Job Name:
Cost Accountant

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: Cottage Grove, MN
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Job Category:
Finance and Accounting
Posting City:
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements


Renewal by Andersen is a pioneer in the window and door industry, and innovation is a huge part of who we are. Renewal by Andersen Signature Service combines the perfect combination of the best people in the industry, a superior process, and an exclusive product. As such, we take great care in building a team of skilled, passionate Difference Makers, caring for our team members’ personal and professional growth, and celebrating our differences. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace where all people feel respected, valued, and driven to realize their full potential. We always have opportunities for our team members to give back to the causes they’re most passionate about, and as an Energy Star Partner of the Year for many years, Renewal by Andersen is committed to environmental health and sustainability. If you want to be a Difference Maker, Renewal by Andersen is the place for you.


This Accounting role will support the Renewal by Andersen business, a complex, innovative, and expanding retail business within Andersen. Primary responsibilities are to ensure the accuracy of Renewal by Andersen’s financial results. This will be accomplished through comprehensive knowledge of the Renewal business, strong cost accounting skills as well as collaborating and partnering with multiple business partners. This role requires a strong attention to detail and the ability to understand the why’s behind what you’re doing. In addition, this job will have the responsibility to analyze, interpret, and support implementation financial and accounting concepts, or techniques for financial planning and control, by performing the following duties:


  • Support of cycle counts and physical inventories at the Cottage Grove plant
  • Reconciliation of all inventory shipments out of CG to retailers
  • Reconciliation of inventory on hand balances and intercompany movement
  • Support annual cost roll and related processes
  • Support new manufacturing projects
  • Providing business partners with guidance on the proper methodology needed for transactions
  • Provide support for any Baan integration mapping and/or design changes, including error resolution



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years related experience
  • Intermediate/advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Highly motivated to strive for continuous improvement and learning opportunities.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail orientated and collaborative.


  • Cost Accounting Experience
  • Salesforce, Baan, OneStream, Business Objects, PowerBI experience


“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

·       Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  

·       Health Savings Account contributions  

·       Paid holidays plus PTO  

·       401(k) plan & contributions  

·       Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  

·       Charity contributions 

·       Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 


In 2024, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting City:
Cottage Grove, MN