Project Control Analyst

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Job Title: Project Control Analyst

Job Location: Vienna, VA or Tampa, FL

Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required. 

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a Project Control Analyst (PCA) to join our team in Vienna, VA or Tampa, FL. 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of overall planning
  • Tracking, analysis and reporting of projects of varying contract type, size, complexity and levels of risk
  • Complying with financial policies & procedures for all programs and projects.
  • Provide cost control analysis support to the Program/Project/Task Managers, while constantly interacting with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Contracts personnel and other Finance Departments within the organizations.
  • Conducts audits and analysis of their organization’s direct and indirect costs, and reviews their practices and procedures, ensuring that labor and non-labor charges are approved, allowable, and processed in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the financial forecast, commitments, and expenditures while maintaining cost/schedule baselines.
  • Develop and maintain Estimates at Completion (EACs) & related cost analyses.
  • Support all related financial policies, supporting all invoicing requirements, performing risk management, performing projection analyses of cash flow & profitability for the program, completion of all internal and external contract/program financial deliverables, supporting IPRs, supporting 
  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Position requires a minimum of three (3) years of related experience in Government Contracting.
  • Demonstrated capability to forecast, identify variances from a project plan / pricing, provide first-level financial analysis to a PM, and take proactive steps to manage project Cost/Schedule/Performance.
  • Understanding of the different contract types, i.e. CPFF, FP, T&M
  • Demonstrated experience in reconciling invoices, weekly financial status reports, and monthly close-out documents.
  • Must be skilled in Microsoft Business Suite, particularly using advanced Excel capabilities and functions such as macros, lookups, pivot tables, and dynamic charts and graphs.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Deltek Costpoint.
  • Demonstrated understanding of account receivable, accounts payable, and payroll applications.
  • Able to maintain all project financials in a compliant manner according to company policy and procedures.
  • Due to the nature of the work and US Government required, US Citizenship is required.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent. 
  • In lieu of a degree, each year of direct-related work experience can be accepted as 1 year of education toward a degree. 

Trace Systems

Trace Systems Inc. was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide enterprise IT, engineering, full life-cycle communications, cybersecurity, cloud and virtualization services and solutions to the United States Department of Defense and other federal agencies.  


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. To learn more about our current openings, text ‘tracejobs’ to 97211 or apply directly through our website #jointracesystems


COVID Policy: In accordance with the Executive Order 14042 on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, Trace Systems is obligated to comply with the requirements that all employees be vaccinated from COVID-19. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment prior to the start of employment.


Trace Systems is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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