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Rosendin Rosendin

Cost Accountant

Locations: Office OR Hillsboro and Trimet District
State/Territory: OR
Job Category: Accounting
Employment Type: Full Time


Whether you’re a recent grad or a seasoned professional, you can experience meaningful career growth at Rosendin. Enjoy a true sense of ownership as you work with a proven industry leader on some of the most exciting and high-profile projects in the nation. We offer a wide range of job opportunities, competitive compensation, full benefits, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan and more.

Why Rosendin?

Committed. Innovative. Engaged.

If you’re looking to take your career to the next level and work with some of the best and brightest in the industry, we want to hear from you. Since our founding over 100+ years ago, Rosendin has been driven to positively impact the communities where we live and work. We are an organization built on integrity and we have a culture that empowers people, embraces diversity, and inspires everyone to do their best.  As one of the largest EMPLOYEE-OWNED electrical contractors in the United States, you will have the unique benefit of being a shareholder at a company that is experiencing tremendous growth and success. When our people succeed and fuel our success, we reward them. We'd love to have you as a shareholder!  


The Cost Accountant is responsible for providing financial services to the project including contract review, billings, work-in-place reporting, subcontractor and general condition payments, and cash reporting. The Cost Accountant is the lead person to support project accounting. As an integral part of the project team. The position acts as a consultant to each Project Manager and our internal customers. 



  • Perform special project audits and analysis as required. Including cost vs. budget review, billing vs. cost, and tracking projected margin throughout the project duration. 

  • Assist and coordinate accounting functions with other project offices as needed. 

  • Coordinate with external auditors on annual and special audit functions related to contracts, as necessary. 

  • Utilize Oracle R12 accounting software to perform journal entries, enter budgets, and open new projects. 

  • Assist in training Oracle system to Operation staff. 

  • Provide support for other departments and projects to assist in their administrative needs. 

  • Coordinate with other corporate financial and accounting management staff to assure timely and accurate operations between the financial functions. 

  • Work with Operating Managers monthly to review job status for proper recognition of profit. Some travel may be required. 

  • Take general management direction from immediate supervisor. 

  • The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties will be assigned based on the position’s role within the business unit. 



  • Associate degree in Finance or Accounting; Bachelor’s Degree preferred 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ finance or accounting experience, preferably in the construction industry 

  • Oracle EBS and MS Access experience a plus 

  • Can be a combination of education, training, and relevant experience



  • Knowledge of Oracle Enterprise Business Suite or other Enterprise level Finance package preferred 

  • Understand and follow standard operating policies and procedures 

  • Perform duties in a professional manner and appearance 

  • Proficient in using a computer and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.); Oracle preferred 

  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary 

  • Work under pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude 

  • Oral and written communication skills as required for the position 

  • Self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player 

  • Interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others 


  • Up to 20% 



  • General work environment - sitting for extended periods, standing, walking, typing, carrying, pushing, bending. Work is conducted primarily indoors with varying environmental conditions, such as fluorescent lighting and air conditioning. 

  • Noise level is typically low to medium; it can be loud on a job site. 

  • Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.  

  • We fully comply with the ADA and applicable state law, including considering reasonable accommodation measures that may enable qualified disabled applicants and employees to perform essential functions. 


Rosendin Electric is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, age (over 40), or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state, or local law 

YOU Matter – Our Benefits

  • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership

  • 401 K

  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement

  • 17 PTO days per year plus 10 paid holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Disability Income Protection Insurance

  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)

  • Charitable Giving Match with our Rosendin Foundation

Our success is rooted in our people. We all come together around long-term vision and a sense of shared ownership. As a group, we do whatever it takes to ensure the success of our business…and your career.

Rosendin Electric is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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