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Project Control Analyst (PCA) - REMOTE

Alexandria, Virginia
Job Type
1 May 2022

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon. We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.

SPA has multiple openings for a Project Control Analyst (PCA). The PCA will become a part of our fast-paced, award winning team and play an integral part of our success and growth. This position will report to the Director of Business Management and have a dynamic portfolio of responsibilities. The PCA will have a seat at the table for decision-making and for making SPA a superior company in our industry.


The Project Control Analyst (PCA) thrives on both the program control and corporate controller responsibilities of the job and understands the difference. The PCA shall:

Bring best practices to support our financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures.
Be responsible for creating new program spend plans and EACs.
Attend and be responsible for the financial structure/revenue setup for internal project kick-off meetings.
Develop and maintain customer financial reports and deliverables.
Assist with cash flow by approving and ensuring invoices are submitted to clients in a timely manner and analyzing the overall DSO to look for ways to improve.
Be responsible for program revenue and profit reporting.
Be responsible for subcontractor and consultant accruals, cost tracking and invoice reviews.
Support financial planning, forecasts, and provide controller responsibilities such as A/R, Journal entries, A/P, etc.
Work side by side with Program Managers to help their programs be successful and interacts with all functional and line organizations.
Must continuously be energized by a fast-paced environment and balance closing each month with attending needed PM/customer meetings.

Required Qualifications:

U.S. citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
3+ years of experience with financial planning, analysis and operations in a government contracting setting.
Strong knowledge and experience with FAR compliance, CAS compliance, DCAA compliance, GAAP compliance and SOX compliance.
Must understand financial statements and possess the ability to interpret and evaluate profit and loss statements and balance sheets relevant to operations
Must be proficient in Costpoint or other accounting system.
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  • Job Reference: 579133573-2
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
  • Location: Alexandria, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time