IT Financial Controller

Insight Global
31 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract type
Full time
An employer in the Orlando, FL area is looking for a Project Controller.

  • Lead junior project controllers with department deliverables
  • Consolidate project financial information into programs, departments and technology organization
  • Identify trends and opportunities
  • Oversee finance and budget for the IT department
  • Prepare reporting and financial analysis for IT management including explanations of variances to forecast, plan, and prior periods and other ad hoc analysis, as requested
  • Prepare and present timely periodic financial statements summarizing departments financial status
  • Track and manage resources and costs in the capital and expense budget and forecasts for assigned areas, including both operational and project spend
  • Consolidate financials for IT organization, providing monthly updates to IT management
  • Review invoice coding and validate against budgets and forecasts
  • Utilize financial systems and PPM tool to research and reconcile financial and resource allocation discrepancies
  • Track risk and opportunities and communicate updates to management
  • Prepares and provides departmental budgets and forecasts
  • Maintains budget tracking tools and monitors budget expenditures
  • Manages fee structures
  • Forecasts potential gains and losses; periodically updates and evaluates forecast accuracy throughout the year
? Tracks invoices and billings
  • Opens purchase requisition as requested by project team
  • Tracks purchase orders
  • Receives invoices, ensuring compliance with finance policy
  • Liaises with Accounts Payable and vendors to rectify payment issues
? Provides mentoring to fellow IT Department Controllers, as well as expertise and guidance
  • Provides expertise and advises colleagues
  • Mentors and coaches team members, seeking to share and leverage best practices
  • Serves as a point of escalation when appropriate
SAP experience, expert level
Excel experience, expert level: filtering, pivot tables, visual basic programming would be great, able to take data of 100,000 rows/columns and extract data the project team needs
Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent
Experience managing minimum budget of $20M+ in complex IT organization
Experience with month end, software expenses, budgeting, project financials, forecasting
Understanding of accounting concepts that include capitalization, depreciation, amortization, and useful life, accruals, and/or reversing entries

Clarity A PM tool/software
Experience managing IT projects
Master in Technical, Management or Economics fields