Job Cost Accountant

Location: DC Metro Area

Type: Full-Time

Industry: For-Profit

Our client, a construction/engineering firm in the DC metro area, is looking for a Job Cost Administrator. This role reports to the Accounting Manager/Controller and is responsible for all aspects of the Job Cost System keeping Regional Managers, Project Managers, Division Managers and Senior Management team informed of job status of all projects in their assigned Divisions. Responsibilities include review, verify, and process all postings and adjustments to jobs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversee all aspects of the Job Cost system, i.e. set up of jobs, entering job budgets and Change Orders, correcting posting errors
  • Verify AP postings to jobs for accuracy
  • Process inventory transfers to jobs
  • Review and reconciles job entries with Project Managers
  • Reconcile Production posted to the jobs and process Precast Accruals
  • Process Back charges and Write-offs
  • Post expenses to Job Cost; generate sales and review for accuracy
  • Troubleshoot and coordinate with Precast and Purchasing departments to correct data errors
  • Maintain Project Manager “Action Item” report
  • Close Job Cost for month end
  • Generate Month end reports for Sr. Management
  • Generate revenue and cost accounting event
  • Transfer revenue and cost to GL
  • Reconciling sales tracking system to job costing system


  • 2-3 years office experience
  • General Accounting knowledge
  • Knowledge of Job Cost and Contract Accounting
  • Detail oriented, organized, ability to analyze budget and cost variances
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to multi task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to use office equipment such as a computer, calculator, copier and fax machine
  • Oracle experience helpful

This role offers a full benefits package including a competitive salary.

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