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Posted on behalf of Northeast Paving Company

General Description

The Cost Controller is responsible for day-to-day accounting functions.  The Cost Controller will develop, administer and oversee financial and accounting activities for the company.


Key Duties

  • Bookkeeping reconciliations
  • Review of pay estimates and input of monthly progress billings from project manager schedules
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to project budgets
  • Management of subcontracts, including verification of bonding and insurance, payroll reporting (as applicable) and processing of pay requests
  • Preparation of financial reports for financial review meetings
  • Review monthly end financial statements, including job cost, plant materials, fixed and variable cost inventories
  • Prepare Sales and Use tax returns as needed
  • Prepare, enter, post and adjust journal entries
  • Assist with collections, including monitoring of NTO’s and processing of liens and releases
  • Monitor accounts receivable and perform collections as needed
  • Assist in preparation of documents for internal audits
  • Assist Division Controller with preparation of periodic budgets and forecasts
  • Supervise and/or assist A/P staff across several operating units
  • Ensure all accounting and financial practices adhere to company guidelines and policies
  • Must be flexible to work beyond normal work hours as required to meet project deadlines


Qualification Requirements

  • General.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and Experience.  This position is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Cost Controller.
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting is required. 
    • 5 or more years of experience in accounting or a similar role is required for this position.
    • Must be detail oriented with strong communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.
    • Prior SAP experience is preferred.
  • Physical Demands.  The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Cost Controller to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain.
    • Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. 
    • Employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.
    • Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 25 pounds and carry up to 90 pounds with assistance.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Work Environment.  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Cost Controller encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
    • Work is performed indoors (office setting) and outdoors (construction and asphalt sites).
    • Must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain.


Company Benefits

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc..


We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.