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Financial Controls Analyst I


White Plains, NY, US


The Financial Controls Analyst provides support in the areas of cost accounting, financial analyses and reporting, and internal controls as it relates to activities in Energy Services and Technology Business Unit. #LI-VB1


  • Administrative support of a financial nature for assigned staff and associated  projects – New York City, MTA/NYCT, Port Authority, and Westchester County (50 to 100 projects).
  • Prepare all construction contract awards, initial dollar commitment and change order requisitions in SAP including implementation contractors, subcontractors, air monitoring and design and controlled inspection vendors.
  • Review all project invoices and approvals in Process Director to ensure correct SAP purchase order number, account assignment, dollar value, approval  levels, verify available funding, and backup documentation.
  • Coordinate project reconciliation process with Engineers based on construction completion milestones.  Analyze and identify variances between SAP and Engineers final scope of work for material, labor, fees, abatement and other associated costs.
  • Prepare financial closeout of project in SAP including closeout of all contract dollar commitments, verification of 100% billing for project cost recovery, preparation of all accounting journal entries to reconcile SAP costs and final closeout memo.
  • Update project closeout and reconciliation data into EE Department Project Management database (Primavera).

Support Engineering Audit process for NYC and other City Agencies

  • Review engineering audit targets to ensure timely reconciliation and final billing.
  • Track fixed Interest During Construction IDC projects for milestone billing.
  • Coordinate with Engineers timely Engineering Audit Office (EAO) deduction responses.
  • Prepare EAO packages for submittal to Customer including SAP cost summaries, and invoices related material and labor, contractor fees and  hazardous waste removal activity.

Support  IC Assignment Committee

  • Prepare and enter summary of contracts, meeting minutes and document approval dates and comments into Primavera.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills are required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required to effectively communicate with customers as well as program staff and management.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and is required.
  • Strong knowledge of SAP is preferred.
  • Proficient in Cost Accounting and/or Accounting methods and theory.
  • Familiarity with Primavera is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to interface with various internal departments, specifically Procurement.
  • General understanding of fee schedules.
  • General understanding of contract terms and conditions is preferred.
  • Ability to provide support on statewide initiatives is required.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in, Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience in an administrative or an analytical role.

Physical Requirements

Limited travel (about 10%) required primarily to our generating facilities.


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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
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