Siemens Project Controller II in Reston, Virginia

Project Controller II

Locations:Reston, Virginia

Job Family: Finance


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Government Services

Business Unit: Government Services

Requisition Number: 213123

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Reston

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens, uniquely qualified to perform work for the U.S. Government. We are focused on enhancing the safety and

security of the nation's assets and infrastructure, as well as assisting to improve operational and energy performance.

As an independent U.S. company with its own Board of Directors, SGT maintains a unique relationship with Siemens. We are able to leverage resources of professionals world-wide with demonstrated domain expertise and proven past performance to manage large scale, mission critical programs. The future of SGT is bright. By integrating world-class people, process, products and technology, SGT is expanding its role as an important part of our nation's


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity to grow your career with a well established


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Job Description:

Job Description:

Project Controllers are responsible for supporting one or more project through providing comprehensive financial support and implementation of project management controls. Responsibilities often 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.

Project Controllers 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. Project Controllers often oversee activities of assigned Project / Billing Analysts if the project size and complexity requires such support.

This position will provide backup proposal pricing support for task orders and contract modification proposals to the federal government. This effort will include preparation of price proposals and supporting documentation in accordance with government RFPs and corporate Estimating System.

Responsibilities :

  • Prepare project pricing calculations and documentation

  • 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)

  • 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 [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

  • Participate in 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

  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related discipline

  • Minimum three (3)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

  • Intermediate level MS Excel skills with the ability to design complex models

  • Working knowledge and 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 at either a Top Secret or Secret level if required at a later date.

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