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Project Analyst

Apex Systems

This is a Full-time position in Austin, TX posted April 7, 2021.

If interested in this opportunity please email Thanks! 1+ year contract to hire Location (Remote during COVID) South Austin TX Must Haves Some type of project scheduling software experience with a fundamental understanding of project scheduling (MS Project or Primavera 6 preferred) We are needing someone that understands Excel (manipulation of data in Excel – Pivot Tables for example), project financials, and is a self-starter. Good attention to detail with a focus on the fundamentals. Will work on substation, transmission and telecom projects. Create purchase requisitions, etc. Financials experience a plus Peoplesoft or similar software experience a plus General Overview Performs project support services for one or more project managers and for the overall project services function. Learns and uses established procedures and practices to develop project support skills primarily in the areas of financial analysis and variance reporting, program utilization, closeout, account management, schedule development and management, customer contracts, documentation, financial reporting and analysis, budget and cost management, and system support. Performs a wide range of day to day project activities using established procedures and practices. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager andor more experienced colleagues. Provides support to project managers for project control functions such as developing project plans, monitoring and communicating project costs and accounting, preparing progress reports, coordinating contract documents and payments, and setting up and maintaining project documents. Works with the project manager to track progress and maintain and update project schedules. Provides support throughout the project lifecycle including initiation, planning, execution, control and closeout. Identifies, researches and documents variances or discrepancies and monitors and communicates project status and information to project managers and work package managers. Sets up and maintains files in accordance with recordkeeping and records retention and documentation guidelines. Coordinates the closing of project accounting structure and records retention once projects are complete. Develops knowledge of standard project management tools and software, including but not limited to the development and on going maintenance of project schedules, cost loading, and resources loading. Supports the team to ensure adequate quality control measures are in place to support project goals. Works with the project stakeholders to capture and document the business requirements and desired end state for the project. Communicates with project managers, stakeholders, and management and provides accurate and timely dissemination of information. Develops and maintains a comprehensive understanding of project control policies, programs, and procedures. Actively supports departmental continuous improvement and may be called upon to provide input into the development of new project delivery practices that improve overall productivity of staff and project managers or that address management problems. Provides a high level of customer service and fosters team building. Builds strong relationships with peers, stakeholders and management. Represents Project Services positively and with professionalism. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related instruction and to perform any other job related duties requested by supervisor or management. Minimum Qualifications Four or more years of experience in project controls, project management, accounting, business analytics, data analysis, budget analysis or administrative support. A degree(s) in project management, business, accounting, finance, economics, engineering, construction management, math, science, computer science, information technology or relevant field may be substituted per client guidelines for certain years of experience. EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or

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