Kongsberg Automotive provides cutting-edge technology to the global vehicle industry. We drive the global transition to sustainable mobility by putting engineering, sustainability, and innovation into practice. Headquartered in Zurich, with revenues of over EUR 830 million, the company’s 5,700 employees are spread over 18 countries worldwide. Our product portfolio includes driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products. Find more information at: kongsbergautomotive.com

Cost Accountant


Willis, US, TX 77378

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Our Off-Highway business segment is a leading supplier in designing and manufacturing mechatronic assemblies, pedals, steering columns, and mechanical cables for the agricultural, construction, power sports, and outdoor power equipment markets. This segment seeks an experienced finance business partner to support its Willis, Texas operations as the Senior Accountant. Our Senior Accountant Develops, interprets, and implements complex financial and accounting concepts or techniques for financial planning and control, independently or with minimal supervision. The Senior Cost Accountant will report to the Plant Controller at the Willis facility.


  • Be the Finance lead regarding standard costs, bills of materials, and rate routings. Review and process cost roll requests. Calculate the annual labor and overhead rates.  Prepare and process the annual year-end cost roll.
  • Analyze inventory transactions and resolve errors as needed. Provide explanations for inventory discrepancies and transaction errors. Work with the Materials team to limit cycle count adjustments. Provide inventory-tracking reports as required. Complete monthly inventory reconciliation and resolve variances on a timely basis.
  • Analyze inventory Excess and Obsolete (E&O) inventory list. Analyze and update individual inventory items’ E&O reserve requirements based on finance guidelines. Provide E&O explanations and analysis as needed.
  • Be the Finance contact for the Plant Operations departments. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting with the Plant Operations budget, forecasting, monthly financial reporting, and explaining monthly financial results and variances. Completing sales reporting and analysis as required. Provide the Operations department support as needed.
  • Assist with the yearly budgeting process, physical inventory audit, and internal controls documentation and auditing.
  • Assist with quarterly and year-end tax reporting and corporate reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that Internal Controls are being followed and assist with the Internal Control documentation.


  • Minimum seven (7)  years of accounting experience, preferably in the manufacturing sector.
  • SAP/Microsoft Office knowledgeable.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and effectively handle highly sensitive and personal information with sound judgement, tact and discretion.

What we offer

We offer a high-paced environment with endless opportunities to learn, work on great teams, and see the results of your efforts.  Our salary, vacation time, and a full slate of benefits are competitive and attractive.

Application / Contact

If this sounds interesting and likely the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application!


Please register your CV/resume and cover letter.

Within your application, please inform us regarding your notice period and salary expectations.


The applications will be handled on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the application deadline date.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Keywords:  SAP, Month Closing, Manufacturing, P&L
Application Id:  2941
Posting date::  Jun 6, 2023