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Program Cost Control Analyst I

Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Job Description

As a Project Control Analyst you will be working directly with executive leadership and project managers to support corporate and project-level financial management functions, including: Effectively communicate regularly with executive leadership, project managers, account managers, and business area directors. Oversee various financial functions such as portfolio forecasting, analysis, and pricing. Provide financial support to the business by developing, analyzing and interpreting project financial reports including but not limited to forecasting and estimate atcompletion (EAC) development to support revenue recognition, subcontractor financial management, at-risk project coordination, variance analysis', and project cash flow management. Proactively perform analysis and financial communications. Support the development and analysis of proposal pricing efforts. Work with Program Managers to optimize profitability and Operating Income (OI) across all projects. Knowledge of the various contract types and ability to analyze historical program financial performance and project future performance while having an understanding of