Infrastructure Construction Management New Build Cost Control Analyst

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is seeking an experienced Cost Control Analyst located in our Menlo Park offices to join our New Build Data Center Construction team. The New Build Cost Control Analyst must be experienced in cost reporting on large highly complex construction projects. A successful candidate must be detail oriented, have experience working closely with general contractors and other project related vendors, managing cash flows in an enterprise database, and be able to report on cost trends and quickly identify potential cost related issues. Our data centers are the foundation upon which our software operates with efficient ease. Building and operating data centers the "right" way from the day they go live is synonymous with ensuring capacity availability and capital conservatism. The New Build Cost Control Analyst will accumulate project cost data from multiple stakeholders, track and analyze the input in our electronic database, and general basic analysis for monthly reports that vital cost information needed for project managers and management to take proactive action during the construction phase of our data centers to ensure the projects stay within approved budgets.Our data center projects are located across United States and globally. Managing stakeholders located across all these regions and time zones is a significant challenge and is key to the success of the projects.

Responsibilities

  • Review and audit monthly pay applications from contractors and ensure costs are accurately billed per contract
  • Analyze project billings and monthly progress to estimate final outcome of project spend
  • Work with a team of vendors to produce an accurate picture of cash flow for multiple ongoing projects
  • Support project managers in negotiation of change orders by providing analysis of costs and overall project spend
  • Serve as a communication point between Facebook and vendors / General Contractors on cost and other financials
  • Maintain up to date cost information in E-builder as a single source of information for other project stakeholders
  • Manage forecast, accrual and cost reporting for New Build program
  • Manage historical cost databases by inputting and tracking budgets, commitments, and invoices in an electronic cost database (E-Builder and Oracle)
  • Run reports for Project Management for monthly meetings and others as requested in Oracle or E-Builder
  • Reconcile transactions between E-Builder and Oracle to ensure both systems align
  • Work with accounting and payment processing teams to track the status of vendor payments
  • Raise help tasks to increase purchase order budgets as needed
  • Track the status of PO's and close out when needed
  • Train others in the use of our electronic cost databases (E-Builder and Oracle)

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent degree with at least 7 years of commercial construction cost control/management experience
  • At least 5 years of Project Controls, Contract Administration, or Owner's Side cost management experience
  • Detail orientated and able to analyze construction cost data
  • Ability to work with general contractors/suppliers to produce cost forecasts
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time domestically

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior leadership or management experience
  • Prior experience in data centers, networking, cloud industry or related field

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