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Senior Controls Specialist

Glen Allen, VA 23060

Posted: 03/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Controls Job Number: 542087 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • Working under minimal supervision, the Cost & Project Analyst acts as the financial advisor to the integrated project team.
  • Support services include standard and ad hoc financial analysis focused on tracking project performance and anticipating problem conditions.
  • This challenging role requires knowledge of accounting concepts and adherence to established policies while exercising creativity to assess problems and recommend solutions.
  • Provides current status of programs/projects to Finance Manager and Digital Project Manager.
  • Develop, implement and coordinate planning, estimating, and forecasting for SLR Digital projects.
  • Develop and review project estimates.
  • Monitor actual project cost and/or work status data to ensure projects proceed on schedule and within budget and provide status reports to management.
  • Provide contract administration such as preparing purchase order requisitions, validating invoices and working with vendors to resolve issues.
  • Implement, evaluate and monitor controls systems.
  • Conduct meetings with vendors and company stakeholders on control matters.
  • Implement control policy and procedures.

Other related duties include:
  • Produces timely monthly reports and ensures formal communication of detailed variance analysis on a monthly basis. Provides supporting documentation to track project variances throughout the project lifecycle and for financial transactions.
  • Coordinates the preparation of the Digital annual budget, monthly forecasts, and rider filing data.
  • Prepares monthly forecast for assigned projects and ensures inputs are provide in a timely manner into the capital system (CAPS) and ensures all data is provided for executive requests for funding approval through the Project Funding Review Board.
  • Ensures data integrity as it relates to reporting and analytics.
  • Ability to develop Ad Hoc MS Excel models to summarize large data sets.
  • Ability to handle complex work and all aspects of the job using wide knowledge of the field and mastery
  • Self-starter and makes decisions independently.
  • Strong attention to detail and high ethical standards.
  • Ability to work as part of team of managers and technical personnel.
  • Proactive in identifying and solving problems of high complexity.
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical / logical approach.
  • Ability to synthesize diverse information (technical, schedule, and cost) and exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to consistently deliver accurate financial reporting.
  • Proficient in Excel and SAP
  • What soft skill requirements do you have (team fit and personality requirements)?
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
  • Nice to Have Skills:
  • SAP, Excel, Power Query

High Level Project Overview:
  • Serve as Digital Team Cost Controls Analyst to support Project Managers with multi-million dollar capital projects.

Preferred Years of Experience:
  • 5+

  • Bachelors degree plus 5 years of cost or finance experience or estimating experience or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Other education - Accounting, Business, Finance, Construction management.
  • Are there any specific companies/industries youd like to see in the candidates experience?
  • Nuclear, Construction, Manufacturing, Utility
  • Preferred Interview Process Overview (High level):
  • TEAMS Meeting
  • At any time is overtime required or would you say it is just available as a function of the job?Peak periods, such as month end, yearend, budget planning periods
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