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Accounting Supervisor - St. Louis, MO (Hybrid)

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type: Not Specified


Position Overview

We are adding an Accounting Supervisor to our growing team!

The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for supporting the Aclara Smart Grid Solutions (SGS) business unit by: 1) performing and/or overseeing all requirements and duties pertaining to Project Accounting; 2) supervising and training the Staff Accountants in areas including project accounting, process controls, SOX compliance, and journal entries; 3) assuring daily and month-end financial transactions and adjustments are accurate, reconcilable, and fully compliant; 4) performing special quarterly and ad-hoc cost analysis including updating and improving supporting project models; 5) cross-functionally overseeing process controls including, but not limited to, purchasing activities, customer inventory, vehicle repair & maintenance expenditures and revenues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the optimization of policies and practices pertaining to the JDE accounting system including GL coding, cost allocation to projects and transactional process integrity across the SGS business unit.
  • Supervise the Staff Accountants on performance of underlying accounting tasks, inventory and other Blackline reconciliations, and multiple process and compliance controls.
  • Partner with Operations/Purchasing and OHF Team members to resolve and or oversee A/P matters and develop practices to prevent recurrence.
  • Prepare and document most of the monthly journal entries and provide JE training to other team members in an open and empowering manner.
  • Update and continually improve customer/project cost models and analysis; partner with FP&A to ensure project forecast models incorporate ongoing developments.
  • Lead in the timely completion of the Hubbell month-end tasks including: Stat reporting in HFM; various B/S Flux reports; and accurate and timely completion of account reconciliations in Blackline.
  • Continually assess the integrity of SOX controls and lead the task for obtaining, organizing, and transferring requested information to PWC and Hubbell (Internal and SOX) teams.
  • Perform as a key contributor regarding monthly/quarterly closings, physical inventories, fixed assets, and ad-hoc matters that arise.
  • Prepare Authorization for Expenditure forms (AFE’s) and perform fixed asset physical inventories.
  • Responsible for leading, motivating and retaining the team’s talent as well as continuously improving the skill set through training and goal setting.

Skills and Experience


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 6 years’ accounting experience
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Advanced organizational/time management skills
  • Advanced analytical, communication, technology and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience using enterprise resource planning (ERP) accounting systems (Preferably JD Edwards)
  • Advanced Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to effectively solve problems with corporate Finance as well as with other functional areas of company
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed, particularly during month/quarter/year-end closings


  • Accreditations such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA)
  • MBA

Posting Address

St. Louis, Missouri (Westport Plaza)

We have a future to create, so join Aclara as we harness science and engineering to make a difference. We're at the intersection of communications, data technology, energy, and national resource engineering.

Over 800 energy and utility customers across the globe ask us to solve complex challenges from making the power grid smarter, to delivering clear water, to empowering their customers to conserve energy. We're a hardware, software, and network engineering company building new solutions to hard problems. We're big data gurus and in the field problem solvers.

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Sound like your kind of challenge? Then join us. We'll offer you a great work environment and competitive benefits such as medical, dental, and vision care, flex spending, 401k, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holiday and personal time, and we're committed to diversity and our veterans.Thank you for your interest in a new career with our company. We look forward to hearing from you!