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Project Cost Controller II

Company: Tech Providers Inc.
Location: Jackson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Project Cost Controller IILocation: Jackson, MI- 49201Duration of assignment: 12 months contract that will very likely extend and be ongoing.-- - Could potentially convert permanent after a while**HYBRID POSITION - candidate will work remotely from home mostly but will also be required to be onsite at various times. Candidates should be from the Michigan area or be able to relocate to Michigan at their own cost. No per diem for this role, but mileage will be reimbursed for field visits. **-- --- -Job Description:Duties: A project cost controller's main duty is to track and control the costs associated with one or more of their employer's projects. As a Project Cost Controller II, typical responsibilities include developing monthly, annual, and project lifetime cost forecasts; planning and managing contractor project controls deliverables in conjunction with contractual requirements; assembling project financial status reports; managing and administering project change control activities; analyzing project costs to support project management decision making; and communicating project financial performance with upper management. A Project Cost Controller II typically serves as the primary project cost controller on a large project, or portfolio of projects, but may also serve in a supporting role.-- -Skills: A Project Cost Controller II is expected to be well organized and detail oriented, with demonstrable skills and knowledge related to the planning and implementation of project controls methodologies and cost forecasting on large-scale construction projects. They should have a firm understanding of how to interpret engineering and construction contracts and implement methodologies by which to monitor and control such contracts. Communication skills are also key for this position, being able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with upper management and project team members. Although candidates are not expected to be experienced with the creation of project schedules, they must be able to demonstrate their ability to understand and interpret project schedules in order to effectively forecast project costs. Proficiencies in basic computing skills and the use of Excel spreadsheets are a strict requirement. Experience using SAP is desirable, but not required.-- -Education: A Project Cost Controller II will generally have some level of higher education and/or several years of experience implementing project controls methodologies on large-scale construction projects. Higher educational degrees in construction/project management or engineering are desirable, but degrees in business, accounting, or finance are also suitable. Candidates must be able to provide verifiable work experience where they were directly involved with the planning and execution of a project controls program on large-scale construction projects, or the cost management of a large portfolio of construction projects. Certifications from PMI or AACE will set candidates apart from others.

Keywords: Tech Providers Inc., Ann Arbor , Project Cost Controller II, Accounting, Auditing , Jackson, Michigan

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