NANA Regional Corporation Project Controls Analyst in Herndon, Virginia
Project Controls Analyst
Cloud Lake Technology is an industry leading Technology and Mission Services Provider, delivering experience-driven and cost-optimized solutions for complex business problems for our customers across the federal, commercial and public sector markets. Cloud Lake Technology is seeking a Cloud Computing Subject Matter Expert (SME) to help develop unique capabilities in Cloud Computing domain and assist our customers achieve their business goals and objectives.
An idea candidate is a vendor agnostic, Cloud Technology Evangelist with extensive experience in architecting and designing a public and private cloud solution.
The project control analyst will work closely with senior leadership in Cloud Lake and with the corporate headquarters to provide real time data, project status, and analysis to the CEO, program managers, project managers, and the contracts team. This person is viewed as a trusted advisor and will be engaged in tracking of all day-to-day operations for this growing organization.
In short, this person will provide comprehensive 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
Tracks PO commitments and initiates purchase requisitions to update funding as necessary
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:
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)
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
5 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 tasks
EQUIPMENT 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 sites
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Might require local travel to client sites< 5%.
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.
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Job: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon
Shift: Day Job
Req ID: CLO00198