Job Cost Accountant


Buffalo New York

Salary: Neg Per Hour

Main Responsibilities

  • Analyze and track costs associated with specific projects or jobs within the company.
  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of all project costs, including materials, labor, and overhead expenses.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other team members to gather data and provide detailed reports on project costs, profitability, and variances.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting for future projects, providing insights and recommendations for cost control and efficiency improvements.
  • Reconcile project costs with general ledger accounts and perform cost audits.
  • Participate in financial analysis and decision-making processes.
  • Maintain documentation and records related to job cost accounting activities.
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Regional Controller

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a cost accountant, preferably in a project-based environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and tools.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting principles and regulations.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Certification (e.g., Certified Management Accountant) is a plus.
  • JDE software experience a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record

Culture at Midland

  • Acknowledge and value diversity.
  • Collaborative, inclusive and engaged team emvironment.
  • Seek to hire for culture add.
  • Work-life balance is supported.

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Job Overview

Posted Date: 13 Feb 2024

Location: Buffalo New York

Salary: Neg Per Hour

Apply By: 28 Feb 2024

Company Information

Colas Group is a major French civil engineering firm specialising in road construction and rail track construction through its Colas Rail subsidiary. Since the 1990s, the group has incorporated the Screg and Sacer road construction firms. Road construction makes up 80% of the group's activities.

Name: Colas


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