Serco Inc.

  • Program Control Analyst

    Work Location
    US-FL-Panama City Beach
    Position Type
    Security Clearance
  • Position Description

    Position Summary

    The Program Control Analyst participates in the planning, tracking, analysis and reporting of performance on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and level of risk. The Program Control Analyst is a key member of the program team and works directly with the Program Manager to help define the project's goals and objectives; and recommends actions to improve progress and performance. The Program Control Analyst will have significant interface with Program/Project Managers, senior technical staff, as well as other functional organizations including contracts, finance, accounts receivable, subcontract management and procurement.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Provide cost, schedule and funding planning, reporting, monitoring and analysis support to Program Managers including Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and development of time-phased budgets and schedules.

    Lead project set up in compliance with contractual terms, conditions and requirements.

    Prepare program financial Estimates at Complete (EAC) and meet deadlines for submission requirements.

    Identify project risks and opportunities and provide analytical contribution in working resolution with PM, Contracts, Procurement and Finance/Accounting.

    Review and assess all contract modifications. Advise the program management team of impacts as necessary.

    Monitor costs and manpower on a weekly basis ensuring that actuals are within budget and charged to the correct job number. Process cost transfers as required.

    Perform analytical review and arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation.

    Prepare accurate and complete variance analysis and reporting.

    Prepare/Support Internal Program Review (IPR) presentations for management.

    Prepare financial Contract Data Requirements (CDRL) for programs. Ensure contractual requirements are met and customer financial deliverables are accurate and on time.

    Perform ad-hoc financial analysis on the contract as requested by PMO and others.

    Monitor funding status, providing reliable and timely notification of funding status by line item detail as required.

    Support accounts receivable as required during the billing processing. Monitor billing status and unbilled issues, working with Finance, Contracts, Accounting and PMO to resolve issues in a timely manner.

    Prepare subcontractor and vendor accruals as services/goods are received in accordance with GAAP and internal policies to ensure that the project´s cost/commitment is accurately captured and reported internally and externally.

    Ensure program revenue and profit is recorded in compliance with the EAC.

    Analyze profit risks and opportunities and advise management on the optimal path forward.

    Ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley, FAR and all company policies and procedures as they related to contract performance and financials.

    Provides guidance to less experienced Program Control Analysts.

    Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    Bachelor’s degree in Business or Program Management related field plus 2 to 5 years of Program Control or related and progressive experience with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline is required.

    • 2+ years of Program Control or related experience is required.
    • Candidates must possess a strong background working with multiple government contract types: FFP, FPI, FPLOE, T&M, CPAF, CPFF, CPIF, and hybrid contracts.
    • Expertise in Excel and overall MS Office suite and a working knowledge of relevant software applications, including CostPoint, Cognos and others.
    • Excellent organizational skills, able to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet deadlines.
    • Must be analytical, possess excellent communication and presentation skills and have the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
    • Strong customer service focus.

    Company Overview

    Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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