By Light HQ

Project Control Specialist - TS/SCI w/Poly

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 7 months ago(1/5/2022 1:04 PM)
# of Openings
Functional Support
TS/SCI w/ Polygraph


By Light is hiring a Project Control Specialist to support project monitoring and data control, conduct project audits, manage project financials, and serve as the liaison between project management and finance.


Mid-level professional capable of fulfilling the project accounting and cost reporting requirements of multiple mid-sized projects, including day-to-day interface with project management, client and contractor personnel. Also responsible for creating and maintaining the programs indirect budget tracking spreadsheet; compare actuals with indirect costs forecast and review monthly analysis with the Program Manager; analyze and present financial reports, revenue variance, unbilled analysis, and accruals for determination of progress; 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.
  • Maintains Operational and Archival databases (SharePoint) to ensure all project timelines are met and documentation is accessible to all stakeholders.
  • Track subcontractor invoicing cost and monitor performance against purchase order for subcontractor labor and other direct cost funding.
  • Review  and interpret new contracts and modifications
  • Responsible for tracking purchase orders, invoice approvals, payments and material purchases
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s in a related field
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analysis skills

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Costpoint and Govcon experience
  • Familiarity with Wide Area Workflow (WAWF)

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI w/Poly clearance required
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee


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