IBM EVM/Scheduler/Financial Specialist in GERMANTOWN, Maryland

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We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society and even the workplace—by creating professions that didn’t exist before the emergence of data, cloud, social and mobile. IBM Global Business Services is a leader in this transformation and just the place to define and develop your consulting career. At IBM, you’ll work to solve some of society’s most complex problems and uncover what’s possible as you help our global clients succeed. Join us and discover what you can make of this moment.What will you make with IBM? you want to help organizations manage billions of dollars? Do you want to work with the coolest apps from Apple, world class ERPs and risk management solutions? Are you looking for global opportunities? Now that we've got your attention, if you answered yes to any of these questions and like working with numbers, want to make the government more efficient, want to help transform the way financial managers and decision makers do their jobs, or like the challenge of finding a needle in a hay stack, then the IBM Global Business Services Finance, Risk and Fraud Public Sector Team wants to talk to you!As a Financial Transformation Consultant at IBM, you'll team with some of the best minds in the industry to create innovative high quality solutions focused on clients' business needs. You'll do this using your knowledge and expertise to design and model processes, develop solutions, and integrate them with applications.In this exciting role you will:

  • Support the Project Manager coordinating and managing the delivery of all financial deliverables for the MeF IS project.

  • Understand the IBM GBS Public Sector Earned Value Management System and Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) tool utilized for EVM reporting.

  • Create and maintain detailed Microsoft Excel spreadsheets containing staffing detail as input into MPM for the Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled (BCWS) and Estimate to Complete (ETC).

  • Generate monthly EVM reports to be sent to the IRS including development of draft variance explanations.

  • Assist with the development of the project's execution budget and annual Fall Plan. - Develop project monthly forecast working closely with PM/PE - Explain actual vs forecast variances.

  • Interface with the Project Financial Analyst and Industry Planner.

  • Develop and maintain financial work breakdown structure (i.e. project ID and work package structure)

  • Monitor project labor and expenses weekly

  • General weekly burn rate report

  • Generate Microsoft PowerPoint slides for weekly PMO status meeting to present actuals vs budget and forecast, and staffing needs

  • Project future funding needs.

  • Investigate labor and expense discrepancies

  • Maintain Work Authorization Tool (WAT) Work Authorizations and employee work package assignments.

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  • At least 5 years of experience as a Financial Analyst.

  • At least 5 years of experience with IMAPS/Cognos and the Work Authorization Tool

  • .At least 5 years of experience working with EVM.

  • Experience with pricing proposals and change requests through the IBM proposal process Strong project coordination and management skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment

  • Excellent facilitation skills

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet critical deadlines

  • Must be flexible in response to changing release dynamics MS Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word) .

  • At least 3 years of experience with Pivot Tables and graphing in Excel

  • At least 3 years of experience in MS Project and MS Access.

  • Financial Accounting Background

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