AAR CORP Costpoint Project Manager in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: Costpoint Project Manager

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 8308

SUMMARY

Lead role for translation of contractual requirements into the Costpoint ERP system. Works closely with all functions, especially Contracts, Accounting and Program Office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as a Project Lead for converting contractual requirements for accumulating costs, financial requirements for cost and revenue recognition into an efficient project setup.

  • Provides both analytical and functional support to the user base and regularly teams within the Controller, Contracts and IT organizations to troubleshoot operational issues.

  • Responsible for project setup process.

  • Coordinates with Project Admins and Program Analysts for administration of Project Workforce.

  • Works closely with Contracts to administer the Contract Closeout process.

  • Leads system and process improvements in accounting with IT System Administrator.

  • Collaborates with finance staff and other departments on special projects.

  • Identifies potential problems or areas for improvement and provides solutions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  • Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  • Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  • Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  • Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  • Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  • Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  • Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  • Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  • Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  • Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  • Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  • Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in an ERP financial system.

PREFERRED

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Information Systems

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Minimum for (4) years of experience as a user in Deltek Costpoint plus ten (10) or more years in a financial or technical position.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail in any role.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. In addition, this position requires the use of a computer, intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday. Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran