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Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 55231 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Project Controller to join our team in New Orleans, Louisiana (US-LA), United States (US).



Primary Duties & Areas of Responsibility:

Provide financial guidance to ensure financial situations are transparent to the senior management and core project team, which includes status updates during matrix meetings
Responsible for maintaining the cost model for IT projects
Responsible for financial tasks related to change requests
Performs property accounting functions
Performs tasks related to financial SOX controls
Assist with contingency management process
Work with Scheduler to ensure accurate cost loaded into the schedules
Partner with Finance on corrections
Supports and reviews all accruals and forecast reports for the project
Prepares cash flow estimates in support of monthly PE processes
Prepare annual project budgets and monthly project forecasts, loading them into PWA (Project Web App – tool) used to track, monitor, and report on Funding and Active Projects
Analyze cost drivers and monthly performance of project compared to forecast and budget
Partner with project manager and leads in preparation for the project’s estimate-at-completion (EAC)
Challenge the project’s estimate-to-complete by following company procedures and ensuring risk and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets
Oversee financial project milestones
Develop the financial section of the monthly operational review package, including management of the PCR (Project Change Requests)
Forecast weekly project cash inflows and outflows
Recommend opportunities for process improvement and simplification
Target high risk project costs and balance sheet accounts for periodic testing and project specific tracking
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.
Create monthly present estimate and accrual
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
Verify final invoices have been received

May be required to be a US Citizen
5+ years of working in a controller capacity preferred
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 

Basic Qualifications:

3 years Project Management Experience


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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