Cost Accountant II

Job Req ID:  10396


Date:  May 10, 2024

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

To provide complex support within an assigned area by providing accurate, consistent, and timely accounting information and support to facility or Corporate management. May provide day-to-day work direction or supervision to assigned employees.


We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Prepare month-end accrual entries based on information gathered from assigned functional area
  • Review and analyze monthly, quarterly, and year end operating reports with mill leadership teams
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts; research discrepancies and make appropriate adjusting entries
  • Review relevant cost centers for accuracy during month-end closing
  • Support month-end inventory process including review and approval of inventory adjustments
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and compare against established budgeted costs, proposing bill of material and overhead rate updates when necessary
  • Assist with preparation of functional area annual budget
  • Participate on special project teams as needed
  • May direct the day-to-day work flow and assignments or supervise departmental staff; act as a resource to staff on complex questions or issues
  • May perform Sarbanes Oxley compliance testing as needed
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties as necessary

What do I need to be successful?

  • 2 to 3 years’ professional accounting experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Knowledge of plant manufacturing environment and processes
  • Good analytical skills and math skills
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Good written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and meet regular deadlines
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software packages, including the ability to satisfactorily perform all SAP tasks associated with this role


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

Work Environment

  • This position will be remote, working in a home office environment



LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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