Cost Accountant

West Fargo, North Dakota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 40,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
Janine Eberhart, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is interviewing for a Cost Accountant who will be responsible for performing cost analysis and preparing budget reports. Qualified applicants should have 2 plus years of general accounting experience as well as having a background in Cost Accounting.

Direct Hire Opportunity
Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm
Salary $40-60k/year DOE


- Handle and process all aspects of construction payables, including coding, processing contract award work sheets and maintenance of the job cost chart of accounts
- Process contractor payment applications for monthly billings
- Perform monthly close and related journal entries
- Monthly review of job cost activity ensuring consistent and proper coding
- Perform monthly closings, maintenance of accounting files, and preparation/organization of various financial forms, reports, and financial analysis

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Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-2 plus years of general accounting experience working with QuickBooks and a background in construction cost accounting preferred
-Must have considerable knowledge with basic accounting principles (i.e. journal entries, debits, credits, etc.) and accounting functions
-Must have Job Cost and construction experience for this position
-Ability to work independently and complete duties and projects with little direct supervision
-Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines
-Must have excellent organizational skills
-Must be proficient with Excel, Word and Outlook applications


1-4 years

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To be considered, please apply online at
If you have any questions please contact Janine Eberhart at 701-412-2894

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