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Project Financial Controls Specialist

Project Financial Controls Specialist

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Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

…What are you waiting for?!


Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Project Financial Controls Specialist who will be responsible for applying cost control procedures, best practices and analysis to projects while supporting, assisting and training project team members in the Project Financial Management (“PFM”) system and software applications.


Implement and administer project financial cost control functions

  • Communicate with project teams on the development, application, use, and training of PFM
  • Maintain effective cost control practices consistent with Mortenson’s policies and procedures
  • Produce cost control performance metrics for group leadership
  • Provide project teams with the knowledge to make informed decisions to meet budget and forecast goals


Support project teams with new updates and enhancements to the PFM system

  • Provide functional technical expertise for system releases
  • Test, validate and maintain test plans
  • Prioritize system enhancements to maximize benefit to operations
  • Coordinate enhancement efforts with other business groups
  • Recreate and document errors and enhancements
  • Provide communication to operations


Required Skills:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in construction management preferred
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with cost management and financial control practices
  • Preferred experience using Oracle E-Business Suite or similar enterprise-level ERP system
  • Strong Excel Skills inlcuding macro development experience
  • Experience with project change management
  • Experience with estimating, budgeting, and financial projections
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work with details
  • Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and excellent customer service skills
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, business management, finance, or related degree

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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