Cost & Property Accountant

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Elkhart County, IN
$55,000 - $60,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 31, 2018
Job ID
Position Summary:  Working with other functional areas of the company, maintain accurate and timely records and transactions of the company’s fixed assets.  Also working with other departments and utilizing financial information, create and update standard costs for the products produced and sold by the company.
Essential Functions:
  1. Maintain accurate physical inventory of company owned property.
    • Monitor Construction in Progress general ledger account
    • Monitor & report on Capital Expenditure budget for current year
    • Prepare capitalization of completed projects
    • Capitalize completed projects and enter into Fixed Asset software
    • Tag new assets
    • Prepare documentation for asset disposition
    • Maintain Fixed Asset software for asset dispositions
    • Maintain accurate physical inventory of company owned property
  2. General ledger journal entries for:
    • Capitalization of assets
    • Disposition of assets
    • Depreciation
  3. Prepare annual property tax filings and tax abatement forms
  4. Cost accounting:
    • Annually, calculate labor & overhead rates for all finished goods
      • Monitor actual to standard costs on a quarterly basis
    • Create standard costs for new products
    • Update CMS, (ERP software), with standard costs
    • Prepare costing sheets for Sales quotations using manufacturing processes and rates derived by Process Engineers
 Minimum requirements:
  1. Attention to detail.
  2. Able to communicate clearly, in both speaking and in writing with any member of the company.
  3. Able to think “outside the box” and pursue tasks / projects with critical thinking skills.
  4. Able to lift 30 lbs., walk facility, sitting, bending and standing.
  5. Computer/software skills and knowledge: MS Office, ERP software systems – CMS preferred.
Education or Experience:
B.S. Accounting and/or 2-3 years related experience.


122 South Michigan Street
Suite 300
South Bend, IN 46601
Phone: 574.287.5701

Joseph R. Pozsgai, Jr.:
Cynthia Strzelecki: