Program Control Analyst

Tampa, FL
Added: February 9, 2024
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Why join us?

There is a reason we receive awards like Best Place to Work, Best Employer, Top Workplace and Candidate Experience winner. Our strength is in our people. Each team member makes a unique contribution to our collective mission, and we recognize that with best-in-class offerings like:

  • Work-life balance to include flexible working opportunities and generous time off.
  • Family-first benefits like adoption reimbursement, pet insurance and mental health resources.
  • Educational perks such as student loan repayment, paid certifications and tuition reimbursement.
  • Career growth opportunities including an internal mobility program and leadership training and development.
  • Diversified healthcare and investment options including multiple medical plans, a stock purchase program and 401(k).

Responsibilities and Duties

We are looking for a Program Control Analyst based in Tampa, FL, Ypsilanti MI or Herndon, VA to provide business analyst support to a variety of exciting DOD programs.

Familiarity with Project Control Life Cycle ( Planning, Tracking, Analysis, Review and Reporting)

Proactively partner with program management team with analysis and recommendations within the scope of program control.

Support preparation of client status reports, program reviews, or program related financial requests for clients, internal management, and other stakeholders.

Build and maintain current, accurate, and timely bottom-up Estimates-at-Completion (EACs) for all project types and conduct monthly review meetings with Stakeholders.

Support the development and maintenance of portfolio forecasts during monthly updates.

Monitor and review project and program expenditures for accuracy and consistency. Collaborate with accounting department in resolving any discrepancies or mis-coding of expenditures.

Coordinate with project team to provide project setup, labor assignments, WBS structure to Project Accounting.

Perform bi-monthly time card analysis to ensure timely and accurate charging; review invoices

Review and analyze contract awards and modifications to ensure program meets financial requirements and expectations.

Support the monthly business rhythms of both the program and finance organizations.

Work independently and as part of a team; coordinate with other office locations and teams such as Contracts and Human Resources

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a secret level security clearance

Minimum of 2 years of experience performing a project control function. Must have knowledge of government contract types.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration with equivalent experience. 4 additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

Flexibility in work schedule during month end close and tight deliverables deadline

Preferred Requirements:

Experience in working on Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) contracts.

Experience in working intercompany transactions especially with commercial teams in a Govt contract environment.

Demonstrated Excel and report-writing skills; experience with Deltek Costpoint, COGNOS and Concur.

Knowledge of or experience with project controls practices and principles, including rules of engagements, status reporting, and what-if analysis.

Strong verbal and written skills.

Demonstrated ability to develop creative solutions to a variety of challenges in a growth environment.

Strong data analytical skills to support the financial and analytical requirements of the position.

Team player with positive, ‘can-do’ attitude and operations support focus.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.