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Shared Services Project Analyst in Duluth, GA at Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Duluth, GA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/15/2018

Job Description

Overview

Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG), a Fortune 500 automotive retailer with about 80 retail locations and 103 franchises is currently seeking a Shared Services Project Analyst!

2-4 years of project experience preferred; this is an entry-mid level role.

Asbury is one of the largest U.S. based franchised auto retailers with over $6.5 billion in total revenue in 2016, and we are continuing to expand our workforce. We are currently looking for a driven, dedicated individual that is excited at the opportunity to join a successful team, and continue to drive home the culture of success that has been built.

Why Asbury? Attractive brand mix, attractive geographic footprint that allows for easy internal transfers, track record of consistently improving operating performance, and weekly pay!

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Project Analysts responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Project Analysts should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.

Project Analysts are skilled at getting the best out of the projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.

Essential Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of project experience preferred; this is an entry-mid level role
  • Extensive educational background, preferably in the fields of finance, accounting, or IT
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software implementation
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Automotive experience is a plus
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screenings (drug test and background)

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation  

Relationships:

    • Executive team
    • Dealership personnel
    • IT
    • Accounting
    • Finance

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two to four years of project management experience
  • Two to four years of software implementation experience

Career Growth and Advancement Opportunities:

  • Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Director
Total Rewards

Pay & Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off (PTO) and holidays for full-time positions
  • Annual pay increases and premium-pay incentives may be available for certain positions
  • Three affordable healthcare plans to select from that meet your healthcare needs along with two dental plans and optional vision coverage
  • Dedicated health concierge service
  • Company contribution to HSA program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care and Dependent Care eligible expenses that allow you to save pre-tax dollars up to $2,600 for healthcare expenses and $5,000 for dependent care, per calendar year
  • Complimentary Basic Life Insurance
  • 401 (K) company match plan available for full-time and part-time team members

Life & Leisure

  • Discounts at participating local businesses
  • Discounts on vehicle purchases and services
  • Wellness programs
  • On-site health fairs and seminars
  • Life management services

Learning & Development

  • Paid training for most positions
  • On-site training and online digital training programs
  • College Scholarship Program is available for eligible dependents of Asbury employees
  • Continuous new e-Learning opportunities
  • Asbury ethics, integrity and diversity training
  • Management/leadership development
  • Corporate training for corporate team members; excel, public speaking, etc.

* Rewards may vary by employment site and are subject to change at any time.