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Title:  Accountant, Costing

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Position-Accountant , Cost


Who We Are:

CommScope is a global innovator in broadband technology. Our team collaborates with leading Service and Content Providers to build entertainment and communication solutions that are personalized and mobile. At CommScope, we are constantly redefining connectivity to power a smarter, simpler, more connected world. CommScope customers include service providers (cable, broadband, telco, satellite), commercial verticals, small enterprises, and the people they serve. We win when our customers win…and that drives everything we do!

What is Expected:

The Cost Accountant will be part of the Shared Services Center cost accounting team and support the Cost Accounting Supervisor in daily cost accounting responsibilities associated with the Shared Service Cost Accounting function. Responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring accurate updates of product costs, Inter-Entity records, PIR’s, source lists, etc. Provide support for all SSC month end activities. Support the department in completing all audit responsibilities and prepare all records and reports in a timely manner. Work as back-up for other cost accountants and regions as required.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Run report for purchased parts with standard cost equaling zero and update the standard cost for the same purchased parts.
  • Run report COST/CST51 - Invoiced Materials with No Cost Estimates.
  • Update the costs per the CMX requests received daily within 24 hours.
  • Liaison with the planners for update of Inter-entity source lists and Purchase Information Records (PIR).
  • Prepare listing of MID's (part numbers) which require updated costing for the year.
  • Prepare list of materials to be sent to planners if "SPK" is not defined for identification of source or planned price details.
  • Track and update the PIR file maintained by ANZ planning team.
  • Support period-end and annual costing activities like variance analysis, reconciliations, Cost Center wise Reporting etc.
  • Identify and support effort to reduce costs significantly generating savings for the company.
  • Provide support of external and internal audits as assigned.
  • Audit costs for accuracy and compliance with corporate guidelines and policies.
  • Initiate or review requests for cost changes throughout the year.
  • Other duties as assigned by the management.

Judgments and Decisions: Primary – Decide and coordinate on whether invoices/ expenses to be cleared for approval & payment are as per Company’s’ policy, reporting accuracy and identify areas of improvement. Solve related business issues.


External: Vendors, Statutory Auditors, Consultants.

 Internal: International Finance and Accounting as well as other Supply Chain teams such as Receiving and Purchasing.

You will Excite us if you have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline is required.
  2. preferably two years of experience as an Analyst or similar cost accounting role.
  3. Must be proficient in all MS Office programs, with advanced skills in Excel
  4. High level of proficiency in Excel spreadsheets and ERP/MRP systems.
  5. SAP experience is preferred
  6. Ability to review and understand processes and look for improvements.
  7. Skills – Excellent communication skills (oral and written). Fluent written and verbal English.

 Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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