Project Control Analyst
DCS Corp in Alexandria, VA is seeking a Project Control Analyst (PCA) who will work closely with Project Manager’s, Corporate Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable 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 have 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. Assist Project Managers to ensure proper cost allocation, budgeting, and tracking. Assist Project Managers to provide subcontractor management, including budgeting, invoicing, and tracking. Assist Project Managers to project cost against project budgets to ensure proper cost allocation. Assist Project Managers in preparations of monthly financial and status reporting. Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions. Assist Project Managers to closeout outstanding obligations. Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the projects structure, cost accruals, billings and financial reporting. Prepare monthly project accruals, acting as liaison between Accounting personnel and Project Managers to ensure all monthly expenses are accounted for. Analyze actual costs and understand if improper cost allocations have occurred on assigned projects. Analyze, understand and report on assigned unbilled balances. 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. BS/BA degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance and 12 years of experience or MS/MA and 10 years experience. Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance. 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.