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Senior Cost Accountant Job

Date: Jun 2, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, US

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

The Senior Cost Accountant’s role involves close interaction with various departments within Peterbilt and personnel throughout the organization. The Senior Cost Accountant will responsible for various close related responsibilities, including recording Factor Changes, Inventory adjustments, Delivery Revenue & Expense, Various Business Taxes, Journal Entries, and Month-end Analysis. They will also complete monthly reconciliations, participate in Physical Inventory, and SOX & Internal Control testing.


Peterbilt Motors Company is looking for a Senior Cost Accountant for our Office located in Denton, Texas.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Update the Cost System for factor changes.
  • Compile delivery revenue & expense forecast and actuals.
  • Prepare monthly journal vouchers, month-end analysis and account reconciliations.
  • Create a monthly forecast and budget analysis.
  • Participate in build station and offsite inventory audits.
  • Assist with inventory reconciliations.
  • Analyze monthly costing trends.
  • Perform internal control reviews and Sarbanes-Oxley reviews as assigned.
  • Complete special projects as required, such as ad-hoc reports for senior management and general accounting support.

Skills / Competencies

  • 1 - 4 years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Must exhibit a strong work ethic (deadline-driven and self-motivated).
  • 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.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Degree required.
  • CPA/CMA and Master’s degree preferred.

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.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).


Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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