Project Coordinator

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $24.50 - $26.50 per hour
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Project Coordinator

This Project Coordinator facilitates the execution of Power Utility engineering and construction projects by collaborating with the Project Manager and project team to drive financial success. This position coordinates both externally and with clients and internally with project management for providing solutions in execution of project and program needs. The position will focus on substation, transmission and distribution projects in the utility space. The ideal candidate has the ability to work independently, identify and resolve issues with limited guidance and have a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

??Support multiple project managers and project teams.
??Understand and work with accounting and financial tools, including software to support project setup, invoicing and forecasting and budgetary controls.
??Run project financial reports and identify areas of concern with the project manager.
??Provide follow up reports on ARs and unbilled issues as assigned.
??Verify accuracy and compliance with project requirements of bills/invoices, trip tickets and expense reports and process items in a timely manner.
??Develop new process to support continuous improvement of team and project operations.
??Maintain and manage project documentation and associated logs.
??Develop procedures pertaining to internal project requirements.
??Assist Project Manager in preparation of client contracts and sub-contracts.
??Facilitate the dissemination of information to vendors, suppliers, clients and project teams as part of the overall communications and project management process.
??Administer project financial closeout activities.
??All other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Position requires ability to work independently, demonstrating accuracy, reliability, organization and problem solving skills. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks. Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels within an organization.

Associate's Degree required, Bachelor???s degree preferred in a related field or a minimum of 10 years' of directly related experience. Degree should be in field of project accounting or finance. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirements. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint is required. Experience with project financial accounting. Experience with Ecosys accounting tools a plus.

If you are interested and meet the qualifications apply now! Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Recruiter: Michaela at

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