Program/Project Administrator Lead - 27936 in Entebbe at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

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Position Summary

The Program/Project Administrator Lead acts as a Financial Analyst Lead on a project or program that is complex and/or novel in concept and development related to integrated logistics services, aviation operations, and strategy. Under the general direction of a project, program, and/or division manager, and within the scope of work derived from a contract with a government customer, performs multi-faceted assignments requiring financial analysis and problem solving. Informs the Deputy Program Manager and reports to the Program Manager.  

Duties and Responsibilities    

  • Develops problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of finance, project and program management, and administrative activities. 
  • Utilizes effective theory, concepts and principles in the design, development and implementation of financial analytic models and systems. 
  • Is an expert in the field and in certain client communities. 
  • Anticipates future requirements. 
  • Develops and evaluates plans for future requirements. Assesses and recommends the feasibility of proposed approaches to solve problems.  Possesses a thorough knowledge of appropriate US Government regulations and procedures.
  • Leads highly complex financial analysis and reporting for use in corporate planning, developing budgets, and ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Leads various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis.
  • Collects and reviews financial data from various sources.
  • Creates financial databases and spreadsheets, and generates various financial reports as required.
  • Maintains appropriate records and documentation.
  • Performs financial analysis of assigned contracts projected staff hours, contract totals, revenues, and profit totals.
  • Develops budgets for assigned contracts and tracks performance to budgets.
  • Makes recommendations to management to improve the financial performance of the organization.
  • Identifies and resolves highly complex problems as well as to prevent future problems. Leads the preparation of cost proposals.
  • Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as DAR, FAR, and other government regulations.
  • Conducts audits and analysis of their organizations direct and indirect costs, and reviews their practices and procedures, ensuring that labor and non-labor charges are approved, allowable, and processed in a timely manner.
  • Interfaces with internal departments and the DCAA in highly complex auditing assignments.
  • Provides work leadership to less experienced Financial Analysts.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.



Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus at least 8 years of directly related experience or a Master's degree and six years of experience preferably in a government contracting environment.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial, accounting, and forecasting concepts.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of DAR, FAR, and other relevant laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications, JAMIS preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Travel occasionally for training and management meetings at corporate office.
  • A clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • 20% travel to CONUS locations expected.





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