Project Analyst Job Description

Project Analyst Job Description

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Project analyst provides desk side support on a variety of software products used at BlackRock, particularly Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office suite etc.

Project Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Experienced in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word)
Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner, mitigates team conflict and communication problems
Inspires team/coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence
Support 10-15 projects, mostly operational in nature
Create operations flowcharts using Microsoft Visio to map processes/data and insert control points where applicable
Act as a project liaison with other departments/lines of business
Compile and analyze information for assigned projects and make recommendations based on findings
Travel up to 30% of the time to Owensboro, KY
To manage process documentation of accounting and finance process
Acting as the main point of contact for cross-functional teams for projects from concept to completion

Project Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Project Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, ACP, CSM, DAWIA, PM, ITIL, II, III, FAA

Education for Project Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the project analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Education, Engineering, Computer Science, Business/Administration, Technical, Project Management, Management

Skills for Project Analyst

Desired skills for project analyst include:

Project management
Functional area
Assigned business line
Healthcare delivery
Excel
Microsoft Office Suite
PowerPoint
Spreadsheet and database software
Microsoft Office
Word

Desired experience for project analyst includes:

Client-focused attitude, excellent communication skills in order to effectively interact with business partners and senior management
Provide administrative support to the project, including project documentation, tracking, reporting, follow-up with relevant stakeholders if required
Maintain project processes, organization charts, vacation schedules, and project SharePoint
Coordinate activities to enable Technology Project Manager to complete vendor, resource management, work packages, plans, and schedules
Support a portfolio of projects by helping monitor project scope, milestones, dependencies, costs and benefits through the entire lifecycle
Supports the communication and uptake of risk and issue mitigation and escalation strategies with projects

Project Analyst Examples

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Project Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a project analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for project analyst
  • Project Planning – Maintain project milestone plans, project critical path and detailed project plan, issue and risk tracking methodology and team communication protocols
  • Project Monitoring and Control –update project plans regularly to reflect the latest project progress and status
  • Initiate and oversee project teams and communicate deliverables to meet and exceed client expectations within the expected timeline, such as the new/existing client installation process
  • Responsible to ensure all contract requirements are implemented for our Strategic Account Clients support the audit process for contract compliance
  • Track and monitor issues
  • Identify appropriate resources needed for a project team, develop schedules to ensure timely completion of project , coordinate activities of a project team, and monitor/track project outcomes
  • In a partnership role, provide input into defining requirements and determine feasibility based on objectives provided by Product Management
  • Regularly facilitate status and milestone meetings with cross functional groups
  • Use metrics and data to determine risk at the beginning of each project and assesses risk throughout to detect situations that may cause risk to the project and its completion and escalates these issues to more senior team members
  • Coordinates day-to-day learning management system operations and resolves operating problems and errors
Qualifications for project analyst
  • Solid verbal and oral communication skills
  • 4-5 years in coordination and administration functions within a project environment
  • University degree in Business, Technology or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Project software
  • Demonstrated experience in managing delivery with a technology scope
  • 4-5 years in coordination and administration functions
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a project analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project analyst
  • Prepare reports, dashboards and score cards
  • Data collection, verification of data integrity, analysis, editing, collaboration with data owners and formatting of project and resource data
  • Create presentations – both regularly scheduled and ad hoc as business needs arise
  • Work with PAB leadership to develop and maintain agenda for PAB, coordinate meetings, minutes/actions, and deliverables
  • Assist the PAB on recommended process improvements
  • Helping maintain program structure, , managing and executing the PP&C MOS and associated artifacts
  • Participate and facilitate Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Assist the project manager on all issues related to project economy
  • Review project invoices for approval in a timely manner
  • Work with Project/Facility Managers to ensure the timely close-out of projects
Qualifications for project analyst
  • Should have strong understanding of accounting and finance function
  • Working knowledge of PLM
  • Educated to University Degree level or Equivalent training in technology/project analysis
  • Experience in project analysis, technology analysis, or business analysis (2+ years)
  • Experience managing medium sized matrixed project teams (2+ years)
  • 3+ years of Project Analyst (Project Coordinator) experience
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of project analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for project analyst
  • Gathers information on project status, milestones, risks and issues and produces project reporting for project management office (PMO) and leadership
  • Provides ad hoc support to the project management office and program/project managers as needed
  • Gather and analyze information from internal and external sources and Prepare Monthly Project Reports, including summary of status, action items, financials
  • Gather and analyze information from internal and external sources and prepare periodic project reports including summary of status, action items, financials
  • Support Europe & CIS region with the required mobility compliance coordination and documentation
  • Design process maps to sustain standard operations for mobility compliance
  • Active communication with external providers on mobility compliance documentation requirements
  • Keep daily updates in Global Mobility tool with advisory and documentation for assignments
  • Ensure and provide necessary assignee and company documentation according to legal requirements
  • Track mobility compliance status for reporting purposes
Qualifications for project analyst
  • Experience delivering technology projects in a distributed environment
  • Experience tracking and reporting project financials including forecasts, estimates and actual spend
  • Ability to work independently and often autonomously in the management of projects, teams and operational disciplines
  • Develops strategic thinking/ planning in the execution of work plans
  • 5+ years directly related work experience in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong attention to details, facilitation skill
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of project analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project analyst
  • Assist project management executives in the implementation of and monitoring the adherence to project administrative practices and policies
  • Coordinates with members of the Product & Project Team and reviews project proposals to establish goals, time frames, limitations, and procedures for accomplishing the project
  • Serves as the GolfChannel.com Scrum Master and is an advocate for Scrum methodology
  • Communicates effective with both internal stakeholders and external 3rd parties
  • Analyzes, identifies and documents system deficiencies and stakeholder pain points, and recommends solutions
  • Facilitate software implementations and process change
  • Identify and verify functional and technical project requirements
  • Document process states, procedures, project discussions and timelines
  • Cost monitor
  • Contributes to development and completion of project deliverables, using reference documentation as required to conduct quality reviews
Qualifications for project analyst
  • Autonomous, demonstrates leadership and ability to take initiatives
  • A standard level to detail and a good analytical skills
  • Minimum 5 year work experiences as a Project Analyst
  • 3 to 5 years experience working with time entry & financial system modules such as Clarity & SAP
  • 3-5 years of internal system/internal end user support
  • 3-5 years of database system support & maintenance
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of project analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for project analyst
  • Creates and maintains project policies and directives within the project operations manual
  • Function as systems administrators of internet-based project tracking system, project websites and job cost accounting system
  • Respond to internal and external customer inquiries concerning performance reports and project tracking system data
  • Provide internal and external customer training on PM application
  • Serve as project team liaison to I/T Coordinator on tracking desktop hardware and software issues
  • Train new administrative assistants and temporary employees on project policies and administration
  • Prepare routine and special client reports as required
  • Serves as a liaison for Division leadership team by coordinating activities, assignments, and projects with a variety of contact persons
  • Plans, executes, and monitors progress, coordinates meetings and setup, for the various projects assigned
  • Maintains database files and confidential information for the department
Qualifications for project analyst
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Power Point, and MS Project
  • 2 or more years experience working with SharePoint
  • Expert knowledge level of Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of other MS Office products as needed to design documentation for end users
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Ability to deliver strategic process recommendation to coordinate and facilitate between multiple functional areas in an effort to drive process
  • Ability to grasp business concepts quickly and drive efforts to improve operational efficiencies

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