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Xcel Energy IT Portfolio Coordinator Job in Denver, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Denver; CO - Golden; MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect this fall 2021. This position will participate in this new policy. The policy requires working in the office 20% every week.

The ideal candidate lives within Golden/Denver, Colorado or Minneapolis, MN.

Position Summary

The IT Portfolio Coordinator is responsible for conducting the operational aspects for designated IT teams, this role supports a portfolio that consists of multiple, cross-functional projects varying in complexity, scope, and duration, as well as operational activities. They will supports team members and managers on financial, asset lifecycle, planning, and reporting activities of their respective domain. They are responsible for developing solid working knowledge of financial management processes and tools.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Operations – Ensure timeliness and quality of the administrative team deliverables including month-end processing, invoicing, in-servicing, portfolio reporting, KPI reporting, risk reserve management, portfolio planning, and continual process improvements. Support teams with administrative services, such as resource onboarding and access provisioning, project repository/site set-up, project set-up, administration, and closure. Responsible for operation of day to day purchasing and expenditure activities. Support adherence of ULC tools and processes, and other similar policies.

  • Budget Controls - Assists with management of portfolio financials including planning, budgeting, forecasting, variance tracking, calculating earned value metrics. Establish and conduct operational reporting for management. Support staff on understanding financial practices, procedures and status. Ensure financial transactions follow GAAP and Xcel Energy policy, and are conducted in a timely and accurate manner. Liaise between IT, Capital Asset Accounting (CAA) and Finance to ensure timely and accurate in-servicing, and managed expenses. Compile information for and assist in reviewing the funding plan. Provide procedural instruction to team members on financial activities. Establish and provide subject matter expertise on transactional systems, including timecard, PPM, GL, contract and invoicing systems.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in or with a structured PMO setting or Finance organization.

  • Expertise with Project and Portfolio financial management.

  • Demonstrated ability to build subject matter and tool expertise, drive consistency and quality in processes, and coach/train.

  • Excellent communication, collaboration and analytical skills required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Two years of experience in project coordination.

  • Main focus will be Network, Infrastrucute and Security based IT projects.

  • Prior work expereince in IT

  • Prior work expereince with SAP, SharePoint, Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong collaboration within a team setting

  • Ability to work independently with limitted direct supervision

  • Able to meet strict deadlines and KPIs

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver; CO - Golden; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56160:IT-Business Management || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $47,600 to $67,666 per year

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Requisition Number: 36422

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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