Cost Accountant - Hybrid Role

Keeney is now under new ownership and part of the Oatey family of brands. The Company’s new leadership team is dedicated to an open, transparent, values-driven culture that focuses on our associates. It's an exciting time to join Keeney!
  • Competitive compensation,
  • Merit-based pay increases, and
  • Opportunity to earn a cash profit-sharing bonus,

Plus, our updated benefits package, including a progressive vacation policy and retirement plan, ensures we're supporting our associates both in and out of the workplace.

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries.  Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, and Belanger.  

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Oatey, Where you contribute, thrive, matter!

What we’re looking for…

In this role you will have the opportunity to Analyze and report on variances between budgeted and actual results of operational activity. Understand and communicate production performance and help site management identify and address areas of concern within expenses and unfavorable variances falling within our cost of non-conformance accounts. Accurately cost inventory and understand the different components of product cost in a standard cost environment. Serve as a leader in the cost accounting function of the company.

Expectations & Accountabilities …

  • Develop / maintain accurate costing for inventoriable items.
  • Monitor, report, and help site management control operational expenses for facilities.
  • Participate in month-end closing processes and perform necessary analysis and reporting.
  • Understand production related variances within the financials and be able to help identify and resolve on-going issues.
  • Support business needs by performing necessary research and analysis to provide data for decision making.
  • Ensure adherence to requirements for cycle count coverage and accuracy.
  • Be a point person for internal and external costing related inquiries.
  • Participate in and provide support for budgeting process
  • Hybrid Role - 2 days remote, 3 days in office

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in cost accounting
  • Education and Certification B.S. in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to analyze data with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, PC Computer Proficiency: Word, Access, PowerPoint etc. Advanced proficiency in report writing, database management, and Excel.

Qualifications that will set you apart….

  • Previous experience in manufacturing/distribution environment
  • Previous ERP experience with Knowledge of SAP or JDE

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Unlimited time off for salaried Associates
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and mental health therapy options
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and, to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.


At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!