Program Control Analyst

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Jul 30, 2021

Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a motivated and dedicated Program Control Analyst within the Army IT/C5ISR Operation of SAIC’s Defense & Civilian Sector. 

This position requires proven experience across project planning and control and variance analysis with a background in Federal procurement. Experience in financial planning and analysis is a plus.  Candidate should be familiar with multiple program types (CPAF, CPFF, LOE, FPLOE, FFP, T&M, IDIQs, etc.) with varying degree of complexities.

Only candidates local to Northern VA, Huntsville, AL, or San Diego, CA areas will be considered for remote possibilities.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Interface with program managers, SAIC’s finance, accounting, contracts, subcontracts, and procurement organizations, as well as external customers on a daily basis to address operational issues in a timely and effective manner
  • Support cash flow improvement initiatives by maintaining detailed, complex invoice backup reports that drive customer invoice approvals
  • Preparation of financial deliverables and internal/external reports to include invoicing backup
  • Support development of Annual Operating Plan (AOP), quarterly forecasts, monthly latest revised estimates (LREs), and Estimates At Complete (EACs) 
  • Participate in the development of budgets (spend plans) for assigned programs and perform financial analysis on funding profiles and program financial variances
  • Conducts cost, schedule, and contract performance variance analysis
  • Submit and maintain purchase requisitions for subcontractors, consultants, and materials; monitoring subcontractor’s cost and review/approve of invoices
  • Review and support Request for Proposals (RFPs), prepare pricing models and cost analysis
  • Support other programmatic ad hoc requests, as needed.

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a Finance or Accounting discipline with three (3) years or more of relevant experience in federal government contracting

Required Skills:

  • Experience in providing financial tracking and support for the government customer in areas of Program Control, Finance, Cost Estimating, Financial Analysis, or Accounting
  • Demonstrate the ability to process and analyze large volumes of data in Excel and consolidate into management level reports
  • Knowledge of general and corporate business practices, government contracting regulations and principles, and accounting and finance principles
  • Complete understanding of financial analysis such as ROS, ROC, annual operating plans, accounts receivable, and revenue & profit forecasts, as well as an understanding of the preparation of program baseline data, EAC development, and cost estimating/pricing
  • Can make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, accounting principles
  • Well versed in the entire life cycle of a program from proposal development through contract close out
  • Ability to balance long-term thinking with short-term execution
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to perform effectively within deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), with advanced Excel skillset
  • Ability to prioritize and work with supervision, be persistent in follow-through
  • Must be able to multi-task and support program with efficiency and accuracy

Desired Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Costpoint and Cognos