Financial Analyst - CT

Location: New Haven, CT

Department: OPM-CT

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

BE influential.  BE innovative.  BE collaborative.  Be all that and more at Colliers International.  Join our Northeast team as a Financial Analyst/Project Accountant.

At Colliers International, we help leaders succeed by helping them build amazing workplaces, businesses, and communities around the world.  We do this by thinking differently, sharing innovative ideas, and offering a unique and collaborative workplace where you can succeed.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for ensuring accurate project financials of multiple construction projects in our markets which include commercial, education, and institutional clients.  This role ensures that our Project Management team is providing the best financials support possible to our clients during all phases (design, construction, and closeout) of their commercial construction projects.

Who you are

We’re looking for candidates with stellar project financials analysis experience who are super organized, have a keen eye for the details and have led and managed complex projects from start to finish.  You’re personable, efficient, and good at building strong and trusting relationships with co-workers and clients.

You have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of construction project financials, are adept at establishing budgets, maintaining financial documentation, reconciling monthly invoices, preparing financial reports, summarizing estimates for reconciliation, and mentoring new staff regarding financial policies and procedures.  You have the ability to review project estimates and work with project managers to reconcile against the budget.

You are able to prepare project financial packages and maintain corresponding files.  You are familiar with bank loan draws.  You are skilled at processing, reviewing, tracking, and entering project costs for multiple projects and experienced at reconciling vendor statements and client payments.

You are experienced at effectively communicating and managing dynamics between demanding parties (clients, contractors, regulatory agencies) and project managers and ensuring timely and accurate deliverables.

What you bring

  • A Bachelor’s degree preferably in a business related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of experience in financial planning, financial analysis, or budgeting
  • Experience in the building design / construction, architecture, and/or engineering field considered a strong asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage various tasks, schedules, and deliverables 
  • Enthusiasm to promote and drive implementation of projects
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, financial tracking, and cost reporting skills required

Bonus skills and experience

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with a proven ability to effectively resolve project financials issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Very strong Excel skills; Proficient in MS Project, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • A desire to conduct Financials and Excel training internally

What success looks like

  • You’ve worked on establishing and maintaining budgets
  • You have a track record of facilitating processes between multiple parties.
  • Your clients are pleased with your ability to represent their best interests and reconcile budgeting concerns
  • Your project teams report positively on your ability to manage processes, communicate and coordinate between multiple stakeholders, resolve issues, and deliver projects on time and on budget

BE who you are and what you want to be with Colliers Project Management | Northeast.

Are you seeking an opportunity to join a growing and dynamic firm?  Look no further.  We’d love to meet you. Apply today to join our team. Position located in Madison, CT

Colliers International provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, creed, origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



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