Costing Assistant

  • EllisDon
  • 2045 Oxford Street East , London, ON, Canada
  • Aug 07, 2021

Job Description

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Thinking about a change? 
We recognize that the construction industry is changing at a rapid pace and we continually strive to be at the forefront. Our core values empower people to deliver great careers to one another and develop creative solutions for complex problems on some of the most exciting  projects. It doesn’t matter what your expertise and craft is – there are no boundaries. We are a group of  professionals with a variety of expertise within pre-construction, construction, and post-construction. To learn more, check out our Cradle to Grave services and hear from our team directly about what a career at EllisDon could look like for you. As you can see, we are a diverse bunch. 
Above all, we are a group of individuals with unique experiences and at EllisDon, we choose to celebrate the strength in our differences, every day. EllisDon’s commitment to Inclusive Diversity is to work together to create an environment where every employee feels safe to be their true and authentic self. Ultimately, EllisDon’s purpose is to provide people with similar values the opportunity to achieve to their full potential; to deliver that opportunity for great careers to one another; and to contribute meaningfully to the community we share with others. 
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As a Costing Assistant, you will come into work every day knowing that you are the glue that holds a department together. It’s a lot of pressure sometimes, but you enjoy multi-tasking and thrive in a creative and fast-paced environment. Your co-workers look to you for answers, and your manager gives you the freedom to excel. When you walk down the street, you look at major projects and think “I supported that coming together”.
You as a Costing Assistant will:
  • Maintain Excel spreadsheets for Bonding and Management Meeting Reports
  • Create vouchers for cost transfers and handle cost code creation
  • Review and approve trade batches, change orders, and subcontracts
  • Work in Gate Three system and assist in the Gate Three transition
  • New project set up and other related duties as assigned
Is this the right role for you? 
  •  Two years of related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • An understanding of construction accounting and AS400, with strong computer skills desirable.
  • High attention to detail with demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive work relationships both internally and externally.
EllisDon is proud to provide this unique career opportunity that provides continuous learning,  opportunity for growth, and  a competitive compensation package within an environment that is committed to inclusion and respects diversity.          

Go ahead and be yourself. We'll pay you for it! 

We are an equal opportunity employer. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.
?Accommodation for Applicants will be made during the recruitment process when requested.

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