Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Superior, Wisconsin
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 60000 - $ 70000 / Year
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial

Adecco has a new opportunity for a Cost Accountant position beginning immediately with a local design and manufacturing company based out of Superior, Wisconsin! This position has the potential for direct hire for the right candidate. The cost accountant will be responsible for planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor and maintaining inventory accuracy. If you are an experienced accountant who has had exposure to engineering and manufacturing personnel, this may be the job for you. Apply now if you meet the qualifications below!


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • -Analyzing data collected and recording results
  • -Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost
  • -Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • -Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures
  • -Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports
  • -Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • -Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services
  • -Maintaining Cost Accounting System
  • -Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger
  • -Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program
  • -Reconciles finished goods inventories
  • -Any other duties as assigned by CFO


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • -Must have a strong Cost systems background and have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles
  • -Must have inventory experience
  • -Computer Literate A Strong Excel skills and the ability to use Outlook and Word
  • -Experience with implementing and maintaining Materials Resource Planning (MRP) system desired
  • -Experience with Macola 10 a plus
  • -Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
  • -Ability to accurately prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • -Ability to communicate with internal and external customers and vendors
  • -Timely handling of day-to-day activities
  • -Timely and accurate submission of financial/accounting data
  • -Strong analytical skills
  • -Ability to effectively manage a variety of tasks
  • -Strong problem solver, stays calm under pressure
  • -Flexible and well organized  ability to effectively prioritize competing requests
  • -Self-directed team player, ability to work independently
  • -Strong attention to detail and accuracy



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 solid years of Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment

  • $60-$70k annually
  • Benefits after 60 days
  • Accrued PTO after 90 days (1 week first year-2 weeks 2nd year)
  • 401k and/or Roth up to 3% match
  • Employee Purchase Program (50% off retail on all FeraDyne brands)


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefit packages in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.


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