Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant- Manufacturing

Cheetah Chassis manufactures specialized transportation equipment built to meet our customer' diverse requirements from plants in Berwick, Pennsylvania and Sumter, South Carolina. W are looking to hire and experienced Cost Accountant to our Accounting team in Berwick to perform cost analyses and present cost-effective solutions backed by data to maximize company profitability. The challenge for this positionĀ is to find better ways to utilize our Infor Syteline ERP to not only cost our products, but also to help us to reduce cost and waste in shop floor operations through improved use of cost based information.


  • Coordinate all aspects of collecting and recording costs including updating standards as well as analyzing changes in design, materials, inventory costs, usage and variances.
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.
  • Develop, implement, and document new methods for collecting cost data in our ERP system to improve our standard cost methodology.
  • Collaborate with all our team members and leaders including our plant accountant, buyers, engineers, and our VP of Sales to identify and recommend cost effective solutions.
  • Provide accurate cost information and prepare detailed reports and cost forecasts to help in planning and decision making.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing.
  • Provide backup support to our Plant Accountant, assisting with general accounting tasks.
  • Contribute to special projects and perform other duties as required.

Requirements for consideration:

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong cost systems background with thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles GAAP
  • Excellent analytical skills to research, compile, and interpret different data and calculate margins
  • Proven work experience of a minimum of 3 years if Cost Accounting in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of our organization on cost related matters
  • Proficiency in Excel, Microsoft Office applications, and cost accounting systems

Cheetah Chassis operates on a 4 day work week, Monday through Thursday 6:00AM -4:30PM. We are committed to provide all our team members with a safe and fulfilling workplace where our members can thrive. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package:

  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance beginning the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment - tuition reimbursement - 401K with generous employer match - 10 paid Holidays-- Paid Vacation - $500 Sign On Bonus!
  • Participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) We pride ourselves on challenging our people and providing opportunities for growth.

Resumes to: Maureen Arnoldy, VP Human Resources

Cheetah Chassis Corp (inside BIDA complex)

3rd & Oak Streets,
P.O. Box 388,
Berwick, PA 18603