Associate Project Controller - 37908 in Linthicum Heights, MD at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/22/2022

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Job Description

Enlighten, an HII company, is looking for an Associate Project Controller that participates in the planning, tracking, analysis and reporting of performance on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and level of risk.  The Project Controller 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 Project Controller will have significant interface with the Financial Manager, Program/Project Managers, senior technical staff, all subcontractors, as well as other functional organizations including contracts, finance, accounts receivable, subcontract management and procurement.


  • 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.
  • Monitor funding status of all subcontractors, providing reliable and timely notification of funding status by line-item detail as required in order to Create, Review, and Submit Incremental funding or De-Obligation Purchase Requests (PRs) for subcontractors.
  • Identify project risks and opportunities and provide analytical contribution in working resolution with PM, Contracts, Procurement and Finance/Accounting.
  • 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 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.
  • Support accounts receivable as required during the billing processing.  Monitor billing status and unbilled issues.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Create, review, and submit Purchase Requests (PRs) for subcontractors, including the development of Statements of Work and Non-Competitive Source Justifications.  Facilitate proactive communication with PMO, Business Operations and Subcontracts Administrator throughout the PR process.
  • Monitor funding status of all subcontractors, providing reliable and timely notification of funding status by line-item detail as required in order to Create, Review, and Submit Incremental funding or De-Obligation Purchase Requests (PRs) for subcontractors.

Security Clearance:

  • Does not need a security clearance on day one but could be processed for a Secret level security clearance and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.

Required Skills:

  • BS in Business or Program Management related field. Education requirements may be waived with 6 years of related experience.
  • 0-3 years of Program Control or related and progressive experience with an emphasis in Finance, or a related discipline is required.  
  • Strong working knowledge in Excel and overall MS Office suite and a working knowledge of relevant software applications.
  • Strong organizational skills, able to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet deadlines.
  • Must be analytical, possess strong communication and presentation skills and have the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.  
  • Strong customer service focus.

Desired Skills: 

  • Candidates must possess a strong background working with multiple government contract types: FFP, FPI, FPLOE, T&M, CPAF, CPFF, CPIF, and hybrid contracts.
  • Database tools (MS Access desired) and Business Intelligence tools (Power BI desired).
  • Significant exposure to Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contracts.
  • Prior experience working within a smaller, fast paced and growing company.
  • Prior experience with BDP (Big Data Platform), technology-based commercial products or AWS is considered a plus.

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit



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We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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