Aaron Carlson Corporation Project Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Reports to CFO

Company Info

Born of skilled Scandinavian immigrants, Aaron Carlson has a 126-year tradition of woodworking excellence. We are now 21st Century wood craftsmen blending the tradition of our predecessors with the benefits of contemporary technology. The result is a rare depth of woodworking skill and unmatched value to our customers

We are proud of that heritage and are committed to building on it.

Our 150 people focus on producing the best quality custom woodwork for commercial projects and upscale residences. No other custom woodworking company in our region has more sophisticated systems, software, and equipment because we continuously invest in the most productive technologies available to woodworkers.

We don’t try to serve everyone. We work hard to meet or exceed the expectations of those who appreciate the value we can provide to them.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting OR Finance

0-5 Years of experience in an accounting or financial analysis related position and/or job costing experience in construction or real estate is preferred

Essential Job Functions:

  • Complete project costing analysis on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.

  • Responsible for adhering to corporate financial processes and procedures that ensure SOP compliance.

  • Responsible for A/R aging, budgeting, and third party billing.

  • Creates ad-hoc reports as requested.

  • Conducts project financial reviews and analysis, as well as provides input on how to improve the project’s financials.

  • Communicate regularly with the management team to keep them well informed of the key financial matrix.

  • Manage multiple projects and work closely with Project Manager, Accounting, Purchasing, and Operations.

  • Monitor multiple deadlines.

  • Support project manager by creating actions items in MRP, forecasting recognition dates within the system, requesting PR’s from customers, billing customers and following up with customers to ensure timely payment.

  • Change order management

  • Project Cost Analysis

  • Project billing management and analysis

    Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of financial / accounting analysis, reporting, and interpretation

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to details

  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • A desire to continually improve and take on more responsibility.