Senior Project Control Analyst- Remote

Rockville , MD
Feb 24, 2023
Jun 02, 2023
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat is currently seeking a Senior Project Control Analyst. The Project Control team provides a full range of project financial management and oversight acting as business financial advisors and strategic partners. The team regularly reviews reports, and highlights and addresses project financial and Estimate-At-Completion (EAC)/budget concerns with project owners. Project Control consolidates project financials at the practice and sector levels in preparation for review by corporate management as part of the company's standard review process.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for accuracy in financial reporting for cost, revenue and profitability internally to the division and finance department, as well as externally to the client(s) in accordance with contractual obligations.
  • Oversee development of budgets for program teams that align to contractual requirements, proposal and program WBS.
  • Responsible for accuracy of financial reporting to client and Practice Areas.
  • Effective communication skills with respect to identifying and explaining financial risks/implications of project management decisions.
  • Review, validate and report project actual costs incurred for labor, expense and travel.
  • Work with Program Team to collect bottom-up financial forecasts/Estimate to complete and enter into Program Financial Management Tool.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 8 years of experience in Project Controls.
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint and TM1 or similar project forecasting tools.
  • Skilled with Excel for data manipulation and analysis such as pivot tables, lookups, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with government contract financial management particularly with HHS (Health and Human Services) and/or Education.
  • Supervisory experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients
  • Organization skills, including time management ability
  • Detail oriented

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave (15 days per year)
  • Sick Leave (10 days per year) 
  • Holiday Leave (7 government holidays plus 2 floating holidays)
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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