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Technical Portfolio Support Specialist I

Cox Communications


Location:
Metairie, LA
Date:
11/22/2017
2017-11-222017-12-21
Job Code:
1717359
Cox Communications
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Job Details

Company Cox Communications
Title: Technical Portfolio Support Specialist I
JobID: 1717359
Category: Engineering
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Cox Communications is searching for a Technical Portfolio Support Specialist who will be responsible for processing, measuring and assessing the effectiveness of established Technology Portfolio Services processes and procedures. Ensures quality when processing, interpreting, tracking, research and analysis of various data and requests within the Oracle/Financial systems. Executes tasks requiring research, problem solving and judgment ensuring compliance with and adherence to Cox Communications polices and standards with optimal efficiency.

Major Responsibilities and Essential Functions: 

• Develops, maintains, and accurately tracks and monitors status of projects and budgets from initiation to completion on a regular basis.
• Ensures adherence to established administrative and operational procedures by monitoring project activities, documenting and correcting discrepancies, and ensuring established deadlines are met.
• Researches and reconciles discrepancies with documentation received from requestors and makes recommendations for process corrections as necessary.
• Ensures requests are in compliance with market and company operating standards.
• Educates employees and leadership to understand technology processes and procedures for capital execution.
• Researches and reconciles discrepancies with contract labor invoices.
• Creates requisitions for internal orders and purchase orders for projects and ensures material is processed to correct accounting categories and coded properly for vertex taxation.
• Coordinates with Supply Chain to ensure material availability for project forecasts.
• Ensures field third party labor POs are created, forecasted and budgeted.
• Performs accrual completion receipts for financial accuracy.
• Ensures in-house labor coding coordination for accurate capitalization.
• Ensures assets are placed in service in an accurate and timely manner. Completes project analysis for closer exercise.
• Communicates effectively, builds and maintains professional internal and external working relationships.
• Interfaces with stakeholders across the enterprise to obtain feedback, set timelines, and execute requirements to meet or exceed deadlines.
• Processes enterprise Technology capital requests, coordinates and tracks status of capital investment requests for capital projects and determines which capital portfolio to charge
• May assist with budget submissions and various financial tasks like CIP, RNV, task and project closure exercise.



Qualifications

Minimum: 
• Two or more years of experience required in related field (i.e. engineering, finance, business operations etc.)
• Two years of experience working with project lifecycles & procurement support activities
• Two years successful experience researching and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data in a related field (i.e. Supply Chain, Finance, Business Operations, etc.)
• Proficient experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications in a work setting with strong knowledge in Excel
• Demonstrated knowledge of equipment related to Technology platform and/or project.
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation and collaborative skills
• Willingness and ability to effectively partner with teams throughout the organization

Preferred
• BA/BS in a related field preferred (i.e. engineering, finance, business, etc.).
• Experience working in communications industry with a focus on telecommunications, data, cable
• Demonstrated interpretation of capital expenditures and operating expenses, including forecasting and budgeting strongly preferred


Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-LA-Metairie-2121 Airline Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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