The Analyst is responsible for gathering and analyzing data to establish and maintain Portfolio related financials, performance metrics, and reports in order to provide analytics as requested and perform root cause of variances and identify areas
for process improvement.
Manage metrics dashboards used for tracking and reporting out on project metrics
Validate interdependent and calculated reporting data
Maintain reporting history and compile periodic views and insights as needed
Strong analysis skills, sound knowledge of fiscal planning, data gathering and documentation abilities, and high attention to detail
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:
complete data cleanup of the Growth Portfolio
analyze project related data for root cause of variance to policy
ensure any performance data reported is accurate and actionable
Reporting Metrics of AFE
Analysis of AFE Budget to Actual
Supplemental AFE Tracking
Data Validation from P6 Bridge to OPPM
PM Scorecard Metrics Reporting & Analysis
Program Manager Scorecard Metrics
Track budget to actual trending from budget concept approval to AFE approval to Cost at Completion.
Resolve Accounting reclassifications. Work with Portfolio Managers and Program Owners to Identify and corrected problematic trends in estimating and scheduling practices
Complete project categorization review and follow up on issues
Coordination with the Accounting and Finance teams on resolution of issues related to project financials
Forecast & Accruals Administration
Coordinate Accruals with PCAs and other Project Accountants / cost controls
Provide analysis of trending and forecasting
Report at the project, program, and portfolio level and provide data to Portfolio Managers for follow up and corrective actions.
And other duties as assigned
Tools / Skills Required:
Financial Accounting Skills (not looking for a CPA – need more Project Accounting background)
Excel PowerPivot experience
Dashboard Development experience
Advanced Cognos Skills, would like Insight reporting experience as well – not mandatory.
iDashboard experience a Plus!
A solid understanding of portfolio, program, and project management methodologies preferrably in the Engineering, Construction Management field
Knowledge of Primavera Project Management (OPPM) or other enterprise Portfolio and Project cost and schedule management applications.
6-9 month contract
Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
A strong commitment to safety is expected.
Strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to facilitate team meetings and direct team members’ activities effectively
Strong organizational skills and the capability to meet scheduled deadlines when managing multiple initiatives
Strong understanding of Program and Portfolio management role, methodologies, and processes.
Execllent analytical thinking, technical analysis, and data analysis skills.
Execution focus and structure, attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines with timely identification/resolution/escalation of issues.
Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting with internal stakeholders.
Ability to handle uncertainty while continuing to drive assigned work with a positive, highly motivated, can-do attitude.