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Cost Manager

Chicago   •   USD80,000 - USD100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • National Commercial and Residential Builder
  • Great opportunity to grow and accelerate your career

About Our Client

Established over 60 years ago, this construction firm has been providing premier services to their residential and commercial clients across the United States. The company strives on providing quality to their customers and take pride in the projects they've built and sold. Not only does this company focus on construction but they also manage and motivate teams, acquire land, manufacture materials and provide corporate support. This company also provides its employees with a culture and environment that inspires them to rise to the top of their careers. No matter what your career goals are, this company will give you the tools to succeed.

Job Description

  • Implement and maintain effective cost control systems.
  • Manage the cost systems database for central profit operations.
  • Develop costs for products and materials then analyze the results and verify accurate estimates.
  • Negotiate agreements with sub-contracts and keep track of insurance requirements.
  • Review plans and scopes of work for components, options and construction methods.
  • Work alongside Production Managers to establish and verify the accuracy of sales figures.
  • Update and maintain sales price worksheets and spread for all active and future projects.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3-10 years of experience in relevant financial analysis, costing, planning and/or economic analysis
  • Experience budgeting and negotiating construction projects
  • BS in Finance, Economics or Accounting
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • CPA firm, manufacturing or real estate experience is preferred along with exposure to residential or commercial construction

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary plus annual bonus
  • Full health, life and disability insurance
  • 401k and stock ownership program
  • Paid vacation and holidays