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Job Cost Accountant - NC

Location:  Candler, NC, US, 28715
Company:  Harrison Construction Company

 
Job ID:  125910

 

Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the Oldcastle family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form Oldcastle.  Oldcastle is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top five ready mixed concrete producers in the United States.  Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Position Overview

Accounting Department is looking for a Job Cost Accountant to join our team.  If you have worked in Highway Construction industry before and have advanced accounting skills, we are interested in speaking with you.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Knowledge of advanced accounting principles in support of setting up jobs in accounting system and maintaining job files.
  • Ability to enter and track job billings and process sub contract payments.
  • Verifying daily job costs and quantities and resolve monthly estimates with NCDOT or GC
  • Attendance required according to APAC-Atlantic, Inc. Attendance Policy to ensure office operations function at normal efficiency level.
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.  Must adhere to Code of Business Conduct
  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required
  • Ability to work closely with Estimating department and other accounting department staff

 

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Accounting degree preferred or equivalent experience in Job Cost Accounting required, with the ability to interpret and apply verbal and/or written instructions in English
  • Previous related experience in Job Cost accounting is required
  • Strong computer and data entry skills, extreme attention to detail and the ability to notice errors while working in a deadline-driven environment 
  • Previous experience working with and managing contracts and applicable accounting principles

  • Extensive experience with manipulating and understanding detailed excel spreadsheets

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    Physical Requirements

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Physical ability to sit, mobilize fingers and hands in such a way that keypunching and calculator can be utilized.
  • Bending and squatting may be required as filing is a necessity.
  • Hearing and speaking in such a way that communication is applied via one on one, via phone, via email.
  • Sight is required in order to read production papers and contracts and other accounting materials in tangible form.
  •  Other physical demands that may be utilized but may be modified to fit individual needs: twisting, reaching, standing, walking.
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    The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Harrison Construction Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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