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Staff Aug – Performance and Financial Consultant in Baltimore, MD at CRS Group

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Staff Aug – Performance and Financial Consultant
Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Baltimore, MD
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Staff Aug – Performance and Financial Consultant
for one of our clients in the Baltimore area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performance Management - 60%
  • Monitor and audit SPP partner performance to confirm delivery of contracted performance levels or collection of necessary credits for defaults
  • Review performance related contract changes for consistency across the ecosystem
  • Participates as appropriate in key operational processes such as Contract Change Request, Issue Resolution
  • Track SPP Partners' continuous improvement initiatives that contribute to lowering operational costs
  • Administer, analyze and report on Change Adoption Assessment Surveys
  • Review and track Deliverables & Obligations outlined in contracts with 3 Strategic Partners
  • Develop Management Model Documents associated with the SVMO Core Functions
  • Assist with the standardization of reports for operational delivery delivered by Strategic Partners
  • Assist Strategic Partners with the development of Stakeholder Survey Action Plans and track the implementation of the action items

Finance - 40%
  • Assure invoice detail is reviewed and approved on a timely and consistent basis; assists in management of disputed charges
  • Invoice management including requisition creation, invoice validation, payment reconciliation (Excel, Passport, Hyperion)
  • Evaluate financial performance of the department and programs to ensure budgetary goals are achieved
  • Track utilization of Minor Enhancements and Application Development project hours (PPM) to ensure compliance with contractual terms
  • Evaluate application and financial impact of proposed contract changes to program and business case (validate rates against rate card, confirming calculations, supplier scope); Ensure value assurance
  • Advise IT planners, budget owners, and Finance department on adjustments to the Long Range Plan (LRP) related to SPP program changes

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8-10 years of experience in IT, Finance, Accounting and/or a business area performing financial or vendor management activities or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Basic Understanding of Financial Planning and Analysis, Cost Accounting, Cost Models, Cost Allocation processes
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of IT and business management and with vendors
  • Demonstrated experience using interpersonal skills to manage conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated experience managing performance through metrics and/or service levels

  • Demonstrated experience with Outsourcing agreements and associated operational processes
  • Demonstrated experience performing vendor management
  • Business case development
  • Contractual acumen and negotiation skills

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.