Project Controls Analyst - JOB ID 685

WestCorp Solutions is searching for a Project Controls Analyst to support our Client in Calgary, AB. This position will report directly to the Project Controls Lead and will provide support for all phases of the project lifecycle including, but not limited to, project set-up, estimating, funding, performance analysis & close-out. The Analyst will be a key member of the integrated project team whose primary objective will be to constructively influence the schedule and cost outcomes for the projects on which they are working. The successful candidate will meet the below requirements:

Key Accountabilities:
Build and maintain the project work breakdown structures for both financial and management WBS
Create notifications and work orders to capture indirect costs ensuring appropriate WBS structures are applied
Build purchase requests with required backup, vendor quotes, and in alignment with supply chain management standards
Assist stakeholders in the building and analysis of base cost estimates
Assist in the building of forecast and dashboard files for weekly event reporting
Assist in the building of the Power BI dashboard for productivity and other trend reporting for an event
Work with vendors and other stakeholders (MSS, NDE, etc.) to build weekly cost reports by scope of work
Review cost reports each week for accuracy and trends
Run work order checks (spend %, settlement, WBS)
Run PO Spend Checks
Update overspent purchase requisitions with appropriate backup to ensure commitments to vendors is accurate
Adhoc request (daily burn rates, head counts etc.)
Adhoc request (daily burn rates, head counts etc.)
Review trends in Power BI and apply trends to weekly forecast
Review trends in other tools to update forecast (i.e.: force reports, camp forecast tool, etc.)
Create and run a weekly forecast for assigned elements (scaffolding, GC, I&L, etc.)
Send Variance explanations from last forecast to Event Lead
Prepare and submit month end journal entries with appropriate back up to align with finance standards and timelines
Prepare and submit accruals each month for open projects
Enter forecast in SAP for each month end
Manage project close-out deliverables
True up to PO QTY./$ vs billed
Send weekly close out report to track progress
Work directly with SCM to close POs
Close event work orders
Close WBS
Benchmark event for both Turnaround benchmarking companies – Solomon & APN

Minimum Requirements:
A related post-secondary degree, diploma, or certificate
Excellent computer skills, particularly in knowledge of Microsoft Office® (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint), SAP, Power BI and Business intelligence
Four (4) years of related industry experience

Skills & Knowledge:
Intermediate SAP skills and SAP visualization
Intermediate ability to manipulate large amounts of data and perform complex functions within Access or Excel
Intermediate Proficiency in computer skills including, but not limited to, PowerPoint, Word and Business intelligence
Experience with project management and construction based metrics (productivity, performance measurement, progress tracking, etc.) and their software systems
Demonstrated conceptual, analytical, and problem solving skills
Intermediate knowledge of work orders, planning, estimating cost
Ability to read, understand and extract relevant information from a schedule report including but not limited to earned hours, remaining hours, schedule performance
Strong communication skills
Confidence communication with different stakeholders both verbally and through email
Ability to adapt to change
Strong time management skills; Ability to meet tight deadlines
Ability to collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project controls information to the PC lead and other stakeholders
Always using a questioning attitude, assessing possible risks and different scenarios
Continuous improvement mindset with strong analytical and decision-making capacity
Ability to manage up and across different departments

If selected for onboarding, you may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with job site policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted at this time!

WestCorp Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.