Project Control Analyst

Employer
DCS Corp
Location
Lexington Park, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 26, 2019
Closes
Oct 31, 2019
Ref
1152
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
DCS Corp in Lexington Park MD is seeking a Project Control Analyst (PCA) who will work closely with Project Managers, 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 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.

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 4 years of experience is required.

Must have 10+ years of Project Control experience.

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.

Must have the following:

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.

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