MatchPoint Solutions is for candidates looking for a challenging career in a progressive company. MatchPoint and its clients are always looking for the qualified candidates, hiring directly out of top universities as well as experienced individuals from the industry.

Benefits of joining MatchPoint include:

  • Career and skill advancement
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical, vision & dental plans for employees & their families
  • Training Programs
  • Immigration assistance
  • Flexibility on projects
  • Vacation Time
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Bonus for business development
  • Retirement Plan
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IT Planning Analyst

Location: san Francisco, CA
Job # 9278056
Date Posted: 05-05-2017
Senior IT Planning Analyst provides support to program and project managers in managing I&O Projects.  In this role the incumbent willtrack and report on project costs and performance against cost and schedule plans.  The position will also serve as a resource to programand project managers to assist them with management of all phases of projects using project monitoring and management software (e.g.SAP, Microsoft Project, Project Portfolio Management Center, etc.).  The incumbent will also assist with project planning and delivery asneeded for assigned projects.
Financial Activities:  Work closely with program manager/delivery leads and financial support groups on project forecasts, costmanagement, contract management, resource planning, and budget planning.
These responsibilities may include: 
·         Coordinating contract, material ordering, and resource management efforts,
·         Monitoring project budgets, analyzing and reporting on cost variances,
·         Entering financial data and project status information into tracking systems,
·         Providing regular and ad-hoc financial status reports as well as analyzing budget and cost impacts as changes occur,
·         Responding to basic questions and concerns from project stakeholders,
·         Reviewing contract invoices, identify disparities, and resolve basic issues with vendors,
·         Participating and assisting in the preparation of the annual business plan,
·         Preparing job estimates and EASOP packages,
·         Coordinating with and supporting the business planner with department budget cycle forecasting and cost management.
Monitoring, Controlling, and Accounting - Proactively monitor and analyze monthly project costs. Coordinate the corrections of errors inSAP charges. Maintain and validate vendor invoices.
Resource Planning: Support labor forecasts for projects. Provide support to projects by assisting with contract staffing and working withappropriate vendors and Sourcing for contractor services.
Contract Management Coordination:  Coordinate material and service procurement, asset management,documentation/communications, contract/license management, vendor management, training, and lifecycle management.
Initiative/Project Coordination: May participate in the development, implementation, and maintenance of project schedules, as well ascommunication strategies and plans. May also participate in recording, monitoring and reporting of project issues, risks, and changerequests as well as project action and decision logs.
Operational Performance Analysis - Analyze costs and provide explanations of monthly variances with emphasis on identifying problemsand appropriate corrective actions. Meet with business planner to review costs, discuss variances, and proposed actions. Track projectcharges to ensure that the forecasts are on target.
Strategic Planning and Analysis - Fulfill ad-hoc requests for data analyses and project report related data. Work with business planners toassure that budget related information is communicated.
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