IT Portfolio Coordinator Job

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Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
663333047
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis
 
Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.
 
 
Xcel Energy has an exciting opportunity for 2 IT Portfolio Coordinators to join our team in Minneapolis, MN or Denver, CO.
 
Position Summary

Responsible for conducting the operational aspects of the IT PMO Delivery teams, this role supports a portfolio that consists of multiple, cross-functional projects varying in complexity, scope, and duration. Supports Project Managers, Program Managers, and Portfolio Directors on the financial, lifecycle, planning and reporting practices of the IT PMO. Responsible for developing solid working knowledge of project financial management processes and tools.

Essential Responsibilities
 
  • Portfolio Operations - Ensure timeliness and quality of the team deliverables including month-end processing, invoicing, in-servicing, portfolio reporting, KPI reporting, risk reserve management, portfolio planning, and continual process improvements. Support PMO Delivery teams with resource onboarding and access provisioning, project repository set-up, project set-up, administration, and closure. Responsible for operation of day to day purchasing and expenditure activities. Responsible for support services provided by staff to project and program managers, including in-servicing, financial management, portfolio reporting, KPI tracking and reporting, and new resource orientation. Support adherence of ULC tools and processes.
  • Budget Controls - Assists with management of portfolio financials including planning, budgeting, forecasting, variance tracking, calculating earned value metrics. Establish and conduct operational reporting for the PMO Portfolio Director. Support PMO staff on understanding financial practices, procedures and status. Ensure PMO financial transactions follow GAAP and Xcel Energy policy, and are conducted in a timely and accurate manner. Liaise between PMO, Capital Asset Accounting (CAA) and Finance to ensure timely and accurate in-servicing, and PMO Spend. Compile information for and assist in reviewing the 5 year capital funding plan. Provide procedural instruction to Project Managers on financial activities. Establish and provide subject matter expertise on transactional systems, including timecard, PPM, GL chart of accounts, contract and invoicing systems.

Minimum Requirements
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, IT or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3 to 5 years experience in or with a structured PMO setting or Finance organization.
  • Expertise with Project and Portfolio financial management.
  • Demonstrated ability to build subject matter and tool expertise, drive consistency and quality in processes, and coach/train.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and analytical skills required.
 
 
 
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As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
     
 
Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 55000:Business Systems || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 
Requisition Number: 6106
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com