Regional Lead Cost Control Administrator
The Kroger Company 7,580 reviews - Portland, OR
Full-time, Contract

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Oversee all Cost Control functions, including invoice and General Contractor Requests for Payment, budget and contract preparation.

Essential Job Functions:

· Creates and maintains specification and pricing databases for local catalogs.

· Verifies appropriate documentation of payment requests from contractors (lien releases, etc.)

· Trains new project managers on cost control software.

· Calculates capitalized interest and quarterly liability.

· Maintains historical cost information.

· Assimilates project budget information and analyzes the budget and projected costs.

· Creates projects in the procurement system and in the Capital Appropriation systems.

· Communicates accurate information between contractors and vendors.

· Reports capital for Progress Report.

· Ensures the department’s invoices are processed accurately and in a timely manager.

· Liaison with Construction, Real Estate, Accounting and Legal department.

· Maintains project complete date and PO transfers in the procurement system.

· Closes procurement system projects in a timely manner.

· Maintains project folders and documents, including contracts, purchase orders, lien waivers, requests for payment.

· The associate must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Some of the Competencies/Skills required to successfully perform this position are:

· Building Strategic Working Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

· Building Trust – Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.

· Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

· Customer Focus – Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.

· Inclusion – Appreciating and leveraging the capabilities, insights and ideas of all individuals. Working effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability, and motivation for a direct effect on business results.

· Safety Awareness – Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.

· Coaching - Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.

· Decision Making - Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

· Delegating Responsibility - Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization's and individuals' effectiveness.

· Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

· Managing Conflict - Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

· Managing Work (includes Time Management) - Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.


Minimum Position Qualifications:

· Strong accounting and/or bookkeeping background

· Knowledge of the procurement system and various mainframe accounting applications.

Desired Previous Job Experience:

· Accounting experience.

It is the policy of The Kroger Co. to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment.

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