Associate Project Control Analyst - Remote (Full-time or Part-time)

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 30, 2021
Closes
Oct 29, 2021
Ref
2970
Function
Other
Industry
Science
Hours
Full Time
Associate Project Control Analyst

US Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes) is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

The Associate Project Control Analyst works with internal project leaders and liaises with the Contracts Department to forecast, monitor and report on project expenditures. This role performs financial reporting on a project/contracts level. The Associate Project Control Analyst, in coordination with the Contracts Department, also supports the project team in the implementation, monitoring, and reporting of subcontractor, consultant, clinical site and vendor agreements and expenditures.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all aspects of planning, tracking, analysis and reporting for projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and levels of risk, while complying with overarching financial policies & procedures.
  • Ability to forecast and identify variances from project plans and pricing; manage change orders and required pricing adjustments; provide first-level financial analysis to Project Leads; and take proactive steps to manage project Cost/Schedule/Performance via liaising between Contracts and Project Leads
  • Develops and maintains both revenue recognition and management of Estimates to Complete (ETCs), Estimates at Completion (EACs), burn rate analyses, and related cost analyses.
  • Responsible for numerous financial reports detailing monthly progress of the project
  • Responsible on a project level for all aspects of project financial responsibilities including but not limited to reviewing budgets, receivables and open commitments, monthly closing information, risk analysis, analytical support, and project cost variances.
  • Work alongside Project Leads to maintain project budgets including monthly budgeted vs. actual cost analysis; create financial forecasts based upon input from the Project Leads; maintain forecasting reports; and identify and communicate any risks such as cost overruns, under spending, vacancy issues etc. to the project leads
  • Review monthly billing for accuracy and potential issues. Research and take or recommend actions to correct issues identified. Potential identifiable issues include but are not limited to: costs charged to a contract where the POP has ended, inaccurate revenue and profit recognition, unapproved workforce charging, etc.
  • Prepare internal and external reports on the financial status of assigned projects, including documentation and pricing in support of contract modifications and change control process throughout the project life cycle.
  • Review and provide necessary LCATs and LCAT billing rates and period of performance to Contracts; and assign LCATs to staff.
  • Prepare presentation of financial status and performance as regular updates for operations meetings, for project management on at least monthly basis, and for Research Unit reviews on a quarterly basis
  • Perform subcontractor and purchase order management activities including preparing purchase requisitions, processing of invoices, and preparation of accruals for projects
  • Responsible for all aspects of planning, processing, submitting, and reconciling clinical site payments as need per project
  • Perform any Ad Hoc reporting requested by either Project Leads or Contract Managers
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience
  • Bachelor's degree is required preferably in a Business, Accounting or Finance disciplines with 1 year of professional experience in budgeting, finance and/or Federal/Commercial contracts management
  • Experience with various types of contracts, subcontracts, or grants to include Cost Reimbursable contracts, Firm Fixed Price (FFP) and Time and Material (T&M) contracts
  • Experience working with or for a Contract Research Organization (CRO) a plus, especially within clinical trials and/or pharmaceuticals setting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work comfortably with budgets and multiple company departments
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong computer skills including high proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and data analysis software packages; familiarity with Microsoft Access and Project


Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • Unlimited Approved Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k & Profit Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Casual Dress Code & Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

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