EY Government and Public Sector, Project Setup Assistant Director in Charlotte, North Carolina
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From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.
The Project Setup Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the set up and maintenance of contracts and projects in Deltek Costpoint for EY’s Government and Public Sector (GPS). As the Setup Team leader, you will manage the contract and project setup processes, ensuring project hierarchies are established in accordance with contract awards and modifications as well as ensuring that contract / project data is current, accurate and complete.
Skills and attributes for success
Defines, documents, and manages contract and project setup processes, including updates related to modifications
Maintains GPS WBS and charge code hierarchy, ensuring it aligns it to contract and business needs
Advises on complex contract setups and changes to existing setups
Oversees Project Setup Team in the setup of contracts in Deltek Costpoint to include:
Proper revenue recognition method
CLIN and charge code schema
Accurate value and funding per charge code
Establishment of contract labor categories and rates
Workforce employees’ access to established charge codes
Ensures billing instructions and copy of contract are sent to assigned client biller
Assist in preparation of contract briefs as necessary
Oversees input of contract modifications in Deltek Costpoint
Value and funding changes
Period of performance changes
Setup of newly exercised option years
Creates requested indirect and intercompany charge codes
Monitors established charge numbers to ensure all necessary fields are complete
Monitors team workflow to ensure contracts, charge codes, and workforce requests are setup in a timely manner
Provide support to various data call requests from Contracts, Finance and Program Management teams
To qualify for the role, you must have
7+ years of experience in contract and charge number setup in project accounting software, with at least 3 years of that experience specifically using Deltek Costpoint contract setup modules and fields
3+ years supervisory experience
Experience with Cognos reporting or other similar querying tools
Experience designing, documenting, and managing setup procedures to ensure maximum accuracy and efficiency
Experience managing a team with a high volume, quick turn workload
Solid knowledge of government contract types, to include FFP, T&M, CP types
Solid knowledge of various contract fee structures, to include fixed, variable, and award fees
Solid knowledge of revenue recognition methods
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Superior attention to detail
Ability to learn and apply of firm policies and procedures quickly
Ability to build relationships with all levels of staff thru management
Ability to adjust quickly and adapt to changing priorities
Strong organizational skills
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Word, as well as the ability to learn new computer applications
Proven customer service skills
Ideally, you’ll have
Experience supporting implementation or conversion of Deltek Costpoint
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field
Must present verification that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before your start date. If you are not able to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief, an accommodation will be considered upon request.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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