Sr. Project Controller

Post Date

Feb 13, 2024



ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 17, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Accounting / Finance

Req #


Pay Rate

$56 - $84 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

Day to Day:

A client of Insight Global's is looking for a Sr. Project Controller to manage, revise, and maintain status of the detailed project cost estimates/forecasts to include all phases of project execution through start-up activities to closeout. The position will be within the Gas & Utilities industry focusing on engineering and construction projects. The position requires the candidate to be on site in Atlanta 3 days per week, Tuesday through Thursday. This person should have advanced knowledge and experience with Excel and demonstrated experience in project controls management. Excel will be the primary tool used on a day-to-day basis. The duties of this role are as follows:

* Tracks and examines the project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts. It also includes forecast of budget and estimate, forecast to actuals, and contingency analysis.

* Participates in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management.

* Establishes a project work breakdown structure in line with industry best practices.

* Assists in analyzing project control requirements as part of the bid review process to ensure all cost control requirements are incorporated into all contracts and purchase orders.

* Interacts with other project groups in relation to cost codes, purchase order commitments, change orders and sales tax issues as required and to ensure all accounting and regulatory compliance issues or guidelines are implemented.

* Assists in creating detailed project budgets from estimates and in the development of cash flow projections.

* Works with senior project management staff in managing the overall project cost control efforts.

* Works with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution.

* Assists in early identification of long lead items, resource constraints, and required project start dates.

* Manages key project indicators and project commercial reports.

* Manages internal job costing in relation to the fee and services to be provided, resources required and all project reporting including job number, Project Status Report (PSR) and other company reporting policies.

Required Skills & Experience

* Advanced Excel knowledge

* 5+ years of experience in project controls

* Most recently a Sr Project Controls Specialist/Project Controller

* Proven experience work on large projects of +$10mm

* Strong knowledge of Change Order validation, negotiation, and processing

* Demonstrated ability to review project variances and analyze for root-cause/remediation

* Bachelor's degree required

* Ability to be on site in Midtown 3 days/week

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

* Experience working within utilities, oil & gas, or large scale construction.

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.