Cost Accountant

Date:  Nov 15, 2023

South Hutchinson, KS, US, 67505

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 20307
The Collins name has long been synonymous with the school bus industry. After half a century of delivering Type A school buses with A+ marks for strength and safety, it only makes sense that Collins has become the nation’s most trusted bus manufacturer across every segment. From Type A school buses to today’s Collins commercial bus, passengers and businesses can place their trust in Collins’ engineering and innovation as much as the company itself.
Collins Bus 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.

The position reports directly to the Controller. Assists in a variety of duties including product costing, data processing, inventory controls, expense budgets, month end closing, forecasting and capital appropriations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.


  1. Assist in establishing material, freight, labor and overhead standards. Performs variance analysis monthly
  2. Prepare performance records, anticipates sales and cost to develop business forecasts for planning purposes
  3. Maintain product pricing and costs in computer system, audit BOM accuracy
  4. Responsible for monthly freight reconciliation between projected freight costs and payments to ensure sufficient freight accrued
  5. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all government tax regulations
  6. Prepare month end close standard journal entries and confirms COGS accuracy.
  7. Complete variance analysis for review with dept managers and Controller
  8. Participate and track LeanDNA projects
  9. Assist in taking physical inventories, completes necessary cost rolls in product cost system, completes corporate required reports relating to inventory at year end
  10. Provide finance support on the cycle count program for completeness and accuracy
  11. Assist in annual budgeting, monthly/quarterly forecast preparation and review
  12. Assist Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  13. Reconcile inter-company accounts
  14. Assist with SOX procedures and audits, interacting with different departments and procedures
  15. Assist in timely account reconciliations preparation maintaining the accuracy of balance sheet accounts as required by company policy and SOX
  16. Perform other duties deemed necessary by the Controller





Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Demonstrated effectiveness in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization, requiring flexibility and adaptability to changing organization priorities
  2. Solid project management and problem-solving capabilities
  3. Ability to effectively manage change and process improvement
  4. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Advanced Excel)


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or equivalent              
  • Three+ years of progressive experience in accounting/finance at an industrial manufacturing company
  • Preferred: CPA, IT system knowledge of SAP, MAPICS/Infor XA, OneStream


Work Environment/Conditions:

  • Office working environment


The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and should not be considered a comprehensive statement of duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements.  Additional duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements may be assigned, with or without notice, at any time.  This job description is neither an employment contract nor a promise of work for any specific length of time.


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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