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Associate, Project Controls Analyst

Company: IDS International
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Associate, Project Controls Analyst

Why IDS?

IDS believes in resolving conflict, building innovative approaches to do so. Combining operational expertise with an intimate understanding of today's greatest challenges, we bring our customers the solutions required for success in a complex and multidimensional world. IDS tailors solutions for a diverse range of government, military, nonprofit, and public-sector clients.

Outstanding past performance built IDS's reputation as the leading provider of support for multifaceted operations.

GovSource, a subsidiary of IDS International, is looking for a Project Control Analyst to join our Arlington, Virginia office to support our Training Division. Although the position is currently remote, it will be in office after the pandemic. This position will report to the head of the Training Division.


  • Run project status reports and job cost transaction reports to monitor costs and maintain project budget.
  • Approve and properly classify costs charged to contracts.
  • Analyze and provide cost variance reports for assigned programs.
  • Setup and maintain contract work breakdown structure and employee time and expense entry in ERP system.
  • Prepare and enter monthly cost accruals and monthly customer billings.
  • Review direct costs regularly and identify potential issues, recommend corrective actions, and provide support to avoid errors and risk.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of overall related professional experience.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience with government contracting, financial reporting, and analysis.
  • Knowledge of full contract-life cycle support to ensure financial management of contracts, and GAAP and FAR principles.
  • Knowledge of policy, compliance, and risk requirements for government contracting. Experience using financial and accounting (ERP) systems.
  • The employee must be flexible regarding work hours as they will vary based on work needs with foreign subsidiaries.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with JAMIS Prime.

Computer Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) with significant proficiency in Excel.

GovSource benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - may vary by project site or contract
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

Must be an effective communicator both verbally and in writing. Most positions require ability to work on a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time. Computer activities include reading, reviewing and analyzing information, as well as providing recommendations, summaries, and reports in written or verbal format. Additionally, positions require ability to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; as well as speak and hear.

Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.

If you are unable to apply through the portal and need to speak to someone about necessary accommodations to apply, please email and we will follow up with you. Do not submit resumes and applications through this email.

Keywords: IDS International, Arlington , Associate, Project Controls Analyst, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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