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Cost Accountant

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53022
Posted:Sat, February 09, 2019
Salary:Up to US$0.0 per hour + DOE
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Exciting Opportunity!!!!

Experis Finance, in partnership with our client, a highly desired and premier Milwaukee Manufacturer has the immediate need for a Cost Accountant to join their dynamic team!. The ideal candidate will have Bachelor's degree in Accounting and at least 1-2 years of relevant costing experience, along with general accounting experience. This individual will be an excellent communicator with a collaborative team approach, be forward thinking, internally driven and possess a strong "can do" attitude! In return for your invaluable talent, you will be part of a well-established, growing industry leader with a team oriented environment that will offer you a generous benefit/compensation package and opportunity for unlimited professional and personal growth!

Position: Cost Accountant

Location: Milwaukee area

Duration: Contract to Hire (Temp to Hire)

Years of Experience Needed: Minimum of 1+ years

Required Experience: Cost Accounting or Job Cost experience, Accounts Payable, General Ledger Reconciliation, strong Excel skills

This position is responsible for job shop cost accounting and assisting the Accounting Manager in performing general ledger accounting and financial statement preparation and analysis.

Responsible for collecting, summarizing, and analyzing direct manufacturing costs, direct labor hours, and direct engineering hours by job (from multiple sources), and for allocating manufacturing and engineering overhead to jobs based on actual hours incurred in order to calculate work-in-process and cost of goods sold.

Prepares and enters journal entries to the general ledger reflecting such calculations. In time, with requisite experience, will assume responsibility for analyzing and calculating recognized revenue according to the Company's percentage of completion accounting.

Prepares weekly report of actual production hours and incurred dollar expenses versus budget, by individual jobs, and maintains a comparison of actual to budget for all completed jobs.

Responsible for arranging for, and coordinating the yearend physical inventory, and reconciliation to actual work in process. Interfaces with engineering staff as they prepare cost estimates for order quotations, and other related matters that may occur.

Edits, checks and prepares accounts payable entries, verifies invoices, code expenses, prepares and posts vouchers (75 to 100 per week) for payment, prepares
remittance checks for distribution.

Maintains the Company's voucher and check registers which are interfaced to the general
ledger monthly.

Serves as backup to the Accounting Manager in maintaining the general ledger and preparation of monthly financial statements. Responsible for the reconciliation of certain general ledger accounts, for processing cash receipts, and for overseeing other accounting functions as may be assigned.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please contact us as soon as possible for immediate consideration!

At Experis Finance (, we have built a reputation for results-driven, innovative workforce solutions that help companies create competitive advantage. From basic to complex, we custom tailor our services to fit our clients' needs from interim and permanent professional talent resourcing to complete project solutions in the areas of Risk Advisory, Tax, and Finance/Accounting. Our professionals provide specialized industry and technical experience and expertise to our clients, enabling them to accelerate their business performance. We serve clients, including Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, from offices worldwide, leveraging the workforce capabilities of the Manpower Group.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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