Finance Co-op, Cost Accounting

Sherwin-Williams

Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!

 

Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

 

Core Responsibilities And Tasks

 

This position will be responsible for assisting the Global Supply Chain Division Accounting department with its product costing functions. The individual will have an opportunity to learn about the various cost components that make up the finished goods Sherwin-Williams takes to market. Specific areas of focus will include raw material and conversion costs for the company’s Americas Group (TAG), Consumer Brands Group (CBG), and/or Performance Coatings Group (PCG) businesses in North America.

 

Essential duties include

Daily development of new product costs that are being taken to market

Complete product cost quotes for Sales & Marketing to seek new business or manufacturing alternatives

Adhere to specified timelines for cost development

Assist group with the annual standard cost development process

Create and/or maintain costing procedure documentation

Streamline costing processes where applicable

Help to assess and explain production variances or costing errors

Assist with ad hoc projects

Monitor and process cost hold items.

 

EDUCATION

 

Required

High School Diploma or GED

Pursing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree – in Accounting or Finance, or a similar Business degree with a focus in Finance or Accounting

 

 

Required

 

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Organized and meets deadlines

Problem solving mentality

Good interpersonal skills; works well in a team environment.

 

 

Preferred

Experience with Standard Cost development.

1-2 years of accounting experience

 

 

Required

 

TECHNICAL/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Available to work approximately 28 hours per week

 

 

Preferred

Understanding of Manufacturing and Standard Cost methodology

 

 

Additional Comments

 

Temporary work from home protocols may be in effect for this position due to COVID-19, but this is not a remote position and any selected candidate must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the listed location(s).

 

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

 

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

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