Senior Project Control/ Financial Analyst
ECS is seeking a Senior Project Control/Financial Analyst to work in our Fairfax, VA office. Job Description: ECS, a segment of ASGN, is seeking a Sr. Project Control/Financial Analyst to join its Project Control Team. This role will be focused on all aspects of project budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis and monthly close. This is a key role in the Project Control Organization responsible for supporting project level financial planning, analysis and reporting at the division/business unit level. The Sr. Program Control/Financial Analyst will report to the Sr. Manager, Project Control and will work closely with Corporate FP&A and Accounting department. RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with Project team and Accounting to drive monthly close, to ensure cost and revenue accruals, and revenue adjustments are prepared and processed in a timely manner, in accordance with established policies and procedures; Upon close, extract actuals data against forecast/budget/guidance to complete variance analysis for relevant time periods ( QoQ, YoY) Help Project Managers develop Estimate at Completion (EAC) template and forecast Work with Project Managers/Division Directors and Business Unit leadership to develop project level annual budget and monthly recurring forecasts, and provide financial counsel as needed Monitor monthly/quarterly bookings and backlog and reconcile actual bookings/backlog data against plan/forecast. Perform trend and variance analysis on key financial metrics to includes Sales, Gross Profit, EBITDA, DSO and Orders/Backlog. Prepare and present project financials to program/division/business unit leadership on monthly/quarterly/annual basis. Identify potential risks and opportunities as a part of recurring forecast analysis and communicate them to the leadership. Work with Project Operations team to identify "at risk" funding and mitigation solutions. Determine impact on direct projects for over/under applied indirect costs throughout the year to ensure adequate funding and maximization of revenues and profits Support Corp FP&A in responding to internal and external reporting needs regarding individual project/division/business unit level financials Support process improvement initiatives to make effective changes in the area of financial systems, project financial control and reporting and financial dashboarding Required Skills: Bachelor's degree is required, preferable in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. 5+ years' experience in Project Finance and/or FP&A in a government contracting environment. Experience using Deltek Costpoint, IBM Cognos Analytics Experience using Oracle Hyperion SmartView or similar Planning/Budgeting tool preferred but not required Knowledge of government contract types to include Firm Fixed Price, Time and Materials and Cost Reimbursable. Must be organized, detail oriented, motivated and able to multitask in a fast paced and dynamic work environment. Experience with Microsoft Office suite, proficiency in Excel is essential Ability to interact and communicate, both oral and written, with individuals across the organization and comfortable with presenting to higher leadership. Self-motivated and results-oriented dedicated individual with a strong work ethic Ability to think critically to solve problems Desired Skills: Experience working with cross functional teams to drive efficiencies and improve process ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.