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Senior Job Cost Accountant
Ref No.: 17-03777
Location: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Full Time
Position Title:  Senior Job Cost Accountant            

Position Summary
Responsible for the day-to-day operations and monthly closing aspects of the Job Cost Accounting system.

Essential Job Functions
  • Prepare entries for the general ledger in compliance with established rules and principles of general accounting.
  • Complete job cost analyses on a monthly basis.
  • Process, review and post weekly job cost reports.
  • Responsible for the following job cost tasks for assigned Area: open/convert jobs, ensure correct job type is selected, review submitted budgets, activate budgets, close jobs and review weekly reports.
  • Responsible for abstracting accounting information from customer and land use agreements (SCN only)
  • Work with various levels of management and non-management staff to identify, investigate and explain variances between budget and actual costs.
  • Responsible for planning, recommending and implementing changes in the job cost accounting system.
  • Reconcile Work-In-Process (WIP) and Construction-In-Process (CIP) reports on a monthly basis to general ledger.
  • Maintain and update job cost templates as needed.
  • Conduct and prepare non-routine projects and reports as directed by the Accounting Manager.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA certification preferred
Experience/Minimum Requirements
  • Five (5) years of experience in telecommunications, construction or real estate industries and/or public accounting with job costing experience in construction or real estate
Other Skills/Abilities
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles
  • Advanced knowledge of computer accounting software, especially J.D. Edwards and Microsoft Office applications (including Access and Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create and analyze financial reports
  • Proven problem solving ability

Third Party Applications Not Accepted