Project Expense Analyst
Company: UDR Inc.
Posted on: June 22, 2022
UDR, Inc. is now hiring a Project Expense Analyst to join our
team at our corporate office in Highlands Ranch.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for assisting in the
enhancement and execution of the Company s purchasing management
programs, expense reduction projects, utility reimbursement,
utility expense, green energy procurement, sustainability projects,
green building certifications, insurance property loss, and
ancillary revenue through identifying trends and issues, tracking
and analyzing performance, troubleshooting issues, developing
alternative solutions or processes, and the execution of special
projects and Company initiatives. Position will contribute time and
efforts toward UDR s sustainability projects.
Provide business data, operations analysis, and novel solutions.
Focus on delivering analytics that drive better and faster decision
making across the department and provide solutions to execute and
implement in-line with business requirements.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Senior Director Corporate
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: N/A
1. Manage and develop relationships with significant purchasing,
utility, and environmental third parties contracted to service the
Company s communities. Review third-party reporting for accuracy
2. Identify various categories of spend that can be efficiently
leverage through the Company s contract and purchasing
3. Provide assistance with project management, sustainability
projects, and other expense reducing initiatives.
4. Assist with the development and analysis of detailed request for
proposals (RFP s) and development of contract management programs
5. Gather community expenditure data frequently for analysis
purposes. Prepare analyses that identify patterns, trends, or areas
loss, and work with the management to develop and implement
programs and systems that improve internal processes.
6. Document necessary purchasing, utility, and sustainability
policies and procedures and assist with adherence and compliance
with those policies and procedures, including Sarbanes-Oxley
financial, information technology and sustainability
7. Manage and develop relationships with property management to
assist with purchasing and utility customer service requests and
8. Oversee monthly Capitalized Labor process and perform roles and
responsibilities necessary to ensure completeness and accuracy.
9. Oversee monthly insurance workflow process to ensure company
policy compliance and to analyze and explain financial variances.
Assist with the identification of expense reducing initiatives
related to insurance property loss.
10. Oversee monthly utility reimbursements billing process and
perform roles and responsibilities necessary to ensure timely and
accurate residential billing.
11. Troubleshoot utility expense, reimbursement, and consumption
issues on behalf of property management; analyze and explain
variances on financial statements surrounding utilities, repair and
maintenance, and contract services expenditures.
12. Provide assistance with purchasing and utility expense and
13. Provide assistance with the administration of community utility
addendums and default settings.
14. Maintain community database of resident billed utility services
and related billing attributes. Track future opportunities in these
15. Develop new analytic reports and maintain existing reports.
16. Perform other duties and support as assigned or as
Ability to think conceptually and translate concepts into practical
applications solutions and decisions. Ability to demonstrate and
execute practical and effective solutions to problems. Must have a
strong work ethic, integrity, and good business acumen. Ability to
manage projects from concept, to development, to implementation, to
Must have the ability to manage workload, establish priorities, and
coordinate work activities. Ability to develop efficient and
effective processes that impact the entire organization, and to
communicate with managers and staff at all levels of the
organization. Demonstrated attention to details, analytical, and
Ability to manage relationships with various vendors and through
this effectively grows strategic partnerships. Excellent verbal and
written communication skills. Ability to write reports, and
business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information
to and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and
Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures. Knowledge and
understanding of business research principles, processes, and
techniques. Knowledge of fiscal management and office management
techniques. Follows established policies and procedures in
compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to apply policies and procedures to solve every day and/or
complex company issues.
Knowledge of computer systems and applications. Ability to process
computer data and to format and generate reports. Must be skilled
in work processing, drafting correspondence and memoranda,
policies, and procedures, and creating and maintaining databases.
Demonstrated aptitude with MS Excel, MS Access a plus. Ability to
process computer data and to format and generate reports. Knowledge
of computer systems and applications.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires mobility sufficient to travel.
Occasionally lifting items weighing up to 30 lbs. Requires eye-hand
coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard,
photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment.
Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare,
and communicate appropriate reports. Extensive data input and
required ability to sit for long periods of time. Physical presence
onsite is required to perform essential job functions unless
otherwise noted. Regular and consistent attendance on the job is an
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment with a
typical 40-hour work week. Occasional evening or weekend work will
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Bachelor s degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance or
equivalent combination of education and experience required.
2. Minimum of two years experience, in internal of financial
auditing, financial analysis, or analytical role.
3. Experience in project management and/or sustainability projects
4. Real estate or multi-family industry experience is a plus.
5. Must have and maintain a valid driver s license unless otherwise
Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
Medical Flexible Spending Account
Dependent Care Spending Account
Supplemental Term Life Insurance
Voluntary Cancer Insurance
Supplemental Short-Term Disability Insurance / AD&D
Voluntary Long Term Care Insurance
401(k) Plan with company match
$54,000.00/yr. (minimum) - $65,000.00/yr. (maximum), depends on
Eligible for 10% annual bonus potential, based on personal and
company performance Associated topics: analyst, bi, business
analyst, business intelligence, financial reporting analyst,
inspect, investment banking, investment fund, monitor, valuation
Keywords: UDR Inc., Littleton , Project Expense Analyst, Professions , Littleton, Colorado
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