The AM Agency
Project Controls Specialist

Project Controls Specialist

Location: Houston (Clear Lake), 77058

Please note: This job will be worked on site and follow federal guidelines with the US federal government policy on vaccination for COVID.

SUMMARY: The Project Controls Specialist will gather financial data (e.g. inventory purchases, labor costs) and analyze it to uncover inefficiencies. The position will also estimate production costs and track the changes in regular costs (e.g. due to new products and new processes).  Furthermore, the position will be analyzing contract metrics within departments, and the company, as a whole.


  • Act as liaison between procurement, legal, accounting and engineering departments
  • Build and maintain proper procurement process flows, expense coding accuracy, and system-wide data integrity
  • Research and resolve billing and invoicing issues
  • Ability to handle a large volume of procurements and associated cost elements including handling vendor calls, coding and matching invoices, and corresponding with internal and external stakeholders
  • Analyze budget regularly for departments including expenditure tracking, discrepancies, and forward-looking projections
  • Present findings, reports, and recommendations to management with regards to procurement, cost, and contract metrics
  • Budget for cost centers, expense, and projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, law-related fields, or equivalent degree
  • Equivalent work history may substitute for degree
  • 5+ years of ERP and Accounting Software experience.  Preference given for Costpoint experience.


  • Strong MS Office Skills, including Word and Powerpoint
  • Advanced Excel Proficiency
  • Professional, confident, driven and dynamic
  • Exceptional strategic, creative, interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional time management skills with ability to organize, prioritize key tasks, and deliverable
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and working in a dynamic environment
  • Passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where people from different backgrounds can succeed

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork – Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment
Job Category: Accounting Administrative Inventory Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX

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