Cost Accountant

Job Requisition ID:  51223

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2023 revenue of approximately $9.2 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit




Individual contributor that supports a site manufacturing processes under moderate degree of supervision.
•    Performs monthly accounting responsibilities such as journal entries (accruals/allocations), product costing, key controls ( such as manufacturing variable/fixed costs, material ledger, production, inventory adj) , reporting, reconciliations, and  invoicing as needed.
•    Provides accurate, timely and relevant analysis and consolidated reporting for area of responsibility.
•    Regular formal review (monthly, quarterly and annual) with Manufacturing leadership.
•    Completes deliverables in key processes such as COGM rolling forecast, annual planning and strategy quantification, physical inventory counts, internal and external audits pertinent to area of responsibility.
•    Performs Ad Hoc Analysis on an as needed basis.

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate would possess most of the following capabilities and qualities, but above all must have a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow.
•    Knowledge, understanding, and ability to work independently to resolve manufacturing cost issues.
•    Applies Corporate policies, procedures and SOX controls.
•    Accounting/Close process, documentation & timeliness of transactions.
•    Experience and effectiveness working within large, matrixed global organizations is important.
•    Exceptional interpersonal skills and successful work habits.
•    High attention to detail, resourceful, well-organized, and good time management.
•    Positive attitude, welcomes feedback, seeks to understand, adapts rapidly to dynamic environment while helping team stay balanced and focused.
•    Earn trust and confidence of internal and external stakeholders, including Eastman business and functional leaders, M&A deal counterparties, and external advisors. 



•    Associates in business-related field and 3+ years' experience or Bachelor’s degree in business-related field
•    Working knowledge of SAP preferred & MS Office

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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