Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 55000 - $ 65000

Parker + Lynch has just started working on a new Cost Accountant opening for 2019. Our client is an established manufacturer here in southeastern Wisconsin, and is actively looking to find their next long-term fit in the accounting department. If you are currently searching for new opportunities please continue reading to learn what our client is looking for.



  • Collecting and analyzing data to determine operational costs, including raw materials, inventory, and labor
  • Determining effects on costs and analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, or manufacturing methods
  • Comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Providing management with reports that detail prices and profitability
  • Establishing inventory value of finished products
  • Providing expected cost profiles for customers
  • Aiding in establishing KPI Reports



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; public accounting experience a plus but not required
  • MBA or CPA preferred but not required
  • 2 or more years of related accounting experience in manufacturing
  • Intermediate or advanced Excel capabilities
  • Knowledgeable of lean manufacturing process
  • Strong ERP systems experience
  • Able to work independently


If you have what it takes to succeed in a standalone role, our Milwaukee-based client could be your new home for the start of the year. If this Cost Accountant opening is a match for your background and search parameters, apply today to be considered.