Division Costing Manager

We are a top 5 builder offering competitive comp, home purchase discount, stock options and more!

  • Chicago, IL
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A bit about us:

We have been helping families build homes for over 70 years! We are Top 5 in the nation with over 450,000 homes built and sold across the country.

Why join us?

  • Competitive comp
  • Home purchase discount & more
  • Mortgage & Settlement Services Discount
  • Comprehensive Health, Life & Disability Insurance
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Generous PTO
  • Support and training
  • Fantastic retention
  • Accelerated career growth
  • And most importantly work/life balance!

Job Details

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage a cost control system that measures costs and production variances and allows for accurate projections of operating results
  • Work with divisional, regional and corporate peers to drive continuous improvement of costs, processes, and systems, and ensure consistency of costing methods across the company
  • Initiate agreements and negotiations with sub-contractors that will maximize value, quality and delivery
  • Update and maintain sales, pricing and cost information for all active and future communities
  • Project costs for new home designs and product offerings as part of the overall Division business plan
  • Review plans for standardization of components, options, and construction methods

Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience of comparable financial analysis, costing, planning, or economic analysis with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Able to convert financial analysis into meaningful operational recommendations and drive action and process improvement
  • Skilled in budgeting and negotiating
  • Exceptional problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel at an advanced level is essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance required
  • Relevant costing and analysis experience is desired
  • Employment with a Big Four CPA firm, large manufacturing or real estate experience preferred
  • Experience with new home or commercial construction preferred
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
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Job Details
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Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Permanent