• location: Columbus, OH
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $35 per hour
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job description


Contract position: Engineering & Construction client in Columbus, Ohio is looking for a Jr. Cost Analyst with 0-3 years of experience related to project cost controls & reporting activities supporting construction projects. The ideal candidate will have Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or related field from accredited program. Client is looking for local candidates only.

Responsibilities for the Analyst
  • Provide administrative support to a Project Manager by supporting many project controls functions including reporting, project change management, cost control, cost analysis, forecasting, purchase order tracking, etc...
  • Develop, implement, and maintain internal cost reports, cash flows, and forecasts
  • Analyze project controls cost reports, present findings and provide recommendations to the project team
  • Coordinate project set-up in Oracle Financial MIS Accounting Module or EcoSys EPC
  • Perform budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts
  • Assist with the set up of a Change Management System as well as maintain a change log for this system
  • Review the upstream (prime contract) & downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders
  • Maintain budget and forecasts for multiple projects
  • Ensure project set-up in the accounting system
Requirements for the Analyst

  • 0-3 years of experience as a Project Controls Assistant, Jr. Project Manager, Cost Engineer, Cost Analsyt or Project Assistant supporting engineering or construction projects
  • You need experience working within an accounting system and opening up a project in this system
  • You need experience setting up cost budgets and forecasting for projects
  • You need experience reviewing purchase orders & invoices from material vendors or subcontractors
  • BA or BS degree is needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with MS Office is needed
  • Must be an advanced user of MS Excel

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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