Collaborate with Project Managers and the Company's Cost Manager to review cost reports, ensuring accuracy and timeliness of data inputs.
Provide financial administrative support to Project Managers and division construction President (SE) and Senior Vice-president – Ops. (NE), including assistance in preparing monthly WIP Review Templates, Gross Margin Tracking Reports, and quarterly Contract Recap Reports.
Analyze deviations and assist in project reforecasts, identifying and reconciling P.O. issues.
Utilize technical construction documents to develop budget reforecasts and monitor progress of work per cost account, ensuring adherence to budget.
Prepare clear and concise summary reports of assessment and analysis findings, including cost overages and other unsatisfactory elements.
Participate in cost optimization initiatives.
Independently forecast completion costs based on trends, including labor rate analysis, commitments, change management, schedule impacts, material cost variances, and productivity measurement earned value.
Engage with senior levels of financial and executive management to review, audit, and validate cost-to-complete forecasts using construction project cost report data.
Regularly travel to NE or SE project sites, with minimal overnight travel required.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Construction Management, or Engineering (advanced degree a plus).
Extensive knowledge of standard construction accounting policies and procedures.
Minimum of five years of experience in the construction industry, preferably on large-scale civil construction projects (e.g., roads, bridges, airports).
Ability to become proficient in the company's ERP system (Viewpoint) for cost reporting and budgeting purposes.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Adaptable to different personalities and management styles,
Strong team player with good interpersonal skills,
Self-starter with effective verbal and written communication skills,
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals,
Dedicated and hard-working,
Possesses strong leadership qualities, and
Above-average organizational skills.