Analyst

  • location: Joplin, MO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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job description

Analyst

Contract position: Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Project Cost Analyst with 3-7 years of cost analysis & cost engineering experience. The ideal candidate has experience supporting transmission line or substation EPC projects. This is a long term contract opportunity in Joplin, MO.

Responsibilities for the Analyst
  • Main responsibility will be to develop, implement, and maintain external and internal cost reports, cash flows and forecasts in support of engineering & construction projects
  • Analyze data; review logs; and run reports in Oracle Primavera Unifier software and/or the Oracle Financials MIS/PPS Accounting software
  • You will be dealing with large data sets, so you need to be able to analyze and manipulate these data sets with MS Excel
  • Set up Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) for tracking detailed breakdown of purchase orders or subcontracts
  • Create various cost reports and determine appropriate reporting format
  • Create & customize forecast templates for each project in order to track actuals and cash flow
  • Attend weekly project schedule update meetings with the project team
  • Prepare and analyze forecast variance reports
  • Coordinate with construction groups and provide schedule reports to track staffing assignments
  • Coordinate with project managers to assemble vendor accruals and prepare monthly financial forecast updates
Requirements for the Analyst

  • 3-7 years experience as a Project Cost Analyst supporting heavy industrial EPC projects
  • The ideal candidate has experience supporting utility transmission & distribution line projects or similar linear construction projects (oil & gas pipeline, transportation, etc..)
  • BS degree in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related field is a preferred
  • You need experience developing budgets & cash flows for projects as well as developing project forecast costs
  • You need to be very an 'advanced user' with MS Excel (pivot tables, macros, vlookups, etc...)
  • Any experience with Oracle SAP would be a PLUS
Benefits

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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