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Cost Analyst I

Tokeland, WA | Full Time

Job Description

ECC is seeking local candidates in the Tokeland, WA area for long-term work as a Cost Analyst. The initial assignment will be at local project site in the Tokeland, WA area. Cost Analysts assist in the management of day-to-day project cost control activities primary for construction, environmental remediation or disaster recovery projects.  ECC provides excellent benefits to include family medical/dental, 401k, ESOP, continuing education, wellness program and LOTS more!   In this position you will:

  • Develop Project file, budget and WBS code set-up with project manager and cost control manager for assigned projects;
  • Performs financial/administrative reporting for assigned projects and/or programs in order to monitor costs. 
  • Conducts cost, schedule, contract performance, variance, and risk analysis and prepares reports as required. 
  • Participates in the development of cost controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques to evaluate contract/program status, ensuring compliance with government and customer requirements. 
  • Reviews contracts and purchase orders to understand unique contractual requirements;
  • Process and track subcontractor payment requisitions. Ensure subcontractor lien waiver accuracy and completeness for assigned projects;
  • Produce monthly project status and work in progress (WIP) reports;
  • Attend and participate in all monthly review meetings for assigned projects
  • Prepare and/or assist in preparation of monthly owner invoice;
  • Prepare other specialized project reporting as needed;


  • Strong Excel skills with formulas/analysis (i.e. Vlookup, Pivot tables, etc.)
  • Knowledge of federal contract accounting principles a plus.
  • Work Experience: 2 years minimum. 
  • Education - University Degree: BA in Construction Management, Accounting, Business or Statistics or closely related. Additional experience may be considered in place of degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deltek Costpoint experience a plus.
  • Primavera knowledge/experience a plus.
  • Experience with Cost Plus Fixed Fee projects.
  • Advanced degree a plus.
  • Construction related experience strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of construction job cost analysis desired
  • Ability and interest in travel on occasion to work on-site at project locations desired. (Travel expenses provided) 
Key words:  Accounting, cost accounting, project accounting, cost analysis, cost control, pivot tables, project controls, project cost, Deltek, Costpoint, client invoice, federal,

Company Overview

  • Website
  • Headquarters BURLINGAME, CA
  • Size 1,000 - 3,000
  • Founded 1985
  • Type Private
  • Revenue $50M - $200M
  • Industry Business Services
  • About ecc
  • ECC provides construction, environmental remediation, engineering, design management, energy solutions.

Skills for Cost Analyst I

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Career Path for Cost Analyst I

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