.Project Controls Specialist

Job Number:429
Position Title:Project Controls Specialist
External Description:
Responsibilities and Duties Include:
Responsible for project accounting & providing guidance and analytical assistance to the engineering department and plant management to assure expenditures are controlled within scope of distribution.
Project cost control ? use cost tracking tools (SAP) to track & compare project authorizations with project commitments & estimates. Advise respective project engineer and engineering management of cost trends and analysis. Work directly with project managers to provide financial reports and analysis of committed costs and expenditures as required. Verify all cost commitments are properly prepared and coded. Manage month end and year end closing activities and coordinate transfers/accruals with project accounting group. Review tax status of purchase orders on projects and take action to correct tax issues. Maintain administrative project cost control files. Verify all project commitments are complete for project closure.
Capital Planning ? Maintain the capital forecast database for major and minor projects. Ensure that responsible engineers are updating their projects correctly, completely, and on time. Confirm that monthly updates from SAP are correctly transferred to planning database(s). Prepare monthly SBE/SBU reports. Provide support to the site engineering leader on STRAP, AOP, and engineering cost center plans/budgets. Maintains historical capital expenditure information.
Procedures ? maintain project controls procedures at the local level and participate in updates at the SBU level. Drive project controls and ensures department's adherence to Advansix accounting policies and standards of internal control.
New Projects ? participates in the project planning process by helping to define project cost and work breakdown structures. Assign new project numbers, input into SAP and database(s), and ensure consistency with work breakdown structures and settlement rules.
Design and construction orders ? Verify orders are properly prepared and coded. Revise purchase orders per approved change notices from engineers. Post goods receipts per approved invoices. Close purchase orders.
Fixed Assets ? Coordinate changes to the plant Fixed Asset Register. Assure assets are properly identified, and capitalization of construction in progress (CIP) balances, including partial capitalization for eligible projects, is timely.
Metrics ? Coordinate data collection and reporting for monthly and quarterly department metrics.
Expediting ? Provides material expediting service, coordinating activity of engineering, construction, purchasing, and vendors.
BS degree engineering or financial related discipline, or no degree with 10+ years experience in project controls role in an industrial plant capital execution team.
Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience in control methods.
Understanding of engineering & construction cost control principles and accounting methods.
Conceptually understand project execution and the sequence of events necessary to complete a project.
Must have initiative, self-organization and ability to tactfully deal with peers and superiors.
Possesses strong financial and analytical skills, Microsoft office, excel, and SAP knowledge
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Ability to communicate to all organizational levels.
Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, handle multiple/varied assignments and to manage conflicting priorities.
Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize SAP/ERP, MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence, with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Manages by fact, able to work under pressure, committed to meeting project deadlines.
Location_formattedLocationShort:Hopewell, Virginia
Community / Marketing Title:.Project Controls Specialist
Company Profile:
Are you searching for a rewarding career with a great team of talented people who are leaders in their fields ? from research, engineering and agronomy to information technology, supply chain and marketing? Do you believe in driving results in friendly environment that is open to creative ideas and diverse perspectives?
If so, you've come to the right place: AdvanSix, a company that is built on a rich history of teamwork, innovation and customer focus, and that has a fun, entrepreneurial mindset. We are:
A leading manufacturer of nylon 6 resins and films, which are used to make products important to everyday life ? from automotive parts, carpeting, and food packaging to wire and cable, building materials and sports apparel
Fully integrated into many important building blocks of chemistry, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizer, and many other chemical intermediates used to make products that make our world go round
Respected by customers far and wide as trusted partner that can be counted on for quality products, sustainable solutions and reliable supply.
A career at AdvanSix means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
EEO Employer Verbiage:
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

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