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Senior Cost Accountant
Eau Claire, WI
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Senior Cost Accountant

Eau Claire, WI


ISC’s team of Financial Recruiters is partnering with a prominent manufacturer on professional career accounting roles near the Eau Claire, WI metro area. Our client is experiencing consistent growth and continues to be a leader as a customized configuration company. They are seeking an experienced Senior Cost Accountant and a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant to join their team where every employee is valued, has a voice, and makes a noticeable impact.

The Senior Cost Accountant role is an exceptional career opportunity for someone to bring their analytical skills to efficiently audit and recommend cost-efficient procedures. This person will professionally collaborate with counterparts and develop accurate reporting by applying the GAAP standards and adhering to deadlines.

Senior Cost Accountant Requirements - To qualify, you should have the following:

  • A minimum associate degree in accounting or related field, bachelor's degree – preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience or a combination of education/experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP, cost systems, and use tax experience.
  • Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Strategic attention to details, capable of analyzing data and providing sound recommendations.
  • Great technology skills - ERP experience is a plus.
  • Able to excel collaborating within a team or independently as required.

Senior Cost Accountant Rewards - If you qualify for this opportunity, the Firm offers the following:

  • Rewarding culture within a family-oriented firm that places value on building long-term relationships.
  • High visibility with opportunities to expand the role with continued professional development.
  • A well-established and stable company with excellent growth potential, focusing on promoting from within.
  • $75,000.00 – $93,000.00 competitive compensation + excellent benefits package.


Senior Cost Accountant Responsibilities - The duties for the role are as follows:


  • Examine manufacturing expenses and compare standard costs to actual production costs in routine reports.
  • Complete the month's end cost and inventory accounting closure, which includes publishing journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Follow GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) when preparing financial statements.
  • Exceptional analytical skills to create new tools to boost operational performance and to help with audits and GL preparations.
  • Account reconciliation and journal entries.
  • Organize and complete internal cost audits, including Bills of Materials, for updated and accurate standards.
  • Complete the month-end cost and inventory accounting closure.
  • Analyze data to develop cost savings and create and maintain the organization's cost accounting system, documentation, and records.

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