Cost Accountant in Fresno, CA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Fresno, CA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description



Responsible for the maintenance of budgets, analysis of job cost activity, and preparation of variance reports. Work on loan draws, auditing escrow statements, perform periodic account reconciliation and assist in the recordation of all division level transactions.



  • Coordinate the timely receipt of cost and revenue data from associates
  • Enter and update all budgets in J. D. Edwards
  • Coordinate and record timely proposed budget changes from responsible associates
  • Review and analyze job cost activity, make budget comparisons, and report and update on variances
  • Prepare financial forecasting model for business plan projections
  • Audit and reconciliation of all escrow statements
  • Coordinate the timely receipt of information supporting all division level transactions and headquarters allocations
  • Prepare the necessary journal entries to record all transactions on a timely basis
  • Reconcile all applicable accounts periodically
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting packages
  • Prepare backlog and gross Margin Percentage Report
  • Prepare bank and fixed asset reconciliation
  • Prepare loan budgets and assist in the preparation of financing packages
  • Prepare loan draws, ensuring that all possible costs are financed and drawn from existing loan commitments
  • Review all disbursements for proper cost classification
  • Review, code and deposit all cash receipts on a timely basis
  • Check and monitor the processing and recordation of project commitments (contracts, change orders, purchase orders)
  • Monitor and record property tax assessments
  • Perform all other duties as assigned



  • Three (3) years Home Building experience
  • Accounting Degree or related business degree
  • Strong accounting background
  • Proven experience of successful supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Lotus 1-2-3
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word, and Excel for PC)
  • Maintain regular attendance and punctuality relative to daily work schedule is required
  • J.D. Edwards experience highly desirable
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills required
  • Good organization skills and a pleasant professional demeanor
  • Follow directions from a supervisor
  • Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures
  • Strong work ethic
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team Player



This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less.  Finger dexterity is required to operate computer keyboard, calculator and telephone equipment.  Requires the ability to work in excess of eight (8) hours per day on occasion.



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