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Project Controller

Location: Chantilly
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

WANTED: AMERICAN SYSTEMS is hiring a cleared Project Controller in our Chantilly, VA office. This position will support a key program and may be asked to support other programs as workload allows. This position will report to the Assistant Offering Controller.
As a Project Controller, you will:

  • Work with a team of motivated and highly skilled professionals.
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.
    A week in the life of a Project Controller:
    The Project Controller participates in the setup, planning, tracking, analysis and reporting for multiple projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and level of risk. This individual will have an understanding and wide application of principles, concepts, practices and standards in Project Control and have a broad knowledge of industry practices. Responsibilities include significant interface with program/project managers, customers, subcontractors and technical staff as well as other functional support areas including contracts, finance, accounts receivable, procurement; both subcontracts and purchasing, etc. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Establish a business relationship with assigned Program/Project Manager(s) (to include Directorate management if applicable). Provide financial guidance and support to facilitate the accurate set-up, performance and reporting of projects. This will include providing guidance and roll-up data for weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly data-calls. Based upon knowledge of project performance, assist in the development of forecasts on a monthly or quarterly basis.
    • Understand the contract document(s). Identify and confirm requirements with the Contracts Administrator and the Program/Project Manager(s) to include reporting and invoicing obligations and other items that may affect the project's set up in Costpoint. Maintain PC project working files to include base contract and all subsequent modifications.
    • Set up and maintain assigned projects in Costpoint based on project and contract requirements and in compliance with the Company's set up rules to ensure the proper recognition of revenue along with reporting to support contract requirements.
    • Monitor work-at-risk projects. Ensure compliance with the Company's work-at-risk and revenue-at-risk policies.
    • Review actual project expenses for accuracy and completeness. Identify and correct any issues in a timely manner to ensure the proper recognition of revenue and a correct invoice.
    • Coordinate with the Program Project Manager(s) on a monthly to help prepare updated estimates to complete as part of the (EAC) for revenue recognition.
    • Regularly monitor assigned project performance and cost estimates to complete (ETC)/estimates at completion (EAC) for reasonableness against plans and actual expense rate. Research and provide timely explanations for variations in project performance to Finance Accounting. Based on the analysis of data, provide observations and recommendations to the Program Project Manager.
    • Prepare and provide assorted reports for internal and/or external customers to include funding summaries, Limitation of Funds (LOF) and Limitation of Costs (LOC) notifications (in coordination with the Contract Administrator), Project Status Report (PSR) queries and other reports as required.
    • Together with the billing department, ensure project invoices are accurately prepared, reviewed, approved, and timely submitted. As necessary, assist the Program/Project Manager(s) in collecting client receivables and managing days sales outstanding (DSO).
    • Provide monthly reconciliation of billed/unbilled vs. revenue activity to include researching unexplained reconciling items.
    • As required, assist Program Project Managers and members of the Pricing Group with bid and pricing support and proposal development.
    • Provide assistance in the development of yearly business plans and monthly updates to the forecast for assigned Program/Project Managers and Directors.
    • Ensure compliance with the Company's financial policies and procedures to include revenue recognition policies and project set up rules. Serve as a liaison between the business office and operations.
    • Continually assess ongoing processes to identify areas for potential improvement. As required, participate in initiatives to improve processes (i.e. participate in working groups).
      Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. AWARDED BEST OF THE BEST by U.S. Veterans

      Job Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with an emphasis in finance, accounting or other related discipline.
      • 6+ years of Project Control or related experience is required.
      • The candidate must possess a strong background working with multiple contract types-FFP, FPLOE, T&M, CPAF, CPFF, hybrid contracts and applicable FAR and DFAR clauses.
      • The candidate must have a working knowledge of Government Contracting and the ability to complete assignments of moderate complexity on time within a fast-paced environment.
      • The candidate must be able to multi-task and support different customers/projects that may be at different locations.
      • A working knowledge of Deltek Costpoint is essential.
      • Candidates should be able to work independently and as part of a team depending on the circumstances.
      • The candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate their analytical skills, and communication skills-both verbal and written and be able to work efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines and requirements.
      • Strong working, hands on knowledge of MS Office Software (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), Deltek Costpoint Project Module and Cognos (CER) reporting.

        EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

Keywords: AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Chantilly , Project Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chantilly, Virginia

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