Senior Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 65000 - $ 85000

Cost Accountant job in Milwaukee

A Milwaukee based company, who has been around for over 25 years, is looking to hire an experienced Cost Accountant.  They offer a strong base with bonus opportunity with an excellent benefit package.


Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

•             Assist with all accounting operations including Cost Accounting, Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition

•             Weekly Reporting of sales and operations scorecards

•             Complete month-end and year-end close process and account reconciliations

•             Prepare monthly financial statements to management in a timely manner

••           Assist with the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts

•             Assist with the preparation of regulatory reporting

•             Support operations/sales in analysis request

•             Assist with financial audits and implementing audit recommendations

•             Maintain current knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, federal and state policies and directives, and current accounting standards



•             Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

•             Knowledge of accounting principles and practices

•             Cost accounting experience

•             Previous experience in a manufacturing facility is a plus

•             Must be experienced with Microsoft Excel

•             Strong analytical skills


All resume submissions will be considered confidential and will not leave my desk without prior approval. Please forward your resume to for immediate consideration. I can also be reached at 414-290-5272 if you prefer to have a confidential conversation prior to being considered.  If this particular role is not of interest, our team is engaged in over 20 separate searches.

Additional Open Positions Include:

• Accounting Manager or Assistant Controller

• Financial Analyst and Senior Financial Analyst

• Senior Accountant, Staff Accountant

  • Cost Accounting

• Internal Audit/ IT Audit and External Audit

• Controller