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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: South Milwaukee, WI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.

Are you a Controller looking for an opportunity to grow?  If so, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!   Based at our South Milwaukee, WI facility, with the flexibility to work remotely up to two days per week, you will be responsible for all accounting functions for a modern captive foundry, reporting to the Plant Manager with ties to the Corporate Director of Finance.  Functions include various daily/weekly/monthly reporting, forecasting, cost development, performance and variance analysis.  Additional secondary responsibilities include inventory control, contract review, purchasing involvement, managing plant utility providers and supervision of payroll personnel.


  • Direct the preparation of month end closing schedules including site financial statements, POR submittals (forecasting reports), serve as liaison with corporate personnel on financial inquiries, and insures corporate due dates for financial information are complied with.
  • Development, analyze, interpret and report statistical and accounting information, in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget and other matters bearing on operating effectiveness of the organization.
  • Recommend prospective employees for hiring and existing employee promotions and terminations.
  • Direct the preparation of annual tax work papers, Emerson internal or independent financial audits, and governmental audits.
  • Prepare the annual budget and financial forecasts, institute and maintain other planning and control procedures (including the cost accounting system) and analyze variance reports.
  • Coordinate efforts and information requirements with other members of management to insure accurate financial reporting.
  • Participate as a member of the facility strategic leadership team with inputs on strategic planning and future direction for the product group.


You promote a sense of urgency and establish and enforce individual accountability in your team. You effectively communicate in various settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels, and you find common ground and acceptable alternatives that satisfy the needs of multiple stakeholders.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration with Accounting and Finance focus
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Good working knowledge of general and cost accounting, internal controls and asset management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Strong analytical, administrative and management capabilities
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States

  • Supervision with 5 years of experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Oracle ERP
  • Metal casting experience/knowledge
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Quality Programs such as Six-Sigma


Our Commitment to Our People
We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.
Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.
Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.
Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about ourCulture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.  

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