Position Description:

  • Monitor the overall integrity of the project budget and forecast in accordance with approved standard operating procedures
  • Provide quality assurance to College functional staff regarding all financial tracking and cost performance
  • Conduct cost variance analysis of reported data to identify trends and mitigate potential budget impacts
  • Review, analysis, and oversight of monthly cost reports and monthly progress reports
  • Evaluate contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget/timetable
  • Review the financial section of the Proposed Board Actions for accuracy
  • Review invoices for compliance and proper coding in accordance with encumbrances
  • Review task order requests, change orders, and amendments to ensure budget availability, accurate cost coding and reporting
  • Interact with various technical disciplines leads to understanding and communicate issues and conflicts that may impact the budget
  • Ensure implementation of BuildLACCD policies, procedures, and plans regarding cost management of capital projects with multiple funding sources
  • Provide interface support and respond to all College requests for all financial information
  • Serve as central receiving point for all financial matters for assigned College(s)
  • Travel to offsite project locations as required
  • Ability to present data to management in an organized manner
  • Exceptional communication skills required
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements and situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to perform in a business environment, maintaining professionalism in all communications and demeanor
  • Other job-related duties or projects as assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Project Controls Specialist II (Cost Analyst)
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in program and/or project controls on a construction program.
  • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related degree. Additional
    qualifying experience in excess of the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required
    education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Experience working through the entire project life cycle.
  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of cost/schedule management, earned value
    management, change management, forecasting, and risk assessment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel Skills, Proliance, Data-Warehouse or other
    systems used by a large capital program, and any educational facility experience.