Cost Accountant

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018074
Date Posted:May 6
Category:1 - Accounting & Finance
Metro Area:

Our client is looking for a COST ACCOUNTANT located in Wixom, MI.


  • Know and understand the products and their cost. Be able to do comparison analysis so that issues can be identified quickly.
  • Help the Company find ways to reduce cost by knowing the processes and working with the Engineers to find better ways to make product.
  • Cost all production jobs monthly: Summarize and create Job Cost journal entry, cost analysis journal entry, finished goods journal entry, work in process (WIP) entry and scrap entry.Cost all zero cost items.
  • Review and verify product codes, and ensure all reconciling items are accounted for.
  • Ensure that Bill of Materials and Routings are on system for manufactured parts.Review and update Labor and Overhead rates.Maintain Standard Costs.
  • Update standard costs for units, components, and accessories.
  • Update and prepare summaries of finished goods and WIP each month.
  • Reconcile the summaries with jobs completed and the production schedule/backlog report.Maintain manufacturing and purchase price variance analysis, etc.
  • Manage scrap reporting company wide.


  • 6+ years related experience with progressive responsibilities
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Deep knowledge of job costing, bill of materials, routings
  • Excel-based submissions to Corporate or external reporting entities
  • Sales pricing experience a plus

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to:

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.