Remote Global Technology Project Controller

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Category: Accounting and Finance
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 15094
Date Added: 01/26/2023

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Our Fortune 500 hospitality client is looking for an experienced Project Controller to oversee the financial transparency of their global initiatives in information security. This candidate will support the designing and implementing of financial reporting best practices with multiple teams and will work with operational stakeholders to provide oversight and transparency on the operational and financial health of these initiatives.

Our client prefers this candidate to be local to the Bethesda, MD area, but is open to remote profiles as well.

  • At least 5 years of financial management experience
  • Must have previous project controllership experience
  • Must have Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline
  • Knowledge of generally accepted finance and accounting policies, principles, and controls
  • Ability to leverage strong functional leadership and finance knowledge to influence strategy and decisions and motivate others to achieve common business goals
  • Experience in managing projects under tight deadlines (certification in IT Project Management, including ITIL and Agile development a plus)
  • Ability to orchestrate systemic change and remove barriers to accelerate the pace
  • Ability to create strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels and sell ideas persuasively
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information, reporting, and analyses related to the financial operation and management of large-scale information security initiatives and special projects
  • Maintain alignment of project costs with management agreements to provide an accurate and compliant allocation of cost and recovery with system-wide funds or participating portions of the business
  • Provide timely and accurate analyses of project and costs to support accounting procedures and to respond to inquiries from various stakeholders
  • Oversee accounting and forecasting for any project-specific debt and interest as well as the development of the cost distribution methodologies
  • Provide general ledger reports, queries, Mosaic project costs, and other data to successfully monitor and analyze overall project costs by utilizing their cost monitoring tools and reporting and forecasting process
  • Coordinate with other stakeholders in global finance to ensure that all program/project costs are accounted for in accordance with approved policy
  • Partner to provide the necessary internal financial reporting and variance analysis for all projects (detailed forecast of development costs, Cash Flow reporting, Balance Sheet Prepared by Client work papers (PBCs) and other audit-related schedules)
  • Partner with accounting team to provide necessary input, documentation and accounting support for any projects requiring system initiative (internally built software) capitalization & amortization
  • Prepare/present project financial updates as required for client’s financial reporting and planning processes