Project Controller, Senior - 35505 in Beavercreek, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/11/2021
  • Job ID:
    35505

Job Description

The Project Controller participates in the planning, tracking, analysis and financial reporting of performance on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and level of risk.  The Project Controller is a key member of the program team and works directly with the Program Manager to help define the project's financial goals and objectives.  The Project Controller will have significant interface with Program Managers as well as other functional organizations including contracts, accounting, subcontract management and procurement.

Job Duties:

  • Provide revenue and funding planning, reporting, monitoring and analysis support to Program Managers.
  • Lead project set up in compliance with contractual terms, conditions and requirements.
  • Prepare program financial Estimates at Complete (EACs) and meet deadlines for Corporate submission requirements.
  • Identify project financial risks and opportunities and provide analytical contribution in working resolution with PM, Contracts, Procurement and Accounting.
  • Review and assess all contract modifications.  Advise the program management team of financial impacts as necessary.
  • Monitor costs and manpower on monthly basis, ensuring that actuals are within budget and charged to the correct job number.  Process cost reclasses as required.
  • Perform analytical review and arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation.
  • Prepare accurate and complete actual vs forecast/plan variance analysis and reporting.
  • Prepare/Support Ops Review presentations for management.
  • Prepare financial Contract Data Requirements (CDRL) for programs.  Ensure contractual requirements are met and customer financial deliverables are accurate and on time.
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis on the contract as requested by PMO and others.
  • Monitor funding status, providing reliable and timely notification of funding status by line item detail as required.
  • Support accounts receivable as required during the billing processing.  Monitor billing status and unbilled issues, working with Contracts, Accounting and PMO to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Prepare subcontractor and vendor accruals as services/goods are received in accordance with GAAP and internal policies to ensure that the project’s cost/commitment is accurately captured and reported internally and externally.
  • Ensure program revenue and profit is recorded in compliance with the EAC.
  • Analyze profit risks and opportunities and advise management on the optimal path forward.
  • Ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley, FAR and all company policies and procedures as they related to contract performance and financials.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree at 5+ years’ or Master’s degree and 3+ years’ of Program Control or related experience required
  • Candidates must possess a strong background working with multiple government contract types: FFP, FPI, FPLOE, T&M, CPAF, CPFF, CPIF, and hybrid contracts.
  • Strong working knowledge in Excel and overall MS Office suite and a working knowledge of relevant software applications, including JAMIS and others.
  • Strong organizational skills, able to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet deadlines.
  • Must be analytical, possess strong communication and presentation skills and have the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team. 
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Prior Government Contracting Experience is preferred

Security Clearance: None

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