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Contract Administrator
Ref No.: 17-17938
Location: San Ramon, California
Start Date: 07/12/2017
 Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications --------------------------- • High School Diploma or equivalent • Three years of finance/accounting, contract administration, construction or other related experience. • Considerable knowledge with basic accounting principles (i.e. journal entries, debits, credits, etc.) and accounting functions. Job cost and construction experience will be key for this position. Desired Qualifications --------------------------- • BS degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Construction Management, or equivalent work experience • Knowledge of contract cost booking tools, techniques and procedures including invoice matching, goods receipts, accruals, journal entries, change orders, …. • Understanding of construction terminology. • Strong time management skills. • Clear, concise and effective communication skills • Experience with SAP SRM • Strong computer skills using databases, and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). • Basic office management skills (phones, filing, use of office equipment etc ). • Ability to work independently and complete duties and projects with little direct supervision. • Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines. • Must have excellent organizational skills. 

Responsibilities: 
• Ensures accurate financial contract costs are accounted for in a timely manner. • Works with Project Managers, Sourcing, and suppliers to identify and manage contract issues; ensures all parties adhere to MSA and contract requirements and specifications, confirms the supplier delivered on contract commitments. • Leads and drives toward reduced payment cycle time, reduced missed early payment discounts, and drives down total blocked invoices. • Prepares and issues Notice to Proceed upon approvals of Contract Work Authorization (CWA), site-specific safety plan (SSSP), and Release to Construction (RTC) documents. • Performs contract closeout. Ensures accurate documentation is complete and transmitted. Processes final payments. Where applicable obtains, calculates, and supports alliance contract true-ups. • Monitors and manages retention releases. Ensures that release is consistent with terms and conditions of the contract. • Represents the Contract Management department at Line of Business partner meetings including work streams.