Position Description

Junior Program Control Analyst (Hybrid)
Location Fairfax, VA
Req # 14207
# of openings 1
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ECS is seeking a Junior Program Control Analyst.

Please note: this is a remote/hybrid position- majority of time position can currently be supported remotely but applicant must be within driving distance to the Northern Virginia area once or twice monthly.

Job Description:

ECS, a segment of ASGN, is seeking a Junior Program Control Analyst to join its growing Project Control Team. This role will be focused on all aspects of project budgeting and forecasting, variance analysis and monthly close. This role is responsible for supporting project level financial planning, analysis and reporting. The Jr. Project Control Analyst will report to a Project Control Manager and will work closely with the Operations team, Corporate FP&A, and Accounting departments.


  • Work with Project Manager and Accounting to drive monthly close, to ensure cost and revenue accruals, and revenue adjustments are prepared and processed in a timely manner, in accordance with established policies and procedures; Upon close, extract actuals data against forecast/budget/guidance to complete variance analysis for relevant time periods.
  • Help Project Managers develop Estimate at Completion (EAC) template and forecast.
  • Work with Project Managers to develop project level monthly forecast and provide financial counsel as needed; identify potential risks and opportunities as a part of recurring forecast analysis and communicate them to the leadership.
  • Perform trend and variance analysis on key financial metrics to includes Sales, Gross Profit, Operating Profit.
  • Work with Project Operations team to identify "at risk" funding and mitigation solutions.
  • Support Corp FP&A in responding to internal and external reporting needs regarding individual project level financials
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to make effective changes in the area of financial systems, project financial control and reporting and financial dashboarding.

Salary: $60K+

General Description of Benefits

Required Skills: 

  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferable in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • 1-3 years' Finance/Project Control experience preferably in a government contracting environment.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals across the organization.
  • Experience with Excel.

Desired Skills: 

  • Willingness to learn new skills and financial systems.
  • Inherent interest to work with large set of data and strategic analysis.
  • Organized, detail oriented, motivated and able to multitask in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Experience with CostPoint, Hyperion, and COGNOS is a plus.


ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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