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Project Financial Analyst: GCOM Albany Office, 24 Madison Avenue Extension, Albany, NY

Due Date:
Saturday, December 31, 2022 12:00 PM

Job Title:
Project Financial Analyst

GCOM Albany Office, 24 Madison Avenue Extension, Albany, NY

Scheduled Work Hours:
Full Time - TBD

Service Scope:
The PMO Analyst will be responsible for tracking and collating key project data including budget, spend, staffing, and status. General knowledge of the Project Management management life-cycle, specifically in a software development environment is important.

The PMO Analyst will be required to work very closely with senior IT leaders to identify metrics to be tracked, and work with Project Managers to track projects actual financial performance in comparison with financial expecatations set at project inception. The Analyst will also work with project sponsors to collate benefits achieved from completed projects, and develop strategies to ehance financial benefits. Driving a culture of transparency and accountability, as well as enabling information-based decision making in the management of technology investments, is a key aspect of the job.

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting high-level analysis of project revenues, subcontractor costs, project expenses and general overhead. with senior management to help make critical decisions and socialize new financial management procedures across he Project Management community. If you are highly detail-oriented and capable of analyzing data with creativity and innovation in mind, you might be perfect for this position. Candidates with knowledge of Percent-complete Project financials tracking are preferred.

• Gather and organize financial data from the Finance Departments and Project Managers
• Reconcile project performance metrics across corporate tracking systems for consistency
• Compile and analyze financial reports and find discrepancies that require senior management’s attention
• Prepare financial reports with reliable conclusions that management can use to implement more effective operational strategies
• Playing a key role with our PMO, vetting concepts from a financial perspective
• Produce business cases for the organization that help foster value based decision-making.
• Providing sufficient financial knowledge to our functions
• Building project financial dashboards, reports, and models from scratch to accommodate business needs
• Creating analytical and conceptual models to internal/external team to showcase and address the key financial issues and observations
• Collaborating with internal teams.
• Constantly iterating on forecast methods and business model concepts to ensure they can scale with growth
• Collaborate with Finance on month-end close to ensure accuracy and completeness of expenses, accruals and explanations of variances to plan.
• Manage daily financial inquiries, ad hoc reports, and collaborate with other teams on projects and modeling
• Build and nurture strong working relationships with all Project Managers
• Drive process improvements and participate in reporting enhancements with a mindset of continuous improvement.
• Work collaboratively with PMO team to support timely and accurate reporting for Project deliverables.
• Track project task progress and assist with compiling and reporting actual vs. planned financials.
• Support project review, internal and external audit requests with accurate financial data and value added financial analysis.

Mandatory Skills:
• 4+ years experience working with finance and/or accounting functions
• Experience working with finances for project-based work
• Experience working for an software development company
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (MBA preferred)
• Proven track record of working with large groups or teams to implement changes resulting from financial analysis

Desired Skills:
• Experience with at least one company that has revenue in excess of $100 million
• Prior experience working on a multi-year Software Development project

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