Job Cost Accountant-New Construction

Rotelle Studio(e)
Pottstown, PA
Apr 18, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
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Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Currently we are seeking a college graduate with experience in construction/job cost accounting. This individual will be responsible for the bid procurement, job cost, invoice approval and budget to actual evaluation of residential homes and site development. In addition to this core responsibility, the candidate will be involved with estimating and preparing bid packages. Highlighted areas of responsibility include:
  • Issue/Set/evaluate contracts and Purchase Orders with Subcontractors
  • Monitor job progress and any potential overruns against purchase orders or budgets. Interact with operations' managers, contractors and consultants.
  • Evaluate and approve invoicing and interact with vendors regarding invoice issues
  • Evaluate Land cost by developing and confirming budget with outside professionals
  • Track and communicate pertinent dates as they pertain to customer and land contracts
  • Load house budgets into accounting system and evaluate any differences in budget
  • Print, review, and analyze Job Cost reports
  • Track outstanding/pending PO'S and Costs for settled jobs/houses
  • Track outstanding/pending lien waivers
  • Track and resolve outstanding invoice issues (invoices on hold)
  • Maintain accurate and complete job and subcontractor contract folders through timely filing

  • Communicate effectively with vendors, management and internal staff
  • Input and access information into the Job Cost Systems
  • Focus on details; analyze and resolve numerical problems
  • Prioritize, organize and follow-up
  • Maintain confidentiality of pertinent company data
  • Work cohesively with other departments and co-workers as part of a team
  • Effectively multi-task in order to manage a variety of deadline driven projects concurrently

  • Experience in a similar or equal position to that of a Construction Accountant preferred
  • Experience working for a homebuilder is preferred but not mandatory
  • Excellent Excel skills is a must

Required education:
  • Bachelor's

Required experience:
  • Accounting: 1 year

Company Description
Regional building and land development company, located in Southeastern, Pennsylvania, has been building new homes for the past 25 years, earning an outstanding reputation as the premier luxury custom and semi-custom home builder within the Southeastern Pa area.

Pottstown, PA


Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:48:35 PDT