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Division Cost Accounting Supervisor (SG 25/31) Job

Date: May 3, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company is looking for a Cost Accounting Supervisor for our Division Office located in Denton, Texas.

The Cost Accounting Supervisor’s role involves close interaction with various departments within Peterbilt and personnel throughout the organization. The Cost Accounting Supervisor will compile and present various management reports including Material Variance and Typical Truck analysis.  Other activities include participating in annual Standard Roll and bi-annual Physical Inventory, along with responsibility for supervising, mentoring and motivating one Senior Cost Accountant.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful monthly forecasts and other cost analysis.
  • Prepare material variance analysis for forecast and month-end.
  • Perform monthly analysis on changes in costs for typical truck models 
  • Ensure accurate cost standards are established and variances properly recorded based on knowledge of product, pricing, procurement, manufacturing, and systems.
  • Ensure accurate costs are applied to trucks produced.
  • Oversee monthly Bill of Material Reviews
  • Prepare and analyze cost accounting journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Supervise and review the work of Senior Cost Accountant.
  • Develop and implement various process improvements to improve efficiency and reduce costs. 
  • Drive the use of data analytic tools to identify cost of sales reduction opportunities.
  • Perform internal control reviews and Sarbanes-Oxley reviews as assigned.
  • Assist Cost Accounting Manager with special projects as required.  Such as ad-hoc reports for senior management and general accounting support.
  • Complete other special projects as assigned

Skills / Competencies

  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be comfortable making oral presentations to peers and management.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills required to manage various projects.
  • Deadline-driven and self-motivated.


  • BS/BA Accounting Degree.
  • CPA/CMA and Master’s degree preferred.
  • 4 + years of relevant accounting experience.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (B.O.L.D) and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).

Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields

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