• Project Cost Manager - Northern California

    Thomas James Homes
    Job Description
    TJH is the nation’s largest single lot infill builder specializing in urban scattered lot development where we buy a single house and build one new house in its place.  Having sold over $1bb of homes in Los Angeles, we are recognized as the national leader.  With offices in LA, OC and Silicon Valley, we are growing our product offerings to build for consumers.
    Thomas James Homes is currently seeking a Project Cost Manager to assist our land and construction operations teams in management and reporting of project budgets. You will be working on multiple residential projects within the bay area. You will be responsible for supporting our Purchasing, Land Development, and Construction teams in department level and divisional cost analysis, cost code analysis, and budget projections.
    What You’ll Do:
    • Prepare bi-monthly cost code and budget review for Land Department, Purchasing Department and Construction Department.  Prepare month end project budget analysis outlining spend, variances, contingency, and change orders by project.
    • Assist All Departments in establishing budgets.
    • Track all costs related to divisional Asset Accounts by establishing standard costs of materials, supplies, consultant fees, and permit fees. Update as appropriate.
    • Analyze costs related to Asset Accounts. Create cost benefit analysis process, establish cashflow forecast and update appropriately.
    • Assist all Departments in preparing reports, establishing processes, streamlining procedures, and promote continual process improvements.
    • Creation of Purchase Orders for Forward Planning (01) and Land Development (02) Accounting codes. Classify and track spending for proper budget allocation.
    • Ensure invoices are not duplicated prior to issuing purchase order and/or approving payments For Forward Planning and Land Development.
    • Review, Follow up, and update utility reports for Land Development.
    • Responsible for maintaining all Vendor Contracts, Purchase Orders, and Agreements for Land Development Department.
    • Assist Land Development in developing and preparing scopes of work and create reports in Sales Force.
    • Manage all online Credit Card Payments and manual Check Request for Forward Planning.
    • Responsible for tracking and applying for refundable fees/credits/deposits owed to TJH for Forward Planning
    • Work with Area Managers, Project Managers, Development Managers and Purchasing Managers as the liaison for sub-contractors and vendors.
    • Assist all Departments in Developing Standard Operating Procedures for Division.
    Experience & Qualifications:
    • Demonstrates a commitment to the TJH Company Culture and Core Competencies.
    • Degree in Accounting-Finance/related field or equivalent experience
    • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills
    • Ability to efficiently use computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, Outlook, etc., as well as Salesforce.
    • Strong interpersonal skill is a must in order to build and maintain strong working relationships with the municipalities in which we operate.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with various departments
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
    • Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of our DMV/background check
    • Experienced leadership team who values the input of their people
    • Health benefits and 401K
    • Awesome, talented employees with a phenomenal culture
    • New Northern CA Division with opportunities for growth
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