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Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9.0 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit


Eastman is currently seeking an experienced Cost Analyst for our Texas City, TX facility.  Responsibilities for this role inclde but are not limited to the following:

  • Cost Analyst support of Texas City Maintenance and Capital
  • Responsible for monthly closings
  • Develops and maintains appropriate reporting applications
  • Works with the Maintenance, Engineering and 3rd party contractors as appropriate to resolve issues and address concerns
  • Coordinates processing of annual cost estimates and activities and cost updates as needed
  • Ensures integrity of site maintenance and manufacturing cost information
  • Ensures fixed asset accuracy
  • Observance of physical inventories
  • Support Texas City leadership team including monthly reporting, monitoring, analyzing, and addressing specific requests.
  • Assists with cost reduction valuations.
  • Serve as a liaison to Controllers Division
  • Ensure adherence to corporate processes and procedures
  • Educate site personnel on pertinent accounting developments and changes in corporate processes and procedures



  • Bachelor’s or Masters in Accounting is required; Masters degree preferred
  • Good understanding of SAP Cost Accounting processes and transactions
  • Good understanding of current IT technology and how to apply it to drive improvements
  • Proficiency in use of appropriate software applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to flex hours to meet deadlines, accounting closing schedules, and to meet urgent information needs
  • Good data analysis skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • 2+ years of experience is preferred

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.

Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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