COT - Cost Accountant I

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Longview, TX, US, 75604

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 8665

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.




Perform various functions related to maintaining the integrity of product cost and inventory valuation.



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Function efficiently with a minimal amount of supervision or no supervision.
  • Set work priorities to meet production goals as scheduled per assigned department.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those in contact on a day to day basis.
  • Meet minimum standards of safety per assigned department.
  • Meet minimum standards of housekeeping per assigned department.
  • Maintain WIP and FG worksheets
  • Prepare and post month end JE’s for WIP, FG and cos.
  • Monitor material and labor cost
  • Physical inventories and reconciliation’s.
  • Maintain backlog data base.
  • Internal and external cost reporting.
  • Other corporate requests.
  • Preparation of required month end corporate schedules.
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned




  • Computer literate (both pc and mainframe). Excel spread sheet.
  • Prior AS400/MAPICS experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in production planning preferred.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate a situation a plus.
  • Ability to interact with various levels of personnel and functional areas.
  • Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to perform critical analysis desired.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization. 
  • Ability to perform all operations within acceptable quality and time standards.
  • Ability to recognize quality expected and be able to reproduce it.
  • Must maintain a positive rating as described in the training/qualification evaluation record as a Cost Accountant.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and perform mathematical computations at a level required for successful job performance.




  • Four year degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 3-5 years as a cost accountant dealing directly with bills of materials in a manufacturing environment


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 stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit for extended periods of time.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with arms above head.
  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions.



Work Environment:


  • Indoor office
  • Warehouse environment
  • Production Floor occasionally.


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


  • Safety glasses.
  • Steel toed shoes.
  • Earplugs.
  • Work gloves.


REV Group brings the toughest truck to the yard — Capacity Trucks. This yard truck isn’t your run-of-the-mill workhorse. A respected global leader in ports, warehouse operations, and intermodal facilities, Capacity brings more than 40 years of time-tested durability. Capacity puts an increased focus on operator ergonomics with an exclusive SABRETUNED™ Seat and Cab Suspension System to create one of the industry’s smoothest rides. And unlike competitors with rigid suspension systems bolted directly to the frame, Capacity trucks feature the Dura-Ride® Air Spring Suspension to protect the vehicle.




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Nearest Major Market: Longview