Founded in 1908, Flintco now employs more than 600 people in 8 cities serving clients in healthcare, education, hospitality, sports and industrial. Flintco also self-performs concrete, steel erection and excavation. Nothing matters more to us than the quality and growth of our people. Our teams are smart, humble and disciplined. Flintco is recognized for its commitment to safety and quality, using Lean principles as a guide to continuous improvement. The five guiding principles of our Ethos are: Safety, Integrity, Quality, Accountability and Honesty. We live it every day.
The Project Cost Accountant provides professional cost management, accurate project forecasting and cost control, working directly on-site with project teams. They support contract administration with accurate client pay applications, subcontractor cost review and general expense processing. Through the application of policy, procedure, detailed work processes and best practices they help achieve desired financial results on construction projects. The Project Cost Accountant will have experience with computerized construction financial accounting systems, and how to analyze and forecast construction costs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All duties and responsibilities include the following, however, other duties may be assigned. To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Ability to represent to all persons the Flintco Ethos that encourages the highest level of performance, integrity and morale. Practices good communication skills. Reads, analyzes and interprets documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, owner and subcontractor contracts and project manuals. Writes routine reports and correspondence. Reads and comprehends simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Effectively presents information to groups of clients, employees of organization or top management. Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Computes rates, ratios and percentages and draws and interprets bar graphs. Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Applies concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions. Interprets an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deals with several abstract and concrete variables. Organizes and manages time, duties and activities efficiently.
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2-5 years applicable cost accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. This experience may have been gained within the construction industry, other longterm contracting environments, or in a senior auditing role. Experience in heavy manufacturing environments with detailed cost accounting will also be considered. Experience with cost control software applications required.