Job Cost Analyst

3 weeks ago
# of Openings
Construction - Executive


At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success; we’re delivering the future first and our people are the ones who get us there. To meet that goal requires dedication, passion and hard work. Most importantly, delivering the future first requires leadership. With strong leaders on our team, our spirit of innovation thrives.  That’s why we continuously invest in people.


The Cost Analyst will follow project controls procedures and practices to support Project Managers in the planning, execution, monitoring, and close-out of projects.


  • Collaborate with Project Managers to identify required project cost controls support in achieving project objectives
  • Update, maintain, analyze, and communicate project commitments, cost flow, and expenditures while also supporting monitoring, reviewing and analysis of cost, schedule, and associated reporting
  • Forecast project completion costs based on trends including productivity measurements, labor rate analysis, commitments, management of change, schedule impacts, material cost variance, contract changes, and invoice payments
  • Compare current status versus established baselines and forecasts and contributing to the analysis and explanation of variances
  • Provide input into the development of project cost estimates, budgets and forecasts
  • Maintain appropriate work breakdown structures for accurate reporting
  • Coordinate and assist in identifying cost & schedule risks and perform risk analysis and monitor and control risks during the life of projects
  • Collaborate with the project teams in the sharing of lessons learned and best practices from projects
  • Support the modification, documentation and implementation of existing and/or new internal processes and process improvements
  • Monitoring cost control effectiveness through analysis and investigation of project and portfolio cost performance and monthly reporting, and other activities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a technical field
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Excel and the ability to manage data sets obtained from various data sources is required
  • Strong technical and business skills as well as an interest in project management processes
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, influencing, management, and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, working with competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Proven team player with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate change and help others adapt to a continuously changing environment

Cortland Partners is a real estate investment and management firm whose rapid growth and focus on enhancing the resident experience has positioned the company as one of the premier multifamily companies in the South. Our mission is to create value for a better life by cultivating profitable communities that bring value to our company and the lives of the people who call our communities home.

Cortland Partners was founded in 2005 as a development firm focused on in-town, mixed-use, multifamily developments. We strategically positioned ourselves to grow profitably during the economic downturn, and since 2009, we have expanded into a full-service, multifamily firm that houses its own development, property management, product design, and construction management. 

In 2013, Cortland Partners was recognized by the Association for Corporate Growth as the third fastest growing company in Georgia, and we are currently the largest multifamily owner in Atlanta, Georgia. With a continued plan for robust growth and a focus on customer-centric practices, Cortland Partners seeks to redefine the multifamily industry as we create value in the lives of our residents, communities, and associates.


Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace.  We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email or call 404.965.3988.


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