Program Control Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States




SAIC has an opening for a Program Control Analyst (PCA) to provide financial and business operations support to our Defense Systems Customer Group, located in Crane, IN.  The PCA will work collaboratively with both the Program Management (PM) and Corporate Operations teams and will be responsible for financial functions and customer deliverables to include budgeting, forecasting, cost monitoring, variance analysis and invoice review.



  • Provide cost, schedule and funding planning, reporting, monitoring and analysis support to Program Managers including development of time-phased budgets and schedules.

  • Prepare program financial Estimates at Complete (EAC) and meet deadlines for submission requirements.

  • Identify project risks and opportunities and provide analytical contribution in working resolution with PM, Contracts, Procurement and Finance/Accounting.

  • Review and assess all contract modifications. 

  • Advise the program management team of impacts as necessary.

  • 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.

  • Prepare accurate and complete variance analysis and reporting.

  • Prepare/Support Kickoff Review (KR) and Internal Program Review (IPR) presentations.

  • 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 PM and others.

  • Monitor funding status, providing reliable and timely notification of funding status by line item detail as required.

  • Support accounts receivable as required during the billing processing.  Monitor billing status and unbilled issues, working with Finance, Contracts, and Accounting to resolve issues in a timely manner.

  • Prepare subcontractor and vendor accruals as services/goods are received in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal policies to ensure that the project’s cost/commitment is accurately captured and reported internally and externally.

  • Interface with key suppliers to ensure schedules are maintained and deliveries are acceptable.

  • 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 GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, ASC606, FAR and all company policies and procedures as they related to contract performance and financials.




  • High school/GED and seven (7) years of related experience or Associates and five (5) years of related experience or Bachelor's Degree and three (3) years of related experience or Master’s Degree and one (1) year of related experience (will consider experience in lieu of degree). Concentration in Finance, Accounting or business related discipline preferred. 

  • 2+ years of financial tracking experience with a preferred focus in government contract financial support via Program Control, Finance, Cost Estimating, Financial Analysis, or Accounting. 

  • Understanding of financial management as it relates to funding, revenue, cost, profit, accounts receivable, subcontracts and purchase orders. 

  • Must be well versed in MS tools (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) to include advanced Excel skills (e.g. VLOOKUPS and pivot tables). 

  • Must be familiar with various contract types with a preferred focus on CPFF, FFP, and T&M.

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.

  • Security Clearance not required.


Desired Qualifications