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IT Project Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00018
Location: Corning, New York
Position Type:Contract
Element Consulting Group has an immediate need for a Finance Project Administrator to join our Client's team. This position will be at our Client's site located in Painted Post, NY.

Manager Must Haves: 2 yr degree and a strong finance background required and previous project support a plus.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Project Financial Tracking and Management:
  • Creation of a tracker that supports detailed project financial tracking and management. This includes using a recommended financial tracker that provides a detailed view to the project budget, forecasted spend, committed and legally obligated dollars, forecast-to-end projection and variance through project closure.
  • Working with Service Management to support financial requirements for ITSD Enterprise projects (accruals, notification of purchases on local out-of-region ARs for Product Coding, etc.)
  • Gathering information, providing analysis, and/or generating reports on spending for project and program managers. This may include detail reporting on purchase orders management.
  • Preparing for project closeout:
  • Validating final monthly charges have posted
  • Validating ChangePoint entries for internal resourcing have posted and locking project
  • Zeroing out all purchase orders
  • Capitalizing Assets
  • Closing the AR
  • Assisting with Asset Management at the direction of the Project Manager

Project Management Assistance:
  • Creating project charters under the guidance of the Project Manager or Program Lead.
  • Creating ARs under the guidance of the Project Manager or Program Lead
  • Entering ChangePoint project allocations for technical resourcing.
  • Developing internal project communication under the guidance of the project manager or program lead.
Administrative Tasks:
  • Maintaining the project repository.
  • Scheduling meetings, handling logistics, and note taking.
  • Creation of project communications including status reports, presentations, meeting minutes based on information provided by Project Managers or Program Lead.
  • Arranging logistics for meetings, training, etc.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior):

  • Learning Agility
  • Learns quickly; Adjusts to Change
  • Enjoys challenges of a new problem or situation
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills

Peer Relationships & Collaboration
  • Is a team player; Collaborates well with all project team members
  • Gains trust and support of peers
  • Can work independently with little supervision

Integrity & Trust
  • Keeps Confidences
  • Models Corning’s Values and Code of Conduct
  • Confronts unethical situations

  • Associate’s Degree (required)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Previous experience working in a corporate environment
  • Ability to manage own workload and set priorities with little supervision
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time effectively and handle tight deadlines
  • Ability to function effectively in stressful situations / circumstances

  • Strong financial background
  • Advanced computer skills – Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Project / Visio to support:
  • Coordination of project plan(s)
  • Monitoring and reporting of project statuses and project communication
  • Updating of work plans
  • Able to work in a close team environment as a strong team player.
  • Capable to work for multiple project leaders / multiple projects.
  • Maintains quality, timeliness and results; Meets customer and PMO expectations.

Candidates authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply; Element Consulting Group is not sponsoring or transferring work visas at this time. Due to client requirements, we are not able to work with third party employers on this opportunity.

Element Consulting Group offers an attractive benefits package including medical, life, dental & vision insurance, health saving account, 401(k) with match and more!