Project Control Analyst

Rockville , MD
Jan 21, 2022
Feb 02, 2022
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.

Westat is seeking an experienced Project Control Analyst to join its Corporate Project Controls team. This role is based in Rockville, Maryland and telework eligible.

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 mediate 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:
· Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in project controls.
· Experience with Deltek Costpoint and TM1.
· Skilled with Excel for data manipulation and analysis such as pivot tables, lookups, etc.
· Experience with government contract financial management.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account


Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

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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