Project Controls Cost Analyst

King of Prussia, PA

The Big Picture – Top Skills You Should Possess:

  • Comprehensive understanding of applicable standards, methods, processes and practices, business fundamentals, and performance metrics in the specific functional area supported by this position (e.g., asset management, electric operations, customer service, transmission and substation, distribution system operations, regulatory and external affairs, transmission operations and planning).  
  • Ability to provide in-depth analysis and apply forecasting, analytical and statistical problem solving, financial, accounting, and budget analysis 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills for project financial evaluation and risk identification and mitigation 
  • Customer driven with strong oral and written communications skills and strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the financial/cost analyst practices, procedures, and principles of performance analysis (trending, root cause, and gap analysis) benchmarking and audit compliance.  
  • Ability to analyze organizational data and complex problems, interpret and recommend alternative courses of action, and implement intervention strategies to attain performance targets 
  • Advanced proficiency in standard software applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project), specialized business technologies and applications (e.g., project management, WPT, Asset Suite 8, CIS, EPS, forecasting) to retrieve and analyze data in support of business needs   
  • Proficient in business case development and ability to effectively present business cases to business unit leadership 

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • ExecuPOWER is a women-owned firm that provides Engineering Design for Transmission, Substation and Distribution as well as Project Management, Construction Management, QA/QC Inspection and Renewable Energy
  • Some domestic travel to client locations may be required
  • Attend required meetings and reach out to project stakeholders for detailed project information.
  • Identify project/program budget, forecast, and authorization issues early and assist in developing resolutions to meet project metrics 
  • Assist in the development and continued monitoring of the budgets and LRPs for transmission, sub-station, and distribution projects and programs
  • Monitor, track, and report project budgets, forecasts, accruals, and actuals  
  • Track project and program financial risks and opportunities and provide detailed analysis of variances to budget, quarterly plan, and month over month variance analysis 
  • Develop, organize, and present project and program performance reports for both internal and external use  
  • Participate in monthly forecasting and accrual meetings and prepare monthly project accruals and journal entries for Project Manager review  
  • Support the management of the vendor forecasting process which is used as a source of input for both forecasting and accruals by Project Controls 

What You Need to Bring to the Table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Technical Field 
  • Financial advanced degree is a plus  
  • 2 – 5 years related experience, or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 6 – 9 years business experience is required 

What’s In It for You?

  • 401K Plan, paid holidays, PTO, full medical plans (medical, dental, vision and prescription), life insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company bonus program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Internal advancement
  • Cutting edge projects
  • Lunch and learns
  • Company sponsored events

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