Job Description

Our client is a leader in the Construction space seeking a Job Cost Analyst

Job Summary

Analyze variances between estimated and actual job costs. Take a lead role in understanding costs and provide a valuable feedback loop to the estimating function.


· Work with estimating to fully understand the estimate

· Engage with manufacturing, field and project management to provide meaningful feedback on actual results

· Review and analyze cost variances (Material, Labour, Subcontract and Overhead)

· Monitor spending, and make recommendations for realigning project budgets, based on project scope changes, actual costs, and estimates to complete

· Prepare, coordinate, and deliver project budget and cost presentations to internal management, as required


· A recognized accounting designation or degree in finance

· 5+ years of experience in project cost analysis

· Experience with budget development, cost control management and analysis

· Strong knowledge of operations in a manufacturing environment

· Knowledge of accounting systems and processes

· Comfortable working with all levels and functions in a constructive fashion to achieve organizational objectives

· Advanced Excel abilities (Pivot tables, VLookup, etc.)

· Experience with JD Edwards One World

· Strong business acumen

· Attention to detail

· Self-motivated & self-starting

· Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Strong presentation skills, able to explain concepts concisely and accurately.

· Demonstrated interpersonal skills to develop strong, cooperative relationships across a broad spectrum of internal stakeholders