Projects Analyst Job Description

Projects Analyst Job Description

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Projects analyst provides expert advice and support to faculty and staff with sponsored contract and grant issues, interpreting federal, state, sponsor and university regulations, policies and procedures.

Projects Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interpreting data
Offering business solutions
Migrating of data
Strong Business case review is essential for this role
Budget and forecast review and development
To plan, implement and improve processes within condensed timeframes and in challenging environment
Potentially responsible for line management of between 4 and 8 direct reports
Accountable for the delivery of process work stream deliverables within the project plan and costs
Manage the project progression on a day to day basis and accommodate for any mitigating issues/risks
Audit vendor invoices for accuracy

Projects Analyst Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Projects Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, BA, ISEB, CBAP, ITIL, MBA, CPA, IIBA, CSM, SAS

Education for Projects Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Projects Analyst

Desired skills for projects analyst include:

State
Local
Grant funding policies
Microsoft Office
Regulations and procedures
2 CFR 200
Federal
Pre-award standards and expectations that reflect excellence and best practices related to sponsored projects
Proficiency in Excel
Visio

Desired experience for projects analyst includes:

Financial accounting/reporting related experience a plus
Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Access, Excel, ) to perform reporting and data analysis
Ability to work independently, manage priorities, and multi-task
Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills, which is necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals, departments and organizations, including senior management
3+ years of working knowledge and experience of project lifecycle
Initial 6 Month Contract

Projects Analyst Examples

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Projects Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of projects analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for projects analyst
  • Scan and upload project documents into Sharepoint
  • Update project actuals tracking spreadsheets
  • Help onboard and coordinate incoming co-op students
  • Ad hoc financial spreadsheets and analysis
  • Depending on project and operational issues, the student will at times be asked to help across various DSS teams
  • Work with business stakeholders and Project Managers to define and deliver business solutions
  • Understand, interpret and document project scope, objectives, benefits and risks
  • Elicit, define, analyse and clearly document business processes, business and functional requirements
  • Identify, analyse, manage and escalate issues and risks
  • Provide leadership to a team of business analysts in terms of the best practice methodologies – this would cover best practice processes and tools
Qualifications for projects analyst
  • Develop and implement various control procedures and edit checks to ensure the integrity of reported financial results, as needed
  • Strong customer focus and a service-oriented culture
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities for improvement within the department and taking ownership of actions
  • Negotiation and influencing skills utilising a consultative approach
  • Self-starter who is capable of adjusting behaviour in different scenarios and is capable of managing own time
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise work to meet timeframes
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Projects Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a projects analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for projects analyst
  • Completes complex reporting and analyses
  • Leads front office-focused projects, such as process improvement efforts or strategic initiatives
  • Supports governance, compliance, and control activities on behalf of the Investment Management department
  • Coordinates front office activities relating to client-onboarding and new product launches
  • Represents Investment Management teams on broader organizational projects
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key teams and contacts within the AEGON Asset Management organization
  • Month-end close requirements, including preparing monthly project status and accrual reports, prepare and post payroll allocations and charge-outs and coordinate contract and purchase order receipts/accruals
  • Review, audit and approve invoices/payment applications related to project
  • Running Working shops with senior stakeholders
  • Data gathering and processing and support Project Managers and Head of Regulatory Projects for the delivery of regulatory projects
Qualifications for projects analyst
  • Experience conducting workshops for requirements gathering including working with vendors and customers
  • Experience working with technical experts business stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of Use Case methods
  • Top Team requirement management tool desirable
  • IIBA accreditation is desirable
  • A proven Lean (or Six Sigma) engineer (green belt as a minimum)
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Projects Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of projects 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 projects analyst
  • Supporting various stakeholders and engaging E&C IST leadership, Legal, IST front office management, IT&S, Operational Excellence and other functions, on various projects
  • Collaborating with Group E&C to deliver Group E&C initiatives (including Code of Conduct training roll-outs, attendance at ECL Network calls )
  • Support training efforts for process and reporting changes related to projects
  • Liaise with Financial Systems team to setup, configure and maintain access to test systems for projects test cycles
  • Work closely with technical system owners to ensure all financial related data and mappings in financial reporting and ERP systems are setup to allow accurate, complete and timely financial management reporting
  • Participate directly in project testing cycles to execute test scripts, validate data, and interface with system owners for consolidations, and solicit sign-offs from business areas
  • Work with and serve as proposal team member to structure the most competitive bid possible
  • Source and interpret relevant financial information for the purpose of developing overall proposal pricing
  • Co-ordinate the collection of all cost estimates from each functional department
  • Review estimates for completeness, omissions and reasonableness
Qualifications for projects analyst
  • Project Management experience (minimum of 6 years leading)
  • Experience in the design and implementation of key metrics to monitor performance
  • Shape, plan and execute analysis approaches for given initiatives/opportunities
  • Deliver complex analysis on a broad range of projects and initiatives
  • Own analysis outcomes for both individual and team, and become the Subject Matter Expert on a range of SMSF service delivery platforms
  • Provide advice or guidance on how to deliver quality analysis outcomes from complex situations
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of projects analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for projects analyst
  • Present and explain pricing and commercial proposal to Senior Management at review and approval sessions
  • Liaison with company departments (Procurement, Legal) on commercial matters
  • Prepare accompanying schedules as required by RFP, including price breakdowns, milestone payment plans, schedules of rates for extra work, expenditure forecasts, Disadvantage Business Enterprise schedules, Buy America...etc
  • Prepare financial sections in Bid Pack and accompanying financial package required for corporate approval
  • Prepare and coordinate foreign exchange hedging guarantees if required
  • Performs special assignments as requested by the Supervisor
  • Assist in annual strategic plan and final budget
  • Assist in monthly Sales & Marketing actual/forecast update and variance analysis
  • Assist in Trade Finance activities as requested by Supervisor
  • Ensures proposal cost structure preparation is accurate and also flexible to accommodate changes
Qualifications for projects analyst
  • Ensure quality delivery of the analysis function through quality assurance
  • Working in large, complex environments and in dealing a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Interacting with executive & senior management
  • Leading and managing business projects
  • Coaching Business Analysts & other project resources
  • Planning for Business Analysis execution
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Projects Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of projects analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for projects analyst
  • Must be able to run lower-level project meetings
  • Gain a common understanding of the business needs through relevant stakeholder engagement and appropriate programme and project management governance structures
  • Translate the needs of the business into a form that Technical professionals (PM‘s, Testers and Developers) can use to design and deliver test systems that will support and enable business capabilities in an effective manner and facilitate the realisation of the desired benefits
  • Define business and operating policy
  • Carry out business process modelling and analysis, and organisational design
  • Carry out information / data modelling and analysis
  • Analyse and define business rules requirements to specify Technical solutions
  • Engage stakeholders to model the business benefits and risks associated with solution options
  • Manage effective communications with stakeholders
  • Engage relevant stakeholders to establish consensus on viability of solution options and the associated benefits and risks
Qualifications for projects analyst
  • Facilitating business process and requirements workshops
  • Experience in the SMSF industry is highly advantageous
  • Understanding of Capital vs Expense charges
  • Knowledge of transfer pricing and margin of financial institution products
  • Access and Advanced Excel skills strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a business analyst role including requirements elicitation and definition, leading workshops, process mapping, scope definition, data mapping, testing, implementation and user training

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