NANA Regional Corporation Project Control Analyst in Herndon, Virginia

Project Control Analyst

Description

Akima, LLC is a $1.2 billion holding company with 5,600 employees worldwide headquartered just outside Washington, DC, in Herndon, VA. Akima, LLC is a wholly owned unit of the NANA Development Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation and is focused on providing service excellence to the U.S. Federal government through its 27 independent operating companies. These companies have a portfolio of services including Information Technology, Facilities Management & Maintenance, Engineering and Technical Support, Aviation Support, Subject Matter Expertise, and Business Processing. To learn more about Akima, LLC visit our website at www.akima.com .

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Provide project controls support for selected projects within the Organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Project Managers and operation leads in all duties related to financial and performance; planning, tracking, and reporting.

  • Initiate, monitor and maintain proper project setup in Deltek Costpoint via completion and submission of a project setup form (PSF)

  • Form includes: project number structure, funding setup, revenue and billing formula setup, project ceilings, labor categories, billing rates, rate sequence, project workforce, etc.

  • Budgeting and financial analysis:

  • Develops project cost/schedule baselines and budgets

  • Monitors project actuals and resolves issues

  • Monitors outstanding project commitments (e.g., travel, subcontracts)

  • Develops monthly project financial forecasts/EACs and conducts variance analysis

  • Monitors the project’s burn rate against funding remaining

  • Initiates and routes at risk forms for projects that are required to perform at risk

  • Analyze project reports to identify and resolve issues

  • Performs monthly unbilled analysis

  • Communicates project status and findings to Project and Operations Management monthly at a minimum

  • Month End Close

  • Consistently meets all required deadlines (contract modifications, project setup changes, accruals, at risk approvals)

  • Documents project status each month on SharePoint to support Corporate month-end close reviews

  • Proactively monitor project time cards, ensure timecard errors are identified and corrections are processed in timely manner

  • Ensure accuracy of project-related expense reports and ensure timely processing

  • Earned value calculations and analysis for projects, if required

  • Project A/R and A/P:

  • Ensure subcontract/vendor payments are processed and coded correctly and in timely fashion

  • Provide customer specific invoice backup

  • Review and approve draft invoices prior to submission to customer

  • Monitor billing and payment status of customer invoices

  • Perform monthly accrual calculations

  • Assists PM with invoice collection

  • Track contractual obligations and deliverables

  • Assist project team with:

  • Work authorizations

  • Identifying and analyzing project risk

  • Development and execution of internal and external project reviews

  • Schedule updates, analysis, and reporting

  • Initiating Purchase Requisitions and goods receipts in Deltek Costpoint’s Procurement module

  • Generation and analysis of financial reports

  • Communicating timecard and expense practices for the project

  • Customer invoice review and approval prior to submission

  • Funding notificationsto the customer(i.e. 75% letters)

  • Contract Closeouts

  • Contracts / Pricing:

  • Review and analyze contract, subcontracts, and agreements to ensure project meets financial and reporting requirements

  • Assistance with pricing and historical data collection

  • Maintain project files on SharePoint including: Contracts, subcontracts, proposals, budgets & plans, schedules, project review materials, reports, deliverables, invoices, leases and agreements.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related field preferred

  • 8 years experience providing project accounting support for services contracts for Govt. customers

  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, proactive

  • Track record of delivering well-organized and accurate work

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to work well with accounting, contracts, and project personnel to accomplish tasksEQUIPMENT AND APPLICATIONS

  • Deltek CostPoint Project Module Proficiency

  • MS Excel Proficiency (Vloopkup / SUMIF formulas, pivot tables, etc.)

  • Cognos experience preferred

  • Deltek Time and Expense

  • Strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project

  • Experience using and configuring MS SharePoint team sitesWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSMight require local travel to client sites< 5%.

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related field preferred

  • 3 years experience providing project accounting support for services contracts for Govt. customers

  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, proactive

  • Track record of delivering well-organized and accurate work

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to work well with accounting, contracts, and project personnel to accomplish tasksEQUIPMENT AND APPLICATIONS

  • Deltek CostPoint Project Module Proficiency

  • MS Excel Proficiency (Vloopkup / SUMIF formulas, pivot tables, etc.)

  • Cognos experience preferred

  • Deltek Time and Expense

  • Strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project

  • Experience using and configuring MS SharePoint team sitesWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSMight require local travel to client sites< 5%.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation.Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: AKI03441