Cost Accountant

Monroe, Wisconsin
Jun 24, 2024
Jun 27, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Join our industry-leading team and enjoy great compensation, benefits and workplace culture!

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Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year

A bit about us:

We are a premier manufacturing company that takes pride in our people.

Why join us?

Key Perks Include:
  • Targeting $80,000 - $100,000 base
  • Fortune 500-level health/dental/vision insurance
  • 401(k) + match
  • Generous PTO + paid holidays
  • Health & Wellbeing Benefits
  • FSA
  • Life & Disability insurance
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Warm & Welcoming Culture
  • Work/Life Balance

& more

Job Details

Job Details:

We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Permanent Cost Accountant to join our team in the Manufacturing industry. This role is integral to our financial operations and requires a professional with a keen eye for detail, a strong understanding of cost accounting principles, and a passion for financial analysis.


As a Cost Accountant, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting job cost analysis and maintaining standard labor and overhead rates, ensuring accurate and timely cost information.
  • Performing cycle counts and physical inventory, ensuring accurate record-keeping and identifying discrepancies.
  • Preparing detailed account reconciliations and analyzing variances, providing insight into financial performance and trends.
  • Assisting with month-end close procedures, including preparing journal entries and reconciling general ledger accounts.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide cost information and financial insights, supporting business decisions and strategy development.
  • Ensuring compliance with accounting policies and regulatory requirements, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of changes in financial regulations.
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives, identifying opportunities for efficiency and effectiveness in cost accounting processes.


To be successful in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • MBA, CPA or CMA is preferred but not required.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in job cost analysis.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in cost accounting in the Manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of cost accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close process.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience with accounting software and ERP systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and demonstrating proactive problem-solving skills.
  • High level of integrity and dependability, with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

Join our team and contribute to our company's growth while advancing your career in a challenging and rewarding environment. We look forward to welcoming our new Cost Accountant!

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