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Project Control Specialist

Project Control Specialist

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By Light is hiring a Project Control Specialist to join our team supporting various financial functions for multiple DISA IT projects. The PCS will perform project monitoring and data control, conduct project audits, manage project financials, and serve as the liaison between project management and finance. This position requires an active DOD Secret clearance in order to be considered.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Track project costs, monitor performance against baseline, create purchase requisitions for subcontractor labor and other direct cost funding, and submit monthly financial charts/reports for government tracking.
  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers (PM) regarding contract documents, change orders, and other contract modifications, approvals, and any additional services-related to billing.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the programs indirect budget tracking spreadsheet.
  • Compare actuals with indirect costs forecast and review monthly with the Program Manager.
  • Analyze and present financial reports, revenue variance, unbilled analysis, and accruals for determination of progress.
  • Prepare final invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup for approval by the Accounting Supervisor.
  • Assess and pursue opportunities for maximization of client billing; communicate with the Accounting Manager as to your observations and actions taken.
  • Research any unbilled issues to optimize the billing possibilities for the billing period.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience performing project control functions
  • Active DOD Secret clearance required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Government contracting experience is desired


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities