FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Other Positions

Local Spotlight

FRANK C. BEDTKE

Frank is in his second year at HBK and has worked alongside HBK for 15 years through the Greater Damage Prevention Council of Chicago where he is Chairman. Frank worked for the City of Chicago for 38 years where, as Contract Manager for all of Chicago and O’Hare Airport’s underground infrastructure, he built strong relationships with leaders in the damage prevention industry. Frank's extensive knowledge of utilities underground infrastructure, damage prevention practices and public awareness of damage prevention practices are leveraged to protect our clients’ interests. Frank is currently Damage Prevention Project Manager for HBK’s locate contracts for fiber optics. His current focus is renewing and expanding HBK’s scope of service in the Chicagoland area by ensuring that HBK remains a leader in damage prevention.

Project Analyst: Chicago, IL

HBK Engineering is searching for a Project Analyst who has an interest in working in fast paced engineering office. Our firm offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive salary and a wide range of growth opportunity.

Description:

  • Invoice support and Contracts Payment Authorization tracking summary and outstanding payment status / issues, and review them for accuracy.
  • Able to work as a team member on a diverse technical team involved in the engineering design and construction of utility infrastructure.
  • Track sub-contractor and Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprises participation on projects and work to ensure timely and accurate invoicing along with tracking and reporting spend.
  • Track and report on historical spends per area of concentration and overall client spends.
  • Track and report on daily, weekly and monthly full time equivalent (FTE) summaries including actual and projected compared to availability.
  • Reconcile and recommend resolution for report discrepancies and problems.
  • Compile and sort documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions.
  • Maintain financial reports and records to ensure compliance with annual internal and external audits.
  • Assist with project accruals and forecasts in support of project managers.
  • Verify and post details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases.
  • Monitor program financial risks and opportunities and provide detailed analysis of variances to budget, quarterly plan, and month over month variance analysis.
  • Compute and record charges, refunds, cost of lost or damaged goods, freight charges rentals and similar items.
  • Coordinate and prepare pertinent information for external accounting firm and auditors.
  • Code data for input to financial systems according to company’s procedures.
  • Develop, maintain and improve tracking metrics by area of concentration.
  • Provide cost analysis support per the director, manager of projects, project managers, contractors and other key team members.
  • Develop and monitor budgets for transmission, industrial customer and distribution projects and programs.
  • Identify project/program budget, forecast, and authorization issues early and develop resolutions to meet project metrics.
  • Assist with miscellaneous Accounts Receivable items as they relate to company ERP system, Deltek Vision.

Qualifications:

  • Business degree or equivalent required (Bachelor of Science degree preferred).
  • 0-3 years’ experience budgeting, forecasting, accruals, etc.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Previous experience working in Deltek Vision
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able work independently on day-to-day tasks.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Prior accounting experience.

HBK Engineering, LLC has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe and productive work environment. Employment at HBK is contingent upon background check and drug screen.

Want to become part of our team? Apply Now