Jr. Project Control Analyst in Alexandria, VA at DCS

Date Posted: 6/22/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2022
  • Job ID:
    3842

Job Description

DCS is an employee-owned company focused on providing engineering, programmatic, and technical support services to the Department of Defense and other national security customers. Our Joint Systems Division is seeking a temporary Project Control Analyst (PCA) to work closely with Project Managers, Corporate Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable to provide multifaceted financial and business operations support to maintain strong overall governance of project budgets, revenue recognition, and project processes. The ideal candidate exhibits strong interpersonal skills, collaboration, judgment, teamwork, and the ability to work with various partners. Activities include, but are not limited to, budgeting, cost reporting, procurement support, invoice tracking, and monthly project reporting.

We are looking for a dedicated, skilled PCA who fits our collaborative culture for this challenging, fast-paced position. If you enjoy working with a professional team and are ready to track projects, identify potential problems, and keep projects on track, we encourage you to apply.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist Project Managers on project setup, validation/correction of revenue recognition calculations, and the review of unbilled accounts receivable balances.

Ensure proper cost allocation, budgeting, and tracking for all billed and unbilled expenses.

Provide subcontractor management, including budgeting, invoicing, and tracking.

Project cost against project budgets to ensure proper cost allocation.

Prepare monthly financial and status reporting, including monthly project accruals, and act as liaison between Accounting personnel and Project Managers to ensure properly accounting for monthly expenses.

Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

Assist Project Managers in closing out outstanding obligations.

Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the projects structure, cost accruals, billings and financial reporting.

Analyze actual costs and understand if improper cost allocations have occurred on assigned projects. Also report assigned unbilled balances and other billing inconsistencies.

Maintain constant interaction with Project Managers and Finance and Accounting personnel to ensure the contractual obligations of assigned projects are met and followed and potential risks are mitigated.

Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of all assigned projects related financial information.

Assist Project Managers in preparation of monthly revenue forecasts.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S Citizenship is required.

Ability to obtain a security clearance required.

A High School Diploma or GED plus sixteen years of experience, an Associate's degree plus ten years, a Bachelor's degree plus eight years, or a Master's degree plus six years of experience is required.

Must have experience with FAR, CAS and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), to include a detailed understanding of revenue recognition concepts.

Must be detail oriented and able to work within specified deadlines.

Strong personal computer skills, including detailed working knowledge of Excel capabilities.

Strong written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills.

Strong analytical abilities.

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and requirements.

Ability to learn in a fast-paced environment.

Clear ability to take ownership of issues and pursue potential resolutions through to completion.

Able to work both independently and in a team environment.​

Job Requirements

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