Cost Accounting Supervisor Job

Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Responsible for performing varied accounting activities which include review of the daily sales report, general ledger activity, forecasting, margin/sales reporting and analysis of book to perpetual inventory, core accounting as well as inbound/outbound freight. This position will supervise a staff member of one. Additionally, this position performs and/or assists with internal control reviews and Sarbanes-Oxley documentation. This position will report to the Cost Accounting Manager.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage and analyze inventory and inbound/outbound freight accounts. This includes monthly forecasting, month-end analysis and variance reporting.
  • Provide support and perform analysis work on core activity (both EZTrac and non-EZTrac) and freight.
  • Prepare assigned monthly journal entries on a timely basis and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Prepare corresponding account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Supervise and develop one direct report. Review reports, journals entries, reconciliations and adhoc reports prepared by direct report.
  • Effectively interact with other departments on projects or issues that arise, including but not limited to: credit and returns, materials, volume sales, customer service, pricing and the EZTrac group.
  • Develop and implement process improvements to improve efficiency and reduce costs. 
  • Perform and/or assist with assigned statistical inventories and Parts Distribution Center audits.
  • Understand the relationship of operational and financial systems and develops reports in SAP, Excel, Access and SQL.
  • \Perform SOX testing as assigned.
  • Support internal control reviews and external audit requests.
  • Perform other duties and accounting functions as assigned.


  • BS / BA in Accounting or Finance
  • Master's Degree or CPA preferred
  • 4 to 5 years of progressive accounting experience with increasing responsibility
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and attention to detail with a “big picture” focus   
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and self-motivated
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Requires strong PC skills with Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to travel periodically within the US and internationally

Additional Job Board Information

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is eligible for a holiday gift
  • This position may offer relocation assistance benefits

Salary Range

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for this position is $72,200 - $108,000 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

Additional Job Board Information

  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR Parts is an E-Verify Employer
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.

Division Information

PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world.This includes 18 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers.Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers.

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!

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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