20-088- Cost & Scheduling Analyst

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Cost & Scheduling Analyst

Resume Due Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 (5:00PM EST)                

Number of Vacancies: 2

Duration: 12 months

Location: Darlington

 

Job Overview

  •  Provide Oversight for the Darlington Nuclear Refurbishment (DNR) Project P6 schedules Development of DNR Project P6 schedules.
  • Participate in schedule reviews and in the coordination of work meetings.
  • Coordinate work and represent the client schedule integration team for all rollouts to vendor teams for alignment.
  • Manage baselines and implement corrective actions/change control where required.
  • Ensure project schedules are in full alignment to the overall program through standardized business rules/requirements.
  • Prepare project documentation to support project managers/project directors.
  • Provide quality reviews on schedule plans to ensure project schedules are realistic and achievable.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in the areas of engineering, project management/controls, or computer science is required.
  • PMP preferred but not required.
  • Experience using Primavera P6 software to manage project related work (8-10 years of P6 experience).
  • Experience integrating schedules with different vendors/ sub- contractors for mega infrastructure projects.

20-085 – Cost & Scheduling Analyst

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Cost & Scheduling Analyst

Resume Due Date: Friday, October 2, 2020 (5:00PM EST)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Level: MP4

Duration: 12 months

Location: Darlington

 Job Overview

 The successful candidate will be responsible for Administering the Primavera P6 Environment. The individual will support the Enterprise Scheduling Section Manager and the P6 user-base across multiple P6 databases and in provide timely expert advice on resolving issues as they arise. This individual will also provide technical expertise, troubleshooting, training, user testing, and acceptance of upgrades to the Primavera and Work Management systems and other tools as required. Additional skills for this position include the following:

  • Working with the Team to develop a clear strategy based on understanding of business processes and technologies and related Primavera functionality.
  • Troubleshoot P6 users errors and help and train the users on Primavera.
  • Develop and enhance standards on use of P6 at OPG.
  • Review, develop and clarify on Global Layouts, filters and Global changes as required.
  • Creating and maintaining dashboards using created data models from P6 and non-P6 data.
  • Coordinating with IT for software upgrades and licenses, and functioning as liaison between IT and line-of-business new user set-up, database maintenance, and other administrative support.
  • Collaborating with management and stakeholders to evolve business reporting requirements as well as developing, implementing and updating reporting templates and governance.
  • Clean up P6 database dictionary, projects, baselines to maintain P6 in peak performance.
  • Run QC checks on Schedules, Baselines as per Approved checklists and Jobaid.
  • Assist with training of new users to the system.
  • Assist with projects as needed, including version updates, migrating data from legacy systems and ensuring data integrity.
  • Conducts report validation efforts to ensure data representation.
  • Regularly communicating status on progress, issues, and plans to leadership while adapting to changes in project plan and customer requirements.
  • Creating and supporting user documentation.
  • Work in close coordination with other groups and be a valued team player.

 Qualifications

  • Completion of a four year University degree.
  • Must be experienced in the use of Primavera P6.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all levels of an organization, work in a fast-paced environment, and meet strict deadlines as required.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
  • Ability to thrive in project based work environment.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to shifting needs, evolving priorities, and urgent situations that arise.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance from management.
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Thrive in a team-oriented environment.

Lease & Fixed Asset Accounting Advisor

We are looking for a Fixed Asset Accounting Advisor who will provide asset accounting and valuation support; on behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors,

Duties Include:

  • Coordinate new lease requests, ensuring all the lease attributes are identified and vetted to ensure proper classification
  • Coordinate the monthly transactional accounting relating to lease accounting and provide supporting schedules to the Reporting group as required for the quarterly lease disclosures.
  • Review lease accounting account reconciliations as required.
  • Mentor the US Fixed Asset Accountant in the areas of depreciation, retirements, transfer
  • Produce a monthly Fixed Asset register in Oracle that is reconciled to the G/L and the FA Asset Cost and Reserve sub-ledgers.
  • Provide NBV calculation and support as requested on specific assets of entities.
  • Provide fixed asset data to the accounting research and valuation group for special projects/audits as required.
  • Coordinate and record Impairments and Assets Held for Sale with accounting research and others, as required.
  • Provide support on asset acquisitions and divestitures as required.
  • Assist in initial assessments of whether an ARO should be recorded and create a depreciation and accretion schedule for the ARO.
  • Ensure the US Fixed asset accountant is recording the monthly depreciation and accretion entries properly.
  • Conduct a quarterly confirmation of the Asset Retirement Cost (ARC) by project/asset, to ensure there are no material adjustments to be made. If there is a material adjustment, calculate the true-up of the ARO as needed.
  • Assist the reporting group in reviewing the quarterly FERC reports, and quarterly cash flow reporting.
  • Assist reporting group in the preparation and review of reports for the regulatory or governmental agencies; as required.
  • Serve as an advisor on technical and historical Oracle capital assets issues; as required
  • Provide support for special audits as required

