Job title: Job Cost Administrator

Company: Morgan Construction

Job description: Job Description:Job Overview:The Job Cost Administrator will report to the Job Cost Manager located in Calgary, Alberta with support from the finance team based in Edmonton, Alberta. This position will be responsible for analyzing and maintaining our Project costing reports, ensuring accuracy in cost data, and providing valuable insights to support decision-making processes. The ideal candidate will possess strong quantitative skills, attention to detail, and have experience working in accounting in the construction industry.Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Accounting and Costing departments with generating reports and dashboards to present cost analysis findings to project and construction managers.
  • Analyze costs, revenue, and margins by activity to ensure profitability and maximize project performance.
  • Collaborate with project managers and construction managers to verify all revenue is captured and costs are received monthly.
  • Develop accurate project cost comparisons to earned indirect budget. Track and enter field productions into Eclipse to support correct cost reporting.
  • Ensure accurate cost allocation among project, jobs, and cost codes, reassigning costs as needed.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather cost data and ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Identify opportunities for cost optimization, process improvements, and efficiency gains.
  • Conduct variance analysis to identify discrepancies between actual and budgeted costs and investigate root causes.
  • Analyze and maintain cost accounting records and reports to ensure accuracy and integrity of cost data.


Project Manager – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in cost accounting, financial analysis, data analysis, or related roles.
  • High School Diploma with an Accounting Certificate and/or Diploma would be an asset.
  • Related experience preferably in a construction or oilfield environment.
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Experience in Explorer Contract Manager, Version Eclipse 1.13 and PowerBI, would be considered an asset.
  • Comfortable creating, maintaining, and manipulating pivot tables in Excel.


  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data and identify trends.
  • Understand the various forms of construction contract delivery.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy in work output.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to work cross-functionally and present findings to stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills to effectively manage large volumes of data and prioritize tasks.
  • Excitement to work in a fast-moving and growing company.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.


Location: Edmonton, AB

Job date: Sat, 11 May 2024 07:52:06 GMT