Project Control Analyst

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Oct 16, 2020
Closes
Oct 23, 2020
Function
Analyst
Industry
Research
Hours
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.

estat has a new opportunity for a Project Control Analyst to join a newly-created functional team which supports the company's Practice Areas. 

Job Responsibilities:

· Develop budgets for program teams that align to contractual requirements, proposal and program WBS.
· Strong 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.  
· Review trends to assess accuracy of the financial forecast and work with program team to remediate any issues. 
· 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. 
· Comply with company, client, local and other legal requirements and regulations. 
· Track the progress of activities with financial implications such as milestones with progress payments.
· Prepare and manage project specific deliverables related to financial or contractual requirements (such as invoicing, supporting back-up data, limitation of funds communications, etc.). 
· Responsible for accuracy of financial reporting to client and Practice Areas. 
· Work with contracts to review vendor and consultant agreements to validate appropriate funding and contract type based on prime contract including subcontracts and materials purchases.

Basic Qualifications:
· A Bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, finance or accounting and a minimum of 5 years of experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:
· PMP 
· Experience with project set-up and maintenance, using Deltek Costpoint or related system
· Experience with Financial planning systems, preferably TM1. 
· Skilled with Excel for data manipulation and analysis such as pivot tables, lookups, etc. 
· Experience with government contract financial management.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

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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