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Project Control Specialist 15960941

Arlington, VA
Cordia is partnered with an industry-leading technology company who is seeking a Project Control Specialist to join their team on a contract basis with the potential for contract to hire. Details below!

Title: Project Control Specialist
Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA
Hourly Rate: $30.00 - $35.00/hour
Job Type: Contract / Contract to Hire
Requirements: CostPoint 7

The Project Control Specialist will analyze and maintain project/program estimates at completion / estimates to completion (EACs / ETCs) for multiple projects of varying contract type, size, complexity, and risk level. You will work closely with project managers to provide recommendations on managing project financials and support financial forecasting and reporting functions. The ability to speak knowledgably about project control processes and requirements is crucial to this position.

  • Assist project managers with EAC spend plan creation and maintenance
  • Review and analyze monthly project costs and revenue; monitor actual cost performance against plans/budgets; prepare variance analysis, reports, and presentations timely to project managers
  • Analyze and report on project profitability
  • Provide accurate data for inclusion in corporate revenue forecasts and staff plans
  • Support any ad hoc analysis, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, as required
  • Support monthly financial close processes, report distribution, and other related duties, as required
  • Participate in project set-up meetings, providing guidance, as necessary
  • Create briefings and conduct analysis to support practice and sector leadership teams by supporting project management reviews, financial management reviews, and other related duties as required
  • Conduct analysis to ensure forecasting module / database is well maintained; test, trouble shoot and clean up the database, as required
  • Support development and creation of custom Power BI applications and reporting
  • Conduct dashboard analysis and explain findings to relevant stakeholders

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting
  • 5 + years of experience in government contracting and commercial sector performing in a Project Control, Finance / Accounting, or related role
  • 5 + years of hands-on experience using Deltek Costpoint Budgeting and Planning (or a similar forecasting system)
  • 5 + years of hands-on experience using Cognos Enterprise Reporting / Cognos Analytics
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills and proficiency with MS Office

Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong background working with multiple contract types (CPFF, T&M, FFP)
  • Knowledge of Federal contracting project control requirements
  • Ability to analyze project financials using EAC/ETC modeling, conduct variance analysis, and make recommendations (e.g., profitability impacts, risk mitigation measures)
  • Prior Project Management experience a plus
  • Prior experience with macro development a plus
  • Ability to determine KPIs (with input from stakeholders) and how to present them
  • Comfortable using OneNote and SharePoint to document work clearly and save it centrally
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels within the organization
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple, simultaneous processes from initiation to successful completion
  • Ability to manage one's own time to develop, prioritize, organize, and perform work
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings
Benefits of Working with Cordia Resources  
Cordia Resources is a leading recruiting and staffing firm in the Washington, DC area. We focus on building strong relationships with employers and job seekers, like you, because we care about opening new doors to career opportunities and helping our clients grow. Join our consulting team to benefit from our best-in-class Consultant Care program, multiple project opportunities, health and retirement benefits, participation in company events, among others.  
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