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Cost Specialist Jobs in Iowa

At IES, we understand that pursuing Cost Specialist Jobs in Iowa is more than a career choice—it's a step towards integrating professional aspirations with a lifestyle enriched by Iowa's community and natural beauty. Our dedication to your growth and development, alongside our commitment to innovation and excellence, ensures that as a Cost Specialist, you'll play a crucial role in projects that not only enhance your skills but also contribute meaningfully to the communities we serve.

Why a Job as a Cost Specialist in Iowa is a great idea.

Landing a job as a Cost Specialist in Iowa offers more than just professional growth; it's an entry into a lifestyle that balances work with the beauty and camaraderie of the local environment. The state's scenic trails and parks provide a perfect backdrop for unwinding after a busy week, offering activities from hiking to peaceful picnics among rolling hills and vast farmlands. Moreover, the sense of community is palpable here, with state fairs and college football games serving as beloved gatherings that unite us in celebration and support. This unique blend of career opportunity and enriching personal experiences makes pursuing a Cost Specialist position in Iowa not just a smart career move, but a step towards a fulfilling life.

Why Work for IES communications in Iowa?

Choosing to work for IES Communications in Iowa means becoming part of a team that values your growth and development as much as it does delivering superior quality solutions. Our commitment to innovation and excellence is matched by our dedication to our employees, offering a nurturing environment where your skills are recognized and nurtured. As a Cost Specialist, you'll have the unique opportunity to contribute to projects that not only challenge and enhance your expertise but also make a tangible difference in the communities we serve. Joining us means being at the forefront of the telecommunications industry, where your work directly supports our vision to lead with cutting-edge technology and training, ensuring both personal and professional advancement.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as a Cost Specialist at one of IES Communications' Iowa Branches?

At IES, nestled within the vibrant landscapes of Iowa, our dedicated teams in Job Cost Specialist and Job Cost Supervisor roles play pivotal roles in maintaining the financial integrity of our projects. Our Job Cost Specialists are at the heart of ensuring every change order adheres to our stringent policies, assisting Project Managers in navigating these changes smoothly while keeping a keen eye on contract balances and supporting internal and external audits. They're the backbone of project file organization and play a crucial role in aiding our Finance Manager with various critical tasks. On the other hand, our Job Cost Supervisors elevate our financial oversight by meticulously overseeing job cost transactions, ensuring each project's costs—from labor to overhead—are accurately captured and analyzed for efficiency. Their collaboration with project managers and departments across the board is essential in forecasting budgets and implementing cost-saving strategies, all while leading their team towards excellence in financial reporting and operational efficiency. Together, these roles underscore our commitment to financial stewardship and operational success across our branches in Iowa, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and precision.

Experience

40 Years

Employees

9000+

Revenue

$2B+

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FAQs

What is the average salary of a Cost Specialist in Iowa?

The average salary for a Cost Specialist in Iowa is approximately $65,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, education, and specific employer details.

How do I become a Cost Specialist in Iowa?

To become a Cost Specialist in Iowa, start by obtaining a relevant degree, such as finance or accounting, and gain experience through internships or entry-level positions in cost analysis. Additionally, pursuing certifications like the Certified Cost Professional (CCP) can enhance your qualifications and opportunities in this field.

How long does it take to become a Cost Specialist in IA?

Becoming a Cost Specialist in IA typically takes about 2 to 4 years. This timeframe includes completing relevant education, such as a bachelor's degree in finance or accounting, and gaining practical experience through internships or entry-level positions in the industry.

Is being a Cost Specialist in Iowa a good job?

Absolutely, being a Cost Specialist in Iowa can be a great career choice. The job not only offers competitive salaries and benefits but also provides the opportunity to work across various industries, enhancing your skill set and experience. Plus, with Iowa's growing economy, there are ample opportunities for professional growth and advancement in this field.

How much does a Cost Specialist in IA make?

A Cost Specialist in IA typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Cost Specialists in Iowa?

Yes, there is a demand for Cost Specialists in Iowa. This need spans across various industries including construction, manufacturing, and government projects, reflecting the growing focus on efficient budget management and cost control within these sectors.

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