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Program Control Analyst

Job ID: 2016169
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2020
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Program Control
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


Program Control Analyst    

Is meaningful work important to you? Be part of a team that makes a difference!

Join SAIC with employee’s worldwide providing technology and software professional support to the government and commercial customers.  We are a leader in defense solutions and services, whose people provide thought leadership, customer knowledge, technical skill and flawless execution to deliver outstanding mission performance.


Works under general direction on routine work.  May receive detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.  Follows established procedures.  Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.  The Program Controller participates in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on multiple projects of varying contract type, size, complexity, and level of risk. Responsibilities include significant interface with project managers, senior technical staff, as well as other functional organizations including contracts, finance, accounts receivable, procurement, subcontract management, etc.


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Administer and track the progress of contracts from award to contract closeout to include contract set-up, billing and reporting.

  • Monitor and prepare reports on cost and schedule variances in order to keep project on schedule and budget and follows established procedures while contributing to the completion of organizational projects and goals.
  • Review and monitor contract funding and expenditures.
  • Analyze and reconcile cash flow, profitability, invoicing, Unbillables, costs on hold, subcontracts invoice and prepare commitment/accrual to validate current project status. 

  • Ensure revenue is recorded according to the EAC and provide accurate data for inclusion in quarterly forecast plans and Annual Operating Plans.

  • Ability to build and maintain bottom’s up estimate at completions on all project types, meet deadlines for submissions, certifications and provide management with ongoing status of EACs and detailed Budgets as contractually required.

  • Ensures adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley and all corporate policies and procedures as they relate to contract performance and financials.

  • Manage subcontractor invoice process i.e. approve, process for payment and maintain subcontractor financial data & funding status.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration and 3-6 years government contracts experience or comparable financial and accounting experience.  Minimum of 3 years of program control experience is required preferably in government contracting. 


REQUIRED SKILLS: Candidates must possess a strong background working with multiple contract

Types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time

and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), and hybrid contracts.  The ability to complete assignments of moderate complexity on time within a fast paced environment. Ability to learn new process tools, multi-task and provide exceptional support to management.


REASONING SKILLS: Requires the skills to create courses of action and proactively solve problems by conducting research, providing solutions, and predicting possible outcomes. Possess ability to prepare and present “what-if” scenarios.  Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work in an aggressive deadline-oriented environment


VERBAL & WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Analytical, communication and presentations skills needed as well as the ability to operate independently and as a strong member of a team.


COMPUTER SKILLS: Requires mastery of basic MS Office Software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Requires ability to learn new applications for data entry and verification.  Prefer working knowledge of Cost Point and Cognos.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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