Job Opening Project Cost Accountant

Thanks to continued growth LEC is looking to add a Project Cost Accountant to our team in Waconia.

Well known Minnesota electrical contractor established in 1945 looking for a hard charging Project Cost Accountant to join its finance team.  Looking for candidates that can step into our EOS L10 environment and help take project billing, job costing, accounts receivable collections and customer service to the next level.  We currently service South Central Minnesota from the triangle of the Twin Cities, Mankato and Rochester and wish to continuing building upon this tradition.


Candidates will compile project data, compute fees and charges, post and reconcile job costs, prepare invoices, perform collection duties, and follow up customer service on projects including partial and full lien waivers and maintain project records and other relevant construction project information, accordingly.  Job requirements include high attention to detail, working with elements of contracts, computer skills involving Windows operating system and Office software which primarily includes Outlook, Excel, Word, One Note and Teams.


Other system experience preferred include Cobra, Procore, and e-Builder.  Work environment includes standing desks, work out facility, opportunities for remote work from home.  Salary ranges from $37,000 to $70,000 along with health insurance; 401(K) and profit sharing after 1-year of employment.


  • Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices and record amounts due for items purchased or services rendered.
  • Prepare regulatory and other supplementary billing documents, labels, credit memorandums, or credit forms using computer systems.
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Perform bookkeeping work, including posting project data, and maintaining record retention.
  • Typing, adding, allocating, calculating, spreadsheeting project information as necessary.
  • Answer mail, email or telephone inquiries regarding rates, routing, procedures, and billing information.
  • Resolve discrepancies in project accounting records.
  • Contact customers to obtain or relay account information.
  • Review documents, such as purchase orders, sales tickets, charge slips, or other records, to compute fees or charges due on project billings.
  • Consult sources, such as rate books, manuals, or insurance company representatives, to determine specific charges or information such as rules, regulations, or government tax and tariff information.
  • Update manuals when rates, rules, or regulations are amended.
  • Track accumulated hours and dollar amounts charged to each client job to calculate client fees for professional services, such as legal or accounting services.
  • Compute credit terms, discounts, shipment charges, or rates for goods or services to complete billing documents.
  • Review compiled data on operating costs and revenues to set rates.