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Cost Project Manager

Kelly Services
Jefferson, WI 53549
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!


**Title:** Project Manager-Cost Control / Project Cost Controller


**Location:** Jefferson, WI


**Duration:** Long term


**Overview / Main Responsibilities**


+ Project Manager over Cost Controls, you will work closely with a Project Manager to ensure the proper budget controls are in place on a multi-million-dollar capital investment project at one of the manufacturing factories. This includes full life cycle support from project set up to project close out.

+ Project Cost Controller is responsible for tracking budget line items at the detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) level, monitoring actuals costs against the budget line items, and assisting with estimates to complete at the WBS level. This extends into forecasting cash flow by month based on the detail buildup of purchase order delivery schedules, labor resource plans, internal cross charges, etc.

+ Will work with the field team to validate construction percent completes through a physical review of the construction site.

+ Work closely with scheduling, to connect cost and schedule.

+ Support includes Earned Value Management (EVM), detailed invoice reviews (audits), and purchase order maintenance.

+ Ensuring that the project team is following Change Management procedures, and that the proper documentation is completed related to contract change orders.

+ Essentially the liaison between Engineering and Finance to develop and enforce project controls.


**Other Responsibilities**


+ Project set up in NIMT (Investment Management Tool): Review/audit projects prior to submittal, Drive to a standard WBS framework

+ Manage and maintain Excel based cost report tool (supplemental to NIMT): Detailed review of actuals, commitments, and to-go costs, Monthly cash flow forecast, Accruals and journal entries

+ Budget Adjustment Log compliance: Confirm that budget changes reconcile to SAP, NIMT, and cost reports

+ Compliance with general Project Management (PM) processes and procedures: Ensure teams are checking for Budget Assurance before submitting requisitions, Audit/oversight of all other NPE/company workflows and processes related to the project, Customer Application for Payment (CAP) sheet compliance

+ Project Auditing: Review accounting classifications including capital, special charges, factory expense, Audit Projects for compliance with NPE and company process/procedures/Ways of Working

+ Integrated Project Scheduling: Serve as the link between departments to ensure project tracking is setup correctly between project scheduling teams, cost pillars for EVM/QIS/burn rates


**Required Qualifications**


+ BS degree in an engineering field preferred

+ Minimum 5 years in the corresponding technical field, preferably in the food manufacturing or consumer goods industry.

+ Proven track record in delivering Engineering Projects with cross Functional teams.

+ SAP knowledge is a plus

+ Proficient in Microsoft Excel

+ Attention to detail and the ability to handle large volume of data

+ Ability to summarize financials for leadership


**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( taryn.carbone@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-08-20 Expires: 2021-09-20

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