Project Controller Burnaby, BC
Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Project Controller works with a cross-section of technical area leads to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of project execution.
The Project Controller is responsible for reporting project costs, reporting and explaining variances, detecting trends and scope changes, helping to achieve appropriate project resource allocation, and providing useful data to Project Management to allow for timely decision making in the execution of work, and to correct counter-productive trending where possible.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures for cost, schedule and scope control change management and earned value methodology.
Participates in the development of the work breakdown structure
Provides supervision for the production of cost reports detailing budgets, approved changes, commitments and forecasts from available information and historical trends.
Prepares and processes input to the cost control system for all project controls reports.
Reviews project invoices for alignment with contracts and budget allocations prior to submitting for payment.
Qualifications and Attributes :
Post Secondary (degree or diploma) in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or technical discipline. Formal education in Project Management and / or Project Costing and / or Scheduling would be an asset.
5 -9 years experience in a role, preferably in an engineering field.
Advanced Microsoft Office (MS Excel) skills along with experience in
Experience with Primavera required.
Experience with Prism (or similar Cost Management Tool) an asset
Demonstrated analytical ability.
Experience with summarizing results and producing management reports.
Demonstrated ability to identify problems and develop creative solutions.
Experience with maintaining project plans and schedules
Experience in a client service environment.
Strong professional, oral and written communication skills.Ideally has had experience with resource negotiation and championing new ideas or processes.
Able to work effectively both as a member of a team and independently.Demonstrates initiative and brings forward ideas which support team objectives.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments.
Prior experience with multi-year projects (3-5 years) and worth $5-$20 million dollars preferred
Be trusted to handle confident and sensitive information.
This position will be based in Burnaby, BC.
UPI Canadian Operations (The Company) is committed to the health and safety of all personnel working with or on behalf of the Company, as well as the protection of the health, safety and environment of people and communities involved with or impacted by its activities.
All UPI personnel shall adhere to and participate in the health and safety policies and procedures to help UPI achieve Zero Accidents.
Only those considered for interview will be subsequently contacted.
Please note that only those applicants eligible to live and work in Canada will be considered at this time.