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Cost Accountant - Rogers, MN


Rogers, MN, US, 55374

Company:  Midwest - Hardrives

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Job ID:  148947


Hardrives, Inc. a CRH Company, was established in 1963 in St. Cloud, Minnesota with asphalt paving as its primary business. From the largest highway construction project to the simplest paving repair, we bring experience, skill, and commitment to everything we do in order to provide quality results every time. Throughout the years, we have made significant investments every year in training, safety, and quality improvement programs. For over 50 years, Hardrives inc. has been the paving contractor-of-choice for major government, commercial, and residential projects.


Job Description Summary


We are seeking a qualified, safety-minded, detail oriented, highly organized individual with strong computer and communication skills to work as a Job Cost Accountant.  The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include: billing and subcontract processing, job cost analysis, managing change orders, assisting with construction backlog and projections, tracking lost tons and repairs, and other projects and duties as needed.




  • Key responsibilities of the position include:
  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable SOX requirements
  • Supports the Controller and Operations Management team.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against established targets
  • Supports the monthly close and financial statement preparation.
  • Preparing and presenting auditors with information and financial reports during an audit
  • Preparing documentation to begin and complete jobs, including but not limited to filing contracts and subcontracts
  • Processing accounting needs and paperwork associated with construction contracts
  • Analyzing and reporting any irregular cost within our plant locations.
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Possess strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, and an ability to work under pressure handling multiple and shifting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including email, Internet, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Any other duties as assigned




The educational and experience requirement of the position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Viewpoint Accounting System preferred.
  • 2+ years cost accounting experience in a construction or manufacturing.
  • Strong system and analytical skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge.
  • The ability to interact with employees at every level of the organization.
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Demonstrated ability to identify, foster and strengthen relationships with all constituents
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Mentoring and team building skills
  • Comfort operating in ambiguous environments
  • Listening skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Financial, analytical problem solving skills
  • Project management skills for multidisciplinary projects
  • Action orientation and drive for results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously


What CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family!


Hardrives, Inc is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Mar 06, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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