Cost Accountant 2017-11-15T17:48:25+00:00




Reports to:    Director of Finance

Department: Finance

Job Summary: The Cost Accountant is responsible for preparing business cases required for inventory acquisitions of aircraft and engines, and analyzing business costs associated with inventory acquisitions and customer contracts to ensure that reporting is accurate, variances are reconciled, and that company profitability can be accurately and reliably recorded. Responsibilities include supporting process development activities to enable cost tracking, managing the cost impact of acquisitions, reviewing inventory transactions, variance reporting and troubleshooting.





  • Works with Business Development and Supply Chain to prepare Business Case proposals for acquisitions that must be submitted for approval to corporate.
  • Responsible for managing the correct recording of lot transactions and information.  Reviews contracts to ensure all costs are captured correctly.
  • Reviews actual lot performance and verifies actual versus expected costs to business case projections.
  • Supports monthly, quarterly and annual inventory valuation.
  • Reviews performance of consignment lots and prepares monthly reporting for customer owned inventory.
  • Monitors quarterly physical inventory counts for remote inventory.
  • Reviews and reports on inventory purchases and repairs, inventory turn and other metrics required for management reporting.
  • Conduct inventory analysis and develop recommendations to facilitate inventory reduction, improve inventory accuracy, lot integrity and best practices based on company goals and objectives.

Skills/Experience Required:


  • 1-3 years cost accounting experience.
  • Manufacturing, Costing, Inventory experience.
  • Month end processing, journal entries, and statement review.
  • Excellent computer skills with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office with special emphasis on Excel skills.
  • ERP systems experience required.


Education Required: Minimum BA/BS in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience.

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620 E. Ellis Road,
Muskegon, MI 49441

Phone: 231-799-9000

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