Project Coordinator

Advantage Tech is looking for a Back Office Project Coordinator for our Kansas City, MO Client. The successful candidate will be someone who has experience assisting a Program/Project manager in managing a large program or a Project Manager who has been exposed heavily to the IT financials for a large Program/Project. The main need is to help manage Financials and Resource Booking in Clarity. This position reports to the PTC Director, Application Development.

Position Requirements:

• 3-5 years of managing a Project/Program in an administrative/support role with proven experience working with financial practices understanding Accruals, Operating and Capital Forecasting and Resource allocation

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information System or equivalent

• Proficiency in English Preferred Experience Information:

• Previous work on a Large, Integrated Program

• Understanding of KCS or other Railroad Operational Processes as it relates to Locomotive, Signal and Communication processes. Required Skills:

• Accuracy with financial data a must

• Advanced skills in standard desktop tools including Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word)

• Experience using ticketing system such as Service Now, Remedy, Service Desk and Project Management tools such as Clarity

• Ability to handle multiple priorities, professionally manage time while meeting deadlines in a fast paced, high volume environment

• Concise and effective written and verbal communication skills

• Working knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle.

Job Duties:

• Prepare monthly Capital Expense Forecast from historical data and provided input, capture and maintain details, present and seek approval

• Prepare quarterly Operating Expense Forecast from historical data and provided input, capture and maintain details, present and seek approval

• Prepare and Update financial model to enable fiscal year planning

• Maintain resource allocation for multiple projects in a Program and update into Clarity and Cost Tracker

• Maintain Program Plan as required

• Maintain and Update Cost Model Template, requiring enhanced Excel skills

• Prepare monthly Accruals accurately

• Working with various teams and vendors to gather input for Financial Process

• Provide administration support for facility as needed (floor plan, vending, supplies, contact lists, vacation calendars, etc)

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

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