Sr. Project Controller

Siemens - Reston, VA4.0

Full-time | ContractEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
EducationSkills
Organization: Controlling and Finance
Business Unit: Finance
Requisition Number: 245312
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Reston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:
Senior Project Controller

Position Summary:
Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) is seeking a highly experienced individual for a position as a Senior Project Controller to support one or more project teams [typically category A and B level projects] through providing comprehensive financial support and implementation of project management controls. Responsibilities include budgeting, forecasting, reporting & analysis, business process improvement and month end project settlement activities. This highly visible position requires regular interaction with internal and external customers as well as interactions with senior level staff members.

This position will serve as a commercial partner to the project manager and project teams providing financial leadership and transparency in support of driving a project performance based culture. In addition responsibility includes performing and/or leading the following activities based on the project size and complexity:

Prepare project pricing calculations and documentation
Participate in contract price negotiations
Establish and maintain project WBS including revenue and billing formula’s
Monitor and maintain contract funding / mod reconciliation
Review and approve all major project expenditures (PR’s)
Assist contracts group in negotiating project subcontract agreements
Establish and maintain project budgets, and overall cost control
Prepare Estimate-At-Completion (EAC) and variance analysis [budget vs actual]
Drive project profitability and other performance metrics
Ensure timely and accurate project billings [IDIQ, Cost Plus, T&M, and FFP]
Track, reconcile and work to minimize project unbilled balances
Monitor and work to maximize project cash flow
Prepare risk and opportunity assessments; develop and execute plan to mitigate risks
Prepare ad hoc project reporting and analysis as required
Prepare detailed monthly project rolling forecasts
Conduct monthly project review meetings
Timely and accurate project settlement, prepare month end project journal entries
Assist with contract close out and incurred cost submissions
Support internal and external audits
Setup and maintenance of customer master data in business system
Work with Division Controller on other commercial activities as required
Ensure project accounting is compliant with Siemens and Government accounting standards
Adhere to company policies and procedures
Apply defined business controls required to support company SOX, compliance, and level of authority requirements
Coordinate activities with support teams including Corporate Accounting, IT, HR, Contracts, and Supply Chain Management
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related discipline, MBA a plus
8-10 years of experience relating to Program Controls, Project Controlling [cost-schedule-performance], Financial Analysis, and Pricing in the Government / Defense industry for various contract types and complexity
Experience in developing project pricing models and performing scenario analysis
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Detail oriented and ability to prioritize work and multitask effectively
Ability to work well in both a team setting and independently
Capable of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and motivated to drive change and foster an environment to help achieve business results
Communicate effectively with all levels of management both orally and in written form
Advanced level MS Excel skills with the ability to design complex models. MUST pass Excel Skills Test
Experience with OCONUS / International business
Experience with handling Permanent Establishment, international tax and compliance is a plus
Familiar with EVMS theory and application
Strong understanding of Government contracts, FAR and CAS
Working knowledge of project accounting and GAAP principles
Experience with Deltek Costpoint, Costpoint Project module, and Cognos
Strong project management skills (PMI certification or equivalent a plus)
Security Clearance

Candidate must be a US citizen and may be subject to a government security investigation to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information if needed in the future.