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Project Control Analyst IV - Hybrid Remote at Akima, LLC in Vienna, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Akima is a global enterprise with more than 7,500 employees, delivering agile solutions to the federal government in the core areas of facilities, maintenance, and repair; information technology; logistics; protective services; systems engineering; mission support; furniture, fixtures & equipment (FF&E); and construction. As a subsidiary of NANA, an Alaska Native Corporation owned by more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders, Akima’s core mission is to enable superior outcomes for our customers’ missions while simultaneously creating a long-lived asset for NANA consistent with our Iñupiat values. In 2020, Washington Technology ranked Akima #39 amongst the top 100 government contractors. To learn more about building your career with the Akima portfolio of companies, visit

Job Summary:

Provide project controls support for selected projects within the Akima, LLC Organization. This position will be aligned with Lockwood Hills to support a large, complex, multi- location program, and a joint venture team.  This is a highly visible role, and the person in this role is seen as a trusted advisor and internal subject matter expert.  



  • Assist Project/Program Managers in all duties related to financial and performance; planning, tracking, billing and reporting.

  • Initiate, monitor and maintain proper project setup in Deltek Costpoint via completion and submission of a project setup form. Project setup form includes: project number structure, funding setup, revenue and billing formula setup, project ceilings, labor categories, billing rates, rate sequence, project workforce, intercompany work orders, and other duties as assigned. 

  • Work with the project teams and program managers, create ad hoc reports, engage in continuous process improvement, and communicate regularly with internal project team members, internal and external  stakeholders.

  • Budgeting and financial analysis:

    • Develops project cost/schedule baselines and budgets.

    • Monitors project actuals and resolves issues.

    • Monitors outstanding project commitments.

    • Develops monthly project financial forecasts/EACs and conducts variance analysis.

    • Monitors the project’s burn rate against funding remaining.

    • Analyze project reports to identify and resolve issues.

    • Communicates project status and findings to Project Management staff biweekly and Supervisor and Finance staff monthly.

    • Documents project status for month-end close reviews.

    • Proactively monitor project time cards, ensure timecard errors are identified and corrections are processed in timely manner.

    • Ensure accuracy of project-related expense reports and ensure timely processing.

  • Project A/R and A/P:

    • Ensure subcontract/vendor payments are processed correctly and in timely fashion.

    • Provide customer specific invoice backup.

    • Initiate customer invoices, provide QA and  ongoing analysis to improve DSO.

    • Monitor billing and payment status of customer invoices.

    • Perform unbilled analysis and monthly accrual calculations.

    • Assists PM with invoice collection.

    • Track contractual obligations and deliverables.

  • Assist project team with:

    • Work authorizations.

    • Identifying and analyzing project risk.

    • Development and execution of internal and external project reviews.

    • Initiating Purchase Requisitions and goods receipts in Deltek Costpoint’s Procurement module.

    • Generation and analysis of financial reports.

    • Communicating timecard and expense practices for the project.

    • Customer invoice review and approval prior to submission.

    • Funding notifications to the customer (i.e. 75% letters).

    • Contract Closeouts.

  • Contracts / Pricing:

    • Review and analyze contract, subcontracts, and agreements to ensure project meets financial and reporting requirements.

    • Assistance with pricing and historical data collection.

    • Responsible for the development and submission of quarterly unbilled analysis packages.

    • Oversee / assist with project closeout activities.

    • Maintain project files on SharePoint including:  contracts & contact modifications, subcontracts, proposals, budgets & plans, schedules, project review materials, reports, deliverables, invoices, leases and agreements.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related field preferred.

  • 8+ years’ experience providing project accounting support for services contracts for Government  customers.

  • Experience presenting synthesized information to senior management, with ability to perform research quickly and provide real time data.

  • Exceptionally strong financial analysis and data mining skills. 

  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, proactive.

  • Track record of delivering well-organized and accurate work.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to work well with accounting, contracts, and project personnel to accomplish tasks.

  • Stong understanding of etmates at complettion and estimates to completion as well as unbilled analysis.

Equipment and Applications Requirements:

  • CostPoint Project Module Proficiency - Required.

  • Cognos – Preferred.

  • Deltek Time and Expense - Preferred.

  • MS Excel Proficiency.

  • Strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project.

  • Experience using MS SharePoint a plus.


You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.


The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website. 


Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.


In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.



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