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Project Control Analyst III at Akima, LLC in biloxi, Mississippi

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Work Where it Matters

Five Rivers Services (FRS), an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At FRS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders, FRS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers, FRS provides full-spectrum capabilities including enterprise IT support services, satellite and communications IT operations and maintenance support, classified and unclassified base operations and administrative services, and more.

As a FRS employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Five Rivers Services is looking for a Project Control Analyst III to work remotely.  To join our outstanding team of professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities: 

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

  • Initiate, monitor and maintain proper project setup in Deltek Costpoint via completion and submission of a project setup form

  • Form includes: project number structure, funding setup, revenue and billing formula setup, project ceilings, labor categories, billing rates, rate sequence, project workforce, etc.

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

  • 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 Govt.  customers

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:  

  • 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

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.  If you are an individual with a disability, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or 571-353-7053 (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

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