Senior Program Control Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States




SAIC is seeking a strong Senior Program Controller to support multiple programs within the National Security Customer Group.  The position will report to the Program Control Team Manager.


This position requires strong program financial reporting skills to include responsibility for accurate forecasting, project planning and control, financial planning and analysis, variance analysis, cash flow management, and compliance with external and internal policies.


The position requires flexibility and strong interface with the SAIC’s finance, accounting, contracts, subcontracts, and procurement organizations on a daily basis to address operational issues in a timely and effective manner.


The position is based in Chantilly, VA; however, it is flexible to other locations within the United States.


Responsibilities include:

  • Performs moderate to complex financial/administrative reporting for contracts and/or programs. 
  • Directs, implements, and administers formal aspects of program in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies, and government regulations.  Responsible for the development of program related financial data.
  • Manage all program office procurement responsibilities for a team of subcontractors and consultants, e.g., managing the process of establishing agreements (cost-plus, T&M, or FFP), maintaining purchase orders and processing invoices.
  • Provide support to Program Managers related to financial planning and execution to support achieving established Annual Operation Plan (AOP) goals.
  • Participate in the development of cost controls, procedures, systems, and forecasting techniques to evaluate contract/program status, ensuring compliance with government and customer requirements. 
  • Conducts costs, schedule, contract performance, variance, and risk analysis, proposal preparation, and prepares reports as required. 
  • Well versed in the entire life cycle of a program from proposal development through execution and to close out. 




Required Education & Experience

  • Position requires a Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of government contracting experience with emphasis in providing financial tracking and support for the government customer in areas of Program Control, Finance, Cost Estimating, Financial Analysis, or Accounting.
  • Knowledge of general and corporate business practices, government contracting regulations and principles, and accounting and finance principles. Must be versed in various contract vehicles, i.e., CPAF, CPFF, LOE, FPLOE, FFP, T&M, IDIQs, etc. Preferred knowledge of FAR/DFAR, DCAA compliance and audits.
  • Complete understanding of financial analysis such as ROS, ROC, annual operating plans, accounts receivable, Revenue & EBIT forecasts. As well as an understanding of the preparation of Baseline data, ETC, & EAC development, revenue and margin forecasting, and cost estimation/pricing.
  • Can make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, accounting principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations 
  • Research and presentation skills 
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ability to balance long-term thinking with short-term execution
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to perform effectively within deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize and work with minimum supervision, be persistent in follow-through
  • Individual must have knowledge of business software and Microsoft Office Suite.



  • Experience supporting IDIQ contracts
  • Strong knowledge of Costpoint and Cognos