A.C. Coy

  • Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-PA-Canonsburg
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/19/2018 11:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Our client is seeking a Job Cost Accountant for a contract to hire opportunity, located in the Pittsburgh area. This position is is responsible for the day-to-day operations and monthly closing aspects of the Job Cost Accounting system. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of two years of related work experience. 



    • Prepare entries for the general ledger in compliance with established rules and principles of general accounting.
    • Complete job cost analysis on a monthly basis.
    • 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 the job cost process ensuring SOX compliance.
    • Responsible for abstracting accounting information from customer and land use agreements
    • Work with the various levels in the area to ensure Job Cost processes and procedures are followed and understood.
    • Responsible for planning, recommending and implementing changes in the job cost accounting system.
    • Responsible for abstracting accounting information from customer and land use agreements.
    • Works with Internal and External Auditors as needed.
    • Conducts and prepares non-routine projects as directed by the Manager.
    • Prepares and processes weekly management reports.
    • Creates adhoc reports for the areas as requested.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
    • Two (2) years of experience in telecommunications, construction or real estate industries and/or public accounting with job costing experience in construction or real estate

    Preferred Skills:

    • Basic knowledge of accounting principles
    • Basic knowledge of computer accounting software, especially J.D. Edwards and Microsoft Office applications (including Access and Excel)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to create and analyze financial reports
    • Proven problem solving ability



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