Project Control Officer

Procom (Toronto ON, Canada) 27 days ago
Remote Friendly Other North America Contract
Project Control Officer On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Project Control Officer. Project Control Officer – Job Description Responsible for supporting the Delivery Team in the following: Maintain the project files; this pertains to project documentation, approvals, drawdowns, spreadsheets, meeting minutes, monthly status reports, third party contracts and other correspondence and documentation as appropriate. Maintain the budget; this includes auditing items to be delivered under projects, reviewing the weekly and monthly time tracking reports for anomalies, ensuring all invoices have been approved with the proper signoffs prior to payment and ensuring drawdowns are properly recorded and maintaining ongoing cost to complete forecasts. This includes full reconciliation of the project budget and completing investigations for differences as they occur. Act as the project secretariat; this includes preparing/distributing agendas, attending meetings, preparing/distributing clear and detailed minutes on a timely basis, recording, communicating, and following up on action items and maintaining project distribution lists. Support the Delivery Manager to ensure all appropriate areas are represented on the project team and to maintain momentum of the project against a background of constantly conflicting priorities. The individual is required to multitask on several projects at one time depending upon complexity and activities in progress. Formally document and cost project activities by using the Microsoft Project tool Definition of development activities at sufficient detail levels Project Control Officer – Mandatory Skills Ability to handle multiple projects of varying complexity in a team environment, as well as developing a thorough understanding of project management techniques Strong MS Excel skills required to manage, track and report the project budget Ability to develop and maintain an MS Project Schedule, including multiple files consolidation and reporting Familiarity with IT concepts, methodology and vocabulary. Business results orientation. Disciplined approach to accountabilities. Objective and open-minded approach. Negotiation skills to be effective with team members and management tin order to acquire and maintain project support Strong communicator both verbally and through written/pictorial reporting. Solid problem-solving skills and analytical skills to creatively develop unique solutions/approaches to resolve issues Perseverance, flexibility and efficiency to overcome challenges standing in the way of the successful completion of the project Once the project communication and reporting strategy has been agreed on the Project Control Officer operates independently day to day. Direction is received at the detail level and work results are reported on a regular basis. Where the incumbent views may differ from those of the Delivery Manager, the incumbent must be prepared to defend his/her views with these interested stakeholders, backing opinions with sound data and business acumen. 3 years of prior financial experience with Accounting Management Principles, Cost, forecast, reconciliation of actuals, Data entry within GL Excellent MS Excel skills proven ability to create Pivot tables Detail oriented Projects within IT space Previous Banking or FI PCO experience Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. Project Control Officer – Nice to Have Skills Any accounting certificate would be an asset but necessary Prosci certificate PMP designation is an asset Project Control Officer - Assignment Start Date ASAP – 6 months to start Project Control Officer - Assignment Location Toronto, ON – Work Remotely

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