
  • Manage and develop exemt level accounting staff and provide financial leadership to site.

You promote a sense of urgency and establish and enforce individual accountability in the team. You achieve and are consistently known as a top performer. You adjust communication content and style to meet the needs of diverse stakeholders. You transform financial information into business intelligence through analysis and integration of quantitative information. 


  • At least 10 years or equivalent experience, 4 years in management role required
  • Use of and familiarity with Oracle and HFM (Hyperion) accounting and financial reporting systems is required
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required


  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • Master’s degree preferred

 WHY EMERSON? Our Commitment to Our PeopleWe invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership. Our compensation philosophy is simple: we pay a competitive base salary, within the local market in which we operate, and reward performance during the annual merit review process. In accordance with Colorado EPEWA, the salary range for this role is $98,900 - $161,000 annually, commensurate with the skills, talent, capabilities, and experience each candidate brings to a role. (include additional any bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation that are being offered if applicable) 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 provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave. Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!. Our Commitment to Diversity & InclusionAt Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and 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 company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson. Work AuthorizationEmerson 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 EmployerEmerson 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  

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