By Light HQ

Project Control Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 4 days ago(2/23/2021 10:15 AM)
# of Openings
Corporate Hiring
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


Looking for a rewarding and challenging career with a dynamic, growing organization? By Light is your answer. We have an immediate need for a Project Control Analyst to support multiple customers across the By Light enterprise in McLean, VA.


  • Proficiency in project finance over multiple operational and project efforts; forecasting and tracking labor costs; assist with invoicing and collections; analyzing actuals, committed and planned costs; responsible for Estimate at Completion (EAC) creation and analysis with operations / client
  • Assist in contract communication and financial analysis with the finance and accounting departments regarding forecasts, funding, burn rate, and profit margin
  • Maintain good internal controls and policies based on contract requirements, accounting/financial standards with regards to project accounting
  • Proactively review established contract processes and procedures, assist with implementing changes where applicable in order to enhance the contracts effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Monitoring timesheet compliance and contractor hours to report on compliance and overages to receive proper authorization and inform management of any issues with labor compliance and charging
  • Control contract resource requests and advise management on labor requirements for contract positions in addition to controlling the contract onboarding and off boarding process
  • Verbal and written communication with both government and By Light Senior Management and Project Managers
  • Assist the contracts’ Program Managers / Deputy Program Managers in managing the contract daily, across all operational aspects of the contract
  • Ensure monthly project financials are accurate and that the customer is fully aware of all financial / funding issues well ahead of time or as needed
  • Provide Monthly Financial Reports and keep track of all outstanding client baselines
  • Track subcontractor funding allocation with Prime contract, subcontractor funding, subcontractor billing and payments
  • Contract financial updates and contract reviews when requested
  • Ad hoc financial analysis on high visible projects, staffing levels and staffing changes

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, or similar field)
  • 2+ years of experience in an Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Understanding of GAAP / FASB
  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Deltek Costpoint experience preferred
  • Cognos report writer
  • MOS Excel Certification preferred

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Must have ability to obtain a Secret Clearance


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