Cost Analyst

Merrillville, IN

Local Only


$23/hr - $26/hr

Our client, a leading gas and electric utility provider, is looking to hire a Cost Analyst to join their team in Merrillville, IN! This will be hybrid and require onsite work Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

*This is a 6-month W-2 contract to hire with benefits*

As a Cost Analyst, you will support several high-level investment real estate projects. They are looking for this person to ensure the project work elements are organized and approved while communicating with project stakeholders to ensure budgets are aligned.


  • Ensure cost data quality is in accordance with accounting principles
  • Apply cost risk management for the control of costs
  • Assist in contract reviews related to payment requirements
  • Process labor timesheets, invoices, and other submittals associated with contract labor
  • Assist other Project Managers and Cost Budget Analysts in the accrual process


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or a related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in Excel is a plus
  • Prior experience supporting the construction or utilities industries is a plus

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Alexis Golden

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