Allan Myers

  • Cost Accountant

    Job Locations US-VA-Chesapeake
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 2:29 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    This full-time exempt level finance position is responsible for applying accounting principles to compile, depict, and process information. Provides financial insight, prepares relevant reports, maintains and readies business and financial transactions; all while working in accordance with company policies, procedures, and programs

    ALLAN MYERS Core Values

    Communicates, models and continuously reinforces company culture and leadership practices with other team members including Values, Safety, Delay Free Production, Ethics Policy, and the Collaborative Way.


    Technical: Means/Methods

    • Assembles, accounts for, and assists with analyzing data related to payroll, equipment, subcontracts, permanent materials, and overheads.
    • Assist in the generation and analysis of financial forecasts including construction project revenue, margin, and cash flow.
    • Contributes to the preparation of profit and loss statements, and accounting reports.
    • Prepares and enters accounting journal entries and assists in the monthly closing process of the general ledger.
    • Interprets the meaning of accounting and financial documents.
    • Documents transactions and summarizes information.
    • Modifies, maintains, or creates procedural documentation.
    • Participates in reconciliations and in maintaining data accuracy.
    • May audit contracts, orders, vouchers, and prepare reports to corroborate transactions prior to settlement.
    • May assist construction managers, project managers, and estimators with information requests and perform special projects as assigned.
    • Maintains awareness of accounting best practices and of internal control procedures while assisting in the coordination and monitoring of compliance.
    • Assists team in other ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis as necessary.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     Technical: Delay Free Production/Quality

    • Maintains excellent customer satisfaction levels in assignments at all times. Ensures work is conducted with a high level of accuracy, confidentiality, and professionalism.
    • Works with the team, other work teams, and all departments to contribute to maximum productivity and quality.
    • Uses accounting principals and fundamentals to recommend improvements and/or suggest alternatives.


    •  Activity fosters department commitment and alignment to the Safety Program in operating standards and relevant activities.


    • Demonstrates Leadership qualities. Is Proactive, Accountable, Discerning, Innovative, Collaborative, Integrity Based, Successful, and Balanced. Is an Influencer, Continual Learner, Teacher/Coach and Agent of Change.


    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
    • 0-3 years of accounting experience
    • Experience in a heavy/civil construction environment is a plus
    • Microsoft Office



    Technical: computer systems, safety policies and procedures

    Business: relationship management, budgeting, business planning, risk management, cost control

    Leadership/Management: accountability, change management, corporate policies, decision making, leadership

    Personal Attributes/Skills: adaptable, analytical, business ethics/integrity, conflict resolution, detail oriented, diversity, influence/persuasion, interpersonal skills, listening skills, negotiations, oral and written communications, presentations, problem solving, time management


    Physical Demands:

    Regularly requires the ability to sit, use hands/fingers, talk and hear. Occasionally requires the ability to stand, walk, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. May occasionally requires the ability to lift up to 25 lbs. Requires the following specific types of vision: close, distance, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment:

    May be exposed to the following environmental conditions: moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibration. Typical environment is construction project site office or division office.


    Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction company and materials provider in the Mid-Atlantic with seven regional offices and 15 asphalt and aggregate plants. With a workforce of more than 2,000 hard working men and women, and our own extensive fleet of vehicles and equipment, there is no job that we can not tackle. The markets we serve include: design-build, site development, transportation, water and asphalt and aggregate production. With more than 75 years of history under our belt, we are constantly growing and pushing ourselves to take on new challenges that are bigger and bolder. We are a team of hard-working men and women as strong as the structures we build. With Myers on your helmet, you'll be part of an elite team, bonded by their determination, committed to building the face of tomorrow, today.


    Allan Myers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce (Minority/Female/ Protected Veterans/Disabled).





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