1+ months

Cost Accountant III

Longview, TX 75601
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Requisition ID: 17532For over 45 years, Capacity/Laymor has been the trusted yard truck manufacturer for ports and railway hubs around the world. Though heavy and lighter hauling needs are different, Capacity/Laymor trucks are designed and built to be relentless performers. Capacity/Laymor trucks is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year. 

Job summary:


The Cost Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of the costing function. In some cases where relevant, processes, reporting, and analysis currently lacking will be created to meet the company’s objectives.   




  • Prepare relevant, periodic costing reports – both detailed BOM and summaries by model.
  • Review product line and plant performance, including pricing and costing to ensure all material and overhead costs are properly identified, captured and accounted for.
  • Assist Operations with labor tracking standard labor hours by model/option content.
  • Assist in all functional areas with a goal to measure and improve profitability and overall financial performance.
  • Assist in evaluating current inventory cycle count procedures and make recommendations as necessary.
  • Assist in investigating physical inventory variances by identifying actual use vs standard build.
  • Assist in developing/enhancing “dashboard” type reporting tools and outputs.
  • Ensure accurate costing of all units, many of which are for different product lines, styles, and have different option content.
  • Work closely with operations team (“walking the plant floor”) to find root causes.


The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and/or training as requested by your line manager.


Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment):


  • B.S. in business or accounting/finance is required.  CPA and with strong knowledge of US GAAP is preferred.
  • Experience with fully-integrated accounting package (JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle, MAPICS preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Minimum of two years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably one that includes both manufacturing and assembly.
  • Highly proficient with data analysis tools
  • Excellent cost accounting knowledge and analytical skills.
  • Excellent budgeting and forecasting skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a highly motivated self-starter with a high degree of initiative, creativity, and problem solving ability.
  • Exhibit the ability to think creatively; communicate at a high level, both verbally and in written form; manage a number of projects at one time; and possess great attention to detail.


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job:

The employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#’s. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


  • Ability to bend, stoop, and squat.
  • Occasionally lift up to but not exceed 40#’s.
  • Ability to work with arms above head.
  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.


Work Environment:


Indoor Office

Production Floor occasionally


Personal Protective Equipment recommended and/or required on production floor:

  • Safety glasses.
  • Earplugs.
  • Closed toe shoes with slip resistant soles




REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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Posted: 2023-02-18 Expires: 2023-06-23

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