WSRI Project Controller
Position Information (Default Section)
|Faculty Rank or Job Title||WSRI Project Controller|
|Job Category:||Administrative (exempt/non-exempt)|
|Department||Wright State Research Institute|
|Equity & Inclusion No.:||17P056|
|Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate||$65,000|
|Salary Band:||UC S06|
|Job Summary/Basic Function:||
The Project Controller (PC) will provide financial planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting of a portfolio of programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination, development, and presentation of the project’s financial status to both internal and external customers. The PC will assist Finance in preparing subcontractor accruals and revenue projections for organizational planning and analysis. Significant interface will be required with the project managers, contract management staff, project accountants, senior technical personnel, project control lead, as well as other functional organizations. The candidate will assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of a resource-loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and sub-project schedules. These schedules will be used internally to manage resources as well as for external reporting to customers. The PC may support earned value management systems (EVMS) requirements to include integrating EVMS formats in the integrated master schedule (IMS) to include entering EV % completes. In all aspects this position should strive to promote transparent and ethical service with the department, to the university as a whole, and the local community.
- Bachelor’s degree Business Administration, Program Management, Accounting or an appropriate related discipline.
- 7 years related experience.
- Proficient with standard tools for project control, such as Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Project, SCT Banner, Deltek Costpoint, Cognos, etc.
- Ability to work across organizations and functional areas. Positive attitude and team focus. Excellent interpersonal and verbal /communication skills.
- Experience and strong ability to complete difficult and complex assignments.
- Basic understanding of multiple contract types: FFP, FPLOE, T&M, CPAF, CPFF, and hybrid contracts.
- Full understanding of basic fundamentals and systems and ability to select appropriate course of action in moderate to moderately complex circumstances.
- Ability to collect, organize, and interpret data, Statistics, Algebra, and Accounting/Finance data.
- Demonstrated experience managing an IMS including working with, mentoring and coordinating efforts of technical leads.
- Ability and commitment to obtain PMP certification within 12 months of hire.
- experience working with schedules and preferably Resource Loaded Networks (RLNs).
- extremely proficient in MS Project Professional, MS Project Server, MS Excel and/or other similar desktop tools that provide capabilities to collect and analyze schedule information.
|Essential Functions and percent of time:||
80% – Project Control
10% – Pricing
10% – Other
• Routinely works on assigned complex projects of a financial nature. Submits project findings and results to supervisor; recommends options/alternatives to be used in key decision making.
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|Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:|
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|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|First Consideration Date:|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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