Program Control Analyst Principal - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Program Control Analyst Senior


Job Description: Oversees and manages the budget and financial management aspects of NRO mission operations and mission support requirements.  Performs detailed and complex analyses of contract and non-contract budgetary and financial requirements and trends.  Serves as a key liaison between technical planners and managers; contract managers and administrators; and multiple levels of government leaders, managers, and decision makers. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.  Learns and proficiently utilizes multiple web-based financial systems to properly account for budget plans, requirements, transfers, and to complete any transaction necessary to facilitate budget execution.  Works to achieve complete understanding and wide application of federal and NRO financial principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Performs assignments as instructed and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives.  Manages time carefully to balance competing priorities and critical schedules.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform budget and financial management for multiple portfolios within the NRO mission operations and mission support directorates
  • Perform complex and detailed contract analyses to ensure appropriate funding is planned and properly executed
  • Review program requirements, funding, and spend plans for accuracy and completeness ensuring optimal use of critical government resources.
  • Identify and convey resource trade-offs within and among competing programs and provide senior managers with resource alternatives.
  • Learn and optimally use corporate resource information repositories, databases, decision support tools, strategies, processes, procedures and reports to ensure accurate financial reporting and management oversight in support of program initiatives.
  • Perform monthly consolidation of invoice approval and coordination data from divisions and sites
  • Review funding documentation for accuracy and compliance with applicable NRO policies and instructions. 
  • Maintain appropriate internal controls to minimize data inaccuracy and/or unauthorized use of NRO funds.
  • Consolidate and review program level UFRs, recommending changes and prioritization to senior management.
  • Edit and draft budget summaries, charts, memoranda, issue papers and talking points for senior management.
  • Prepare and brief senior government management, collaborate with COTRs/CLIN managers to accurately fund government contracts, recommend options to fund high-priority mission essential projects.


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience.

Clearance to be able to remain on the program: TS/SCI with Polygraph



Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and eight (8) years or more of related experience; or Master and six (6) years or more of related experience.   

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with NRO financial systems and tools
  • Experience with and understanding of DoD PPBE processes
  • Critical thinking and ability to work well with a wide variety of customers requesting financial data
  • Highly effective time management skills