Project Control Analyst

Employer
DCS Corp
Location
Lexington Park, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 29, 2022
Closes
Sep 02, 2022
Ref
4127
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
DCS Corp is seeking a Project Control Analyst (PCA) who will work closely with Project Managers, Corporate Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Subcontractor companies to provide multi-faceted financial and business operations support to maintain strong overall governance of project budgets, revenue recognition, and project processes. The ideal candidate should exhibit 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.

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.

Remote work is acceptable with minimal travel (maximum of 1 to 2 trips per year).

Required Skills:

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

A High School Diploma or GED plus 16 years of experience, an Associate's degree plus 10 years, a Bachelor's degree plus 8 years or a Master's degree plus 6 years of experience is required.

Must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance within 6-9 months.

Desired Skills:

Experience with Costpoint/Deltek.

Experience with Cognos reporting.

Understanding of revenue recognition concepts.

EVM a plus but not required.

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