Suffolk

Cost Manager

ID
2021-5040
Job Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category/Department
Operations

Overview

Overview:

As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.

 

About Suffolk:

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2020 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit www.suffolk.com and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. 

 

The Role: 

Suffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We’ll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We’ll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you’ll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level.

 

The Cost Manager is an expert in cost tracking tasks associated with a large high-profile commercial construction project 

Responsibilities

  •  The Cost Manager will be knowledgeable of general accounting and  contract administration practices and will be responsible for the following:
    • Maintain Change Event files in Suffolk’s Project Management Software.
    • Conducting forensic audits on Procore budget management system
    • Solicit, receive, and audit Subcontractor change event pricing for compliance with Suffolk requirements.
    • Receive and audit Subcontractor extra work orders for compliance with Suffolk requirements.
    • With guidance from the Project Management Team, issue Subcontractor Change Orders and track to final completion.
    • Assist Project Managers with preparation of Owner Change Orders.
    • Assist Project Controller and Project Managers with cost studies and projections as requested for various supplies, utilities, and other expenses.
    • Assist Project Managers in procurement of Subcontracts and Purchase Orders.
    • Work closely with Project Management team and Project Controller on all facets of project accounting and office administration issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar field preferred though not required.
  • Three or more years of related experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of Procore and budget management 
  • Experience in forensic auditing of a project a plus
  • Construction accounting experience a plus.
  • Outstanding team player with good interpersonal skills.

 

Necessary Attributes:

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard   Work and Professionalism
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Dedicated and hard working.

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk

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