Project ControllerProject Controller, Seattle, Washington, United States

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Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of nearly 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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Brief Team and Position Summary:

Tasks May Include: (Essential roles, responsibilities and activities a candidate may expect)

DNV GL is seeking a Project Controller for our Advisory Americas operations. The Project Controller is responsible for preparing client invoices with project managers while ensuring compliance with the contracts and financial requirement conditions. This position proactively works closely with project managers and is responsible for the financial oversight of assigned projects from inception to closure. Duties include activating projects, ensuring that project revenue is properly recognized, billings are paid timely, and receivables are properly stated.

  • Create and issue invoices to customers
  • Activate and set up projects in accounting database in accordance with client billing requirements
  • Ensure that processes and procedures for contracts are followed; signed proposals are received; change orders are documented and signed
  • Close projects in a timely manner
  • Update accounting system with respect to contract fee maximums and change orders
  • Responsible for the financial verification of projects
  • Produce month end reports and analysis
  • Track, compile, and produce financial data and reports for the review and assessment by project managers
  • Participate in month end process, which evaluates and reports business activities
  • Track, compile, and calculate billing charges and material costs
  • Review WIP with project managers and get approval for invoicing
  • Compile data and reports for project managers
  • Interact with clients regarding invoice questions and/or concerns
  • May provide backup to other departments such as Collections, A/P, etc.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned
Position Qualifications

Requirements: (Mandatory qualifications for this position)

  • Some college coursework in Accounting/Finance or related discipline preferred
  • 3-5 years of project billing experience in a professional services firm (law, engineering or medical billing) required
  • Technical competencies
    • Experience using Oracle accounting software preferred
    • Proficiency in MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Behavioral competencies
    • Strong sense of urgency for deadlines
    • Able to learn new software and DNV GL practices
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Self-motivated
    • HSE mindset
    • Ability to guide and support less experienced staff
    • Both a team player, and able to work independently
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients
    • Ability to work effectively and professionally with diverse people - clients and co-workers.
    • Flexibility and adaptability - as issues and tasks may change quickly
  • Travel requirement (% of the year) No travel required
  • Physical abilities necessary to perform regular functions of the job:
    • Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., siting, standing and reaching.

Ability to perform consistent work on PC. Preferred Skills (Not Required): (what qualifications would be helpful?)

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNVGL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNVGL is an equal opportunity employer.EOE/M/F/H/V

Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

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Job Code
2016-7009
Employment Type
Full-Time
Job Location
Seattle, Washington, United States
Required Trades
Project Controls
Required Certifications
N/A
Job Posted Date
2016-03-13
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