PMO Program Controller/Senior Financial Analyst

Cognosante   •  

Frankfort, KY

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 344 days ago

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support PMO and state team members in identifying and documenting key issues and risks related to Program cost management.
  • Ensure cost management standards, tools, and procedures defined for use in the Program are utilized and followed.
  • Manage cost management-related documentation in the Program documentation library.
  • Coordinate with project contractors to ensure project invoices are accurately prepared and timely submitted and adhere to state standards.
  • Review actual Program and Project expenses for accuracy and completeness.
  • Assist the State in creating financial deliverables and supporting project documentation for inclusion in Advanced Planning Documents (APD) and updates as requested
  • Establish and implement new or updated processes, tracking spreadsheets, or forms to support ongoing cost management
  • Identify financial report needs and develop solutions for internal leadership, budget office, and CMS reporting requirements
  • Develop processes to monitor APD expenditures
  • Assist with developing and maintaining spreadsheets for tracking all project expenditures
  • Document processes and procedures
  • Facilitate fiscal meetings, prepares minutes, and tracks action items

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Five (5) years of program and project cost and financial management experience
  • Experience working with state and federal Health and Human Services agency funding requirements preferred
  • Understanding of state and/or federal budget process
  • Familiar with CMS Advanced Planning Document process desired
  • Proficient in Excel; excellent analytical skills and logical thinking ability.

 Additional Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Access  
  • Ability to work independently and manage work to a defined schedule
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work directly with client staff
  • Capable of conducting meetings and making presentations
  • Must be a team player and a consistent, dependable performer with an excellent work ethic, flexible “can-do” attitude, and a results-driven commitment to success