Company: Workrise
Skills: Financial Analyst, Budget / Cost Control, Cost Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Title: Senior Cost Analyst
Location: Duluth, MN - project field office
Type: W2 Contract (hourly rates + per diem + reimbursable pay)
Duration: 1 year+
Industry: Midstream - covering pipelines, stations, and some solar projects


Under the direction of the Facilities Supervisor Project Controls, this resource will provide analysis and support to the project team related to construction contract management, forecast and budget analysis, schedule review, reporting of incurred costs and earned value measurements using Project Controls Cost Management System (EcoSys). The focus of this position is Field-level controls to support construction.

Functions include:
• Analyze and maintain the project contract(s) forecast and control budget at the WBS level with primary responsibility for field-level controls.
• Provide the project team with accurate and timely field cost information and reporting.
• Ensure contract Controls requirements are received timely and reviewed for accuracy.
• Liaise with other field stakeholders to ensure engagement with the construction progress, changes, highlights and issues.
• Communicate at a high level with central controls team for the project.
• Perform earned value measurements for the managed contracts per the PMO standards.
• LEMS entry, analysis and reconciliation.
• Vendor invoice reconciliation to LEM's as assigned.
• Participate in update meetings in the field related to cost, schedule and progress.
• Review contractor-provided and P6 Master Schedules to ensure they are representative of the completed and planned work plans.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• University degree or related construction or operational training and/or experience.
• Proficient in the use of PCMS system and MS office suite, to include proficiency in Excel.
• Ability to read and interpret work schedules.
• Demonstrated professional engagement at a high level with work group, stakeholders, and contractors in a team setting.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Detail oriented and understands the importance of data reconciliation.
• Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload, bring issues forward and develop working relationships at all levels of the organization.
• Typically requires 7+ years of experience

• Under the guidance of the Supervisor Project Controls, the incumbent will analyze and maintain cost related activities described under the Specific Accountabilities using the Project Controls Management System.
• This role is guided by standardized practices, existing processes, and general work assignment.
• Decision making follows established, written guidelines and/or the incumbent has immediate access to guidance or supervision by more senior Financial Controls professionals, including the Supervisor Project Controls.

Working Conditions:
• Field office work at desk. Use of computer and phone and personal interaction in a busy, noisy environment.
• Position work week is planned as 6 days per week, with occasional Sunday work as required to achieve objectives.
• Walk jobsite utilizing required PPE.
• Exposure to noise, moving equipment and uneven surfaces.
• Facilitate weekly progress meetings with contractor rep. and Construction Manager or Chief Inspector.