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Requirements:

  • 8-12 years’ of relevant fixed asset accounting experience
  • Demonstrated experience with Lease accounting
  • Experience with Oracle

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Broker- dealer

We are looking for a Broker-Dealer for multinational financial services company in Jersey City, NJ for a 06-month project.

We at Ian Martin envision a world where everyone is connected in meaningful work and if you find great meaning in developing some of the most widely used products in the world, then we have the career path for you.

Scope of the Project:

•        The Customer Protection Control team is tasked with providing central governance and oversight of transactions, projects, and system change requests that impact Customer Protection compliance capabilities of the U.S Broker Dealer. (“SEC Rule 15c3-3” – Possession or Control)

•        The team’s daily compliance monitoring functions are integral in ensuring the firm’s overall regulatory compliance profile is viewed favorably by applicable governing bodies (FINRA, SEC).

What will you do?

•        Perform daily oversight functions, including root cause analysis

•        Daily reporting and escalation of exceptions to management

•        Assist senior team members in system testing (UAT) efforts

•        Engage and collaborate with internal operations teams and external technology partners regarding on-going CP risk mitigation efforts.

•        Perform tasks integral to the completion of key CM operations projects and initiatives

Must-have

•        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably with emphasis in Business, Accounting, or Finance.

•        Ten years prior experience working in a self-clearing broker dealer, preferably performing daily settlement, balancing, and/or core back-office reconciliation functions.

•        Prior experience using Broadridge back office applications (BPS, Impact); and core Broadridge reports (Stock Record, RD Master, Pending Excess, etc.)

•        Advanced knowledge of brokerage accounting principles and best audit practices applicable to self-clearing Broker Dealers.

•        Meticulous focus on detail / accuracy with respect to record keeping, reporting, and all written communications.

•        Solid Microsoft Office Application skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Nice-to-have

•        Prior regulatory experience working at the SEC, FINRA, Federal Reserve, etc., and / or

•        Prior audit / consulting experience working at Big Four firm covering financial services firms.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you are a Broker, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Financial Analyst

We are looking for a Financial Analyst on behalf of one of North America’s leading natural gas distributors. 

Working from their Nashville office, they will be responsible for financial / budget coordination and input, forecasting, reporting, analysis and cost control functions. They will use their knowledge of financial and accounting principles, processes and reporting requirements to support management decision-making. They will also ensure that key financial reporting deadlines are met, financial reports are accurate and complete and financial/accounting issues are resolved in a timely manner.

 

Duties Include:

  • Coordinate and prepare cash flow/ budget/forecast and report variance and exceptions to management.
  • Provide regular variance/ forecasting changes to financial services and resolve any coding or other classification issues.
  • Coordinate and prepare budget proposals, forecasting and variance reporting to financial services.
  • Prepare regular capital budget status reports.
  • Identify cost saving initiatives to assist in meeting regional budget targets and requirements.
  • Provide assistance and interfacing between the clients’ corporate financial services group and area management. Assistance includes all procedural, coding, training and budget questions related to the position.
  • Provide financial process support for field personnel, Regional Administrative/Technical staff and Leadership team.
  • Provide financial/accounting project management for Regional leadership, corporate financial services and area management.
  • Provide guidance on financial/accounting procedures and policies.
  • Review and verify the work of others (journal entries, account reconciliations, invoices and financial reports.
  • Research business issues, complex problems. Provide recommendations for review and implement as required.
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with numerous groups and individuals.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years’ relevant experience
  • Experience creating budgets and providing regular forecasts against budgets
  • Experience with Oracle and/or SAP, Excel
  • Experience working with projects and project teams
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent

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Cost Controller

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Cost Control Specialist will have the responsibility for leading the cost control and financial control support of all Capital Projects with the North Atlantic Surface Projects and Studies Group. The primary role of this position is to initially prepare cost forecasts, track/monitor all costs associated with the Surface Projects and Studies.

