Drees Homes

  • Cost Analyst

    Job Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Our company’s mission is to be America’s leading private homebuilder. We are focused on delivering to our customers the home and features that they uniquely desire with the craftsmanship, durability and a long standing reputation that's uniquely Drees.


    Drees Homes, family-owned and operated for 90 years, is ranked as the thirtieth largest home builder in the country by BUILDER media brand as well as the twelfth largest privately-owned home builder in the country.


    Drees has been recognized with many prestigious industry honors, including the home building industry’s equivalent of the Triple Crown, winning all three major industry awards: America's Best Builder, National Housing Quality Award and National Builder of the Year.


    Headquartered in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees operates in Northern Kentucky; Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL;  Nashville, TN; Raleigh, NC; Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia ; Austin, Houston, and Dallas, TX.  The company operates as “Drees Custom Homes” in Texas.


    If you are interested in building a career with an established leader in the homebuilding industry, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for!


    We are seeking a motivated, self-starter for a Cost Analyst position in our Indianapolis, IN Division.


    In this position you will be responsible for coordination and maintenance of input and functionality of all base house plans into JD Edwards, our company's financial system.



    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Costing of new models and prototypes
    • Verify accuracy of job estimates and approve final estimated gross margins
    • Realign cost code structures and item numbers
    • Prepare and distribute monthy cost reports
    • Analyze cost data and provide recommendations
    • Maintain and update pricing file
    • Analyze accounts payable functions to ensure accurate and timely payment of all invoices
    • Provide training and suport for reporting, JD Edwards functions and estimating processes
    • Responsible for creation and maintenance of various information in JD Edwards


    Desired Knowledge and Skills:


    • Strong technically with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Experience with JD Edwards preferred
    • Data pattern recoginition
    • Problem solver/Resource Analyst
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Task driven, highly motivated, independent worker
    • Some knowledge of construction and construction processes
    • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills
    • 4 year College Degree


    The schedule of this position will be Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM plus additional hours as necessary. 


    Excellent hourly rate, bonus potential, plus a comprehensive benefits package including profit sharing and 401(k).


    Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place


    To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website - www.dreeshomes.com


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