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Project Financial Analyst, Sr.

Department: Operations
Location: Portland, OR

Vigor Values  

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love: We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in


As the financial member of the ship repair management team, creates, manages, monitors and ensures the integrity and timeliness of all project budgets, manages vendor payments and conducts cost analysis and forecasting.  The incumbent provides regular financial reports, projections, and analyses to the Ship Repair Management Team and customers as required.  Analyzes revenue and cost impacts of prospective contract changes and recommends desired contract outcomes.  The incumbent prepares ad hoc reports and analyses as required.



(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the jobís overall responsibilities)

Internal Project Cost Performance Management and Reporting

  1. 1.     Create and manage processes to produce EVMS (earned value management system) type project analysis and reporting tools. 
  2. 2.     Participate in budget transition and allocation from bid to execution
  3. 3.     Maintain accurate and up to date project revenue and cost budgets and EACís.  Analyze and report on variances and basis for changes to budgets and EACís.
  4. 4.     Monitor actual and projected revenues and costs to ensure accuracy and compliance with bid assumptions.
  5. 5.     Review cost estimates supporting prospective contract change orders.
  6. 6.     Provide detailed project reports and analyses as required by the Project/Program Team managers and senior management.
  7. 7.     Support the establishment of booking positions for project revenues and costs. 
  8. 8.     Manage processes for vendor and sub invoicing receipt, review, authorization, and payment.
  9. 9.     Manage processes to produce customer reporting in accordance with contracts requirements.
  10. 10.  Manage production and submittal of customer invoicing.
  11. 11.  Manage processes for change orders processing between Vigor Ship Repair and customers, subcontractors.




This position functions within the general parameters of the financial and accounting policies of Vigor Industrial.  The role also participates in appropriate decisions affecting the financial structure and performance of the business unit, while working with the VP of Ship Repair on those decisions with greater financial consequence.




This role does not have staff directly reporting to it, however does interact closely with various managers and staff throughout the business unit to obtain necessary inputs and information in executing its own deliverables.



Interact on a day-to-day basis with many of the members of the senior Ship Repair management, and others in the organization.  The person will interact with the Vigor Industrial corporate Finance & Accounting team.





BA/BS degree in Business (emphasis in Finance or Accounting) is preferred. 


Minimum five (5) years of work experience in project accounting, preferably as a budget analyst, cost accountant, or controls engineer.  Two (2) years operations experience as part of project team in a construction or manufacturing environment.  His/her experience must include maintaining, analyzing and reporting on project costs and budgets.  The person must have experience using spreadsheet software to manage costs and analyze complex business problems.  






Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity in the shipyard.  The individual may be required to be in production areas in yard and onboard ships.  He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites.  The person must be able to climb inclined stairways and vertical ladders and may be required to lift up to 20 pounds.  He/she may be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work.  There may be local travel up to 10% and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



WORK ENVIRONMENT:   While in production areas, will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.