Accountabilities: 

  • Responsible for leading the overall cost control support for the Surface Projects and Studies Group
  • Will have excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects.
  • Creating and managing detailed project information related to cost.
  • Support the Project Scheduling team with setting up, tracking and analyzing consultants and contractor’s man-hours and associated costs within the performance management system.
  • Reporting project cost to management team for internal reviews, as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions to the projects.
  • Responsible for reviewing the budget development and project cash flow and cost control from the projects during the development to ensure the project objectives are delivered.
  • Support/Review of the application of the Project Change Management procedures.
  • Issue budget updates and project cash flow. Prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts.
  • Liase with project team to ensure all project tasks are identified and resource needs are properly estimated for the project. 
  • Assisting and reviewing the development and implementation of project baseline budgets, cost flows and cash flows.
  • Supporting the Scheduler/Planner with the set up and allocation of project budget according to the Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) at the appropriate WBS levels for project tasks.
  • Reviewing project scope change and change order requests for proper justification, cost impacts, and adequate budget and funding.
  • Coordinating with the Project Document Controller to ensure all deliverables related to the contract were received before proceeding with invoice payments.
  • Ensuring that relevant cost management procedures and reporting requirements are incorporated where appropriate.
  • Ensure policies on Budget and Cost Control are being respected and implemented during the execution of the project.
  • Review project accounting information and set up the required transfers between business units.
  • Support the management team on ensuring project’s adherence to the approved budget.
  • Perform ongoing review of the Project’s cost reports and supporting information in the project’s SAP.
  • Continuous Improvement and updates of the Project Delivery System for the cost sections.

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years experience as a cost controller for large capital projects 
  • Excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects. The use of the PRISM database software and the use of SAP will be an asset. 
  • Construction experience is an asset 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Analyst Contract Administrator

The Opportunity: 

 

The Contract Specialist is responsible for the financial and contractual management of the Project’s critical contracts, namely the larger and more complex professional services, procurement and trade contract agreements. The Contract Specialist works closely with the engineering and construction management teams in the day to day management of service providers, vendors and contractors. The Contract Specialist is also responsible for monitoring and documenting contractual performance of the agreements ensuring strict observance of terms and conditions, including those relating to the monthly measurement of services, associated indicators, fulfillment of deadlines, and cost commitments.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Ensures an efficient and conflict free daily interface between project team members and vendors/contractors by administering contracts and resolving problems with delivery, scheduling, scope changes, pricing issues and quality concerns.
  • Ensures contractual requirements are met during execution and ensures contract management procedures and internal control safeguards are effectively implemented.
  • Monitors and evaluates vendor/contractor’s contractual performance and communicates their performance record by providing appropriate recognition or instructions for corrective actions. Develops and conducts vendor assessments and contract specific audit plans as required.
  • Develops and maintains a network of relationships with stakeholder groups within the project and vendor/contractor community.
  • Provides support with the preparation of the RFP package and technical evaluation prior to award;
  • Participates in the development of sourcing and contracting strategies;
  • Collects documentation and data to defend the Company’s interests and to reduce its risk exposure related to vendor/contractor claims;
  • Provides technical support and analysis in the negotiation and resolutions of vendor/contractor claims;
  • Assists the Manager, Contract Management in the development, implementation and maintenance of Contract Management procedures;
  • Coordinates contractor mobilization, manpower ramp up, equipment training, certification and signoff;
  • Receives, verifies and manages all contractual documentation, including insurance certificates, daily reports, time and material reports, etc…
  • Administers Requests for Information (RFI) and the contract change management process;
  • Manages Field Work Instructions, Contract Change Orders, and the pre and post change order work;
  • Ensures financial control processes are enforced in accordance with corporate governance requirements;
  • Leads the invoice review process, maintains invoice checklist/issues log to ensure consistent and rigorous attest;
  • Develops and monitors key performance indicators relating to the measurement of the services contracted, and provides regular performance assessments to the Project Team;
  • Maintains tracking logs for deliveries, mobilization, claims, warranty, issues, and changes;
  • Files and archives all contractual documentation, maintaining progress meeting minutes; and
  • Coordinates, and compiles for archiving, contract closeout requirements including final contractor documentation, title searches, final payment releases, and contractor performance record.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience managing contracts in a major contract environment (minimum 100 million dollar contracts experience). Experience with construction, mining, infrastructure and/or oil and gas contracts preferred.
  • Education in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain preferred.
  • SCMP is an asset

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

 

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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