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Project Controls Analyst

Company: TD Thornton
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

TD Thornton is a premier consulting firm specializing in project management and project control solutions. Our strong onboarding and training program sets our people up for success. All are welcome to apply, especially those with engineering, construction management, business analytics, scheduling, and project management backgrounds and anyone who truly enjoys teamwork.
Job Overview
Sector: Construction of offices, R&D labs, and manufacturing facilities worldwide
Seniority: Open to all levels
Location: Oakland/ Hybrid, CA
Your Day-to-Day Activities:
Plan and Organize
--- Intermediate Excel experience
--- Experience with Smartsheet
--- Input financial forecast data and provide analysis using software like SAP and Primavera P6
--- Create and maintain project schedules- define activities, work breakdown structures, predecessors, successors, resources, and baselines
--- Support project manager in preparation of business cases, contingency releases, and management of project budgets within established project governance rules
--- Develop, monitor, and update cash flow projections
--- Prepare Coupa Purchase Requisition Requests, Contract Change Orders, CWA's, and other SAP documents
--- Prepares and sends goods receipts
--- Prepares and delivers contract status reporting and ensures suppliers are adhering to the contract's terms and conditions
--- Oversees records management and contract tracking systems, including Excel, Coupa, SAP, and BIM360
--- Develop contract proposals to support organizational goals
--- Review contract estimates, including proposed materials, production costs, etc., and determine whether they seem reasonable and accurate
--- Ensure that all records are accurate and up to date
--- Write contract letters and other communications and notices
--- Negotiate and approve contract terms while ensuring that projects remain within the established budget
--- Analyze contracts to ensure they comply with state and federal laws and regulations
--- Analyze and report on variances for project cost and schedule
--- Create and maintain Excel-like spreadsheets for reporting and analysis
--- Measure the progress of activities and milestones in project schedules
--- Assist with the execution and administration of contracts, process change orders, and validate and perform accruals
--- Support meetings or calls with project team members and stakeholders
--- Support project manager in holding team members accountable to action items
--- Prepare and present timely updates to project manager and analyst supervisor
--- Keep all stakeholders informed of project developments through meeting minutes, action logs, and status reports
Manage Risk
--- Support the project team in identifying, resolving, and tracking risks
--- Escalate risks and issues to find ways to keep projects on schedule and budget
You'll be prepared for this job if you have...
A Bachelor's degree
--- One-plus years of work experience
--- Experience with project scheduling and financial analysis
--- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
--- Intermediate Excel experience with VBA, Macros and other data entry automation methods
--- High level of financial and business acumen
--- Integrity with strong emphasis on making and meeting commitments
--- High sense of urgency with excellent organizational skills and drive to meet deadlines
--- Excellent problem-solving, team development, and critical thinking skills
You'll stand out if you have...
--- Experience with SAP, NetSuite, or Sage
--- Experience with Unifier or Project Wise project management software
--- Experience with Coupa Business Spend Management (BSM) platform
--- Experience with SmartSheets
--- Experience with PowerBI or Tableau data visualization software
--- Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification
--- A fondness for taking ownership and a willingness to lead
--- A strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
--- Strong data maintenance and data analyses skills
--- Advanced Excel skills (i.e., advanced formulas, shortcuts, pivot tables) and/or data analysis tools like PowerBI
--- Understanding of project management scheduling, costs, KPI's etc.
--- A passion for training
Compensation & Benefits
- A Competitive Base Salary
- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
- Health Savings Accounts (HSA's)
- 401(k) with a Company Match
- Annual Bonus
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Parental Leave
- Flexible Spending Account
About TD Thornton
Since 2005, TD Thornton has been helping our clients bridge organizational gaps by providing best-in-class consulting services and staff augmentation. Whether we are part of the contractor's team or serving as an owner's representative, we offer a wide spectrum of construction management support services to help our clients mitigate risks and deliver successful project outcomes. We believe our diversity is part of our strength and are proud to be a woman-owned and minority-owned company.
Learn more about us at www.tdthornton.com and on LinkedIn.
$92,000 - $143,000 a year

Keywords: TD Thornton, Oakland , Project Controls Analyst, Professions , Oakland, California

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