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Financial Control Project Manager


Financial Control Project Manager

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Help Build Airports. We have an exciting dynamic opportunity for a Financial Controls professional to join our team working at Los Angeles International Airport (ATL) on a variety of modernization programs at the airport.

    Position Overview

    As a member of the Program Management Office team, this position will support airline facility development projects and will work closely with senior project managers and on program management activities at various terminal at the airport keeping the projects on time and on budget.

    This position is responsible for a full range of activities which will facilitate the operational effectiveness of a high-profile aviation consulting firm in the Atlanta area. As a key member of our team, the Financial Controls Manager will assist with accounting services, detailed financial analysis, and ad hoc reporting functions for a variety of clients. The successful candidate must possess strong Microsoft Excel skills, the ability to multi-task and gather data from various sources to understand, process, and assemble the information into meaningful analysis. Project deadlines occur regularly and are client driven. The Financial Controls Manager is expected to prepare recurrent reports for the clients, and other project deliverables as required and will be required to travel to other project locations on a frequent basis.


    Research and conduct thorough analysis of various comprehensive financial information sources

    Ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data; record transactions and maintain information in different financial management systems and statistical software applications Maintain, publish and coordinate the dissemination of executive-level summaries, charts, reports, and other data as required

    Work with senior management and project teams in the development and maintenance of financial models, cash flow forecasts, and ad hoc analytical projects

    Work closely with project managers to ensure proper management of contracts, change orders, purchase orders and related invoices

    Consultant will be responsible for managing the project invoice audit process, reviewing related project invoices, and making recommendations for payment processing

    Provide analytical support and development of documents for specific aviation programs with respect to budget formulation, execution, tracking, reconciliation, and reporting

    Assist with generation and presentation of financial data

    Perform employee mentoring and provide technical guidance to staff

    Some general administrative and office management efforts will be required

    Create and maintain project control system databases ensuring data integrity for compiling various reports

    Assume other coordination responsibilities as determined

    Skills and Experience

    Extraordinarily strong Excel skills are required and will be evaluated during the interview process

    Advanced knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite (Word/PowerPoint), with a demonstrated proficiency in database management

    Proficiency in project scheduling software considered a plus

    Strong analytical abilities, with detailed approach towards tasks and problem resolution

    Excellent written and oral communication skills, and customer service skills

    Solid self-driven, result-oriented nature with team-working capabilities

    Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a dynamic work environment, adapt easily to change, and interact at all levels in an organization

    Must maintain a working relationship with clients, the airport, regulatory agencies, project management, engineers, contractors, and other industry professionals

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial information, legal and technical documents

    Capable of prioritizing and multi-tasking, with strong attention to detail

    Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

    Knowledge of airline/airport operations, financing, structure and governmental procedures is considered a plus

    Minimal to no physical demands

    Able to adapt to schedule changes and work flexible hours; may require ability to work infrequent evening shifts

    Understanding of the commercial aviation industry


    Bachelor's degree in a related subject; Accounting, Finance, Business, or Project Management preferred

    3-5 years' experience in a relevant accounting or finance position

    Able to pass a background check conducted by the Airport Authority to receive Security and Customs clearance