Kelly Services Cost Support Specialist in Auburn, Michigan

Cost Management Support Specialist - Auburn, MI

Pay Rate: $20-24/hour

1+ year contract

Job Description:

The Cost Management Support Specialist is responsible for the execution of multiple processes relative to functional Cost Management. Responsibilities include operational activities, including data entry, reporting, auditing, and substantiation to ensure financial consistency and integrity. This role provides the required support to Cost Managers relative to the review and validation of IBM consumption to substantiate the submitted charges. Included in this billing are other 3rd party vendor cost management services for telecommunications and windows based infrastructure. Labor file processing to support recharge activities, Accenture billing and capital work arrangements are also completed by Cost Management Support Specialists. Responsibilities also include supporting Cost Managers with the maintenance of accurate work process documentation. This role is ultimately responsible to support Cost Managers with the execution of work processes to ensure financial controls, governance and proper substantiation activities and reporting are occurring accurately for internal and Sarbanes-Oxley financial compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Internal, external (Sarbanes-Oxley) and 3rd party vendor financial governance and compliance as required per defined processes.

  • High tolerance for and ability to quickly adapt to changes in processes and organizations.

  • Independent time and task management and execution with minimal guidance, strong collaboration and interpersonal effectiveness attributes.

  • Full accountability for execution with minimal oversight and coaching from Cost Managers.

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient Knowledge of Excel, Power Query and Power BI

  • Working Knowledge of SAP ECC and Diamond Systems Reporting

  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office; Word and PowerPoint

  • Excellent Collaboration and Innovation Competencies

  • Customer Service Mindset

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Minimum of Associates degree in accounting or financial preferred; or equivalent industry experience

  • Experience: 3-5 years of relevant working experience; finance, accounting, etc.

Additional Detail:

  • We appreciate all our applicants, but we are not able to sponsor now; no C2C or H-1B. No third-party suppliers.

  • There is no ‘per diem’ with this position, and must be able to work on W-2 hourly basis.

  • There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.

  • As your local offices do not support this position, for immediate consideration, please apply online to this posting directly.

  • Resumes in MS Word are preferred.

  • If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter at ; however, your resume must be received via the official posting.

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AboutKelly Services ®

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.