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Date: Oct 3, 2021

Location: Plano, TX, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

POSITION PURPOSE:

Project Controller/Project Manager will be the point person for all accounting and finance needs at a project level. Individual will support project execution strategies by evaluating estimates and project costs, ongoing capital work, data reporting/analysis for management, budgeting, and forecasting while ensuring alignment with Entergy Project Delivery Standards.  Additionally, the Project Coordinator will provide analytical expertise to support project and portfolio management.

 

This position interfaces directly with Project Managers and his/her PMO Leadership, providing trusted insight into the financial health of a project.

 

Primary Duties & Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide financial guidance to ensure financial situations are transparent to the senior management and core project team
  • Responsible for maintaining the cost model for IT projects
  • Responsible for financial tasks related to change requests
  • Partner with Finance on corrections
  • Supports and reviews all accruals and forecast reports for the project
  • Prepare annual project budgets and monthly project forecasts
  • Analyze cost drivers and monthly performance of project compared to forecast and budget
  • Challenge the project’s estimate-to-complete by following company procedures and ensuring risk and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets
  • Recommend opportunities for process improvement and simplification
  • Support internal and external project audits as needed
  • Assist Project Team in developing/reviewing/implementing cost corrective actions & recovery plans
  • Interfaces with project team(s) as necessary for cost control monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Provides day-to-day detailed monitoring and analysis of project budgets and actuals
  • Participates as member of project/program audits and prepares internal corrective action plans

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • May be required to be a US Citizen
  • 2-4 years of working in a project controller capacity
  • High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and the remainder of the MS Office suite
  • Solid understanding of Project Management and Project Management Office
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Capacity to adapt to changing work priorities
  • Excellent researching, decision-making and organizational skills are required
  • Complex Problem Solving -- identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Work independently and follows through on assignments with minimal direction while keeping the team informed
  • Possess a mastery of basic/generic data skills (tools & concepts)
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to data protection and other guidelines where appropriate

 

 

Minimum Educational Background and Physical Requirements Required to Perform Job:

Bachelor's degree

 


Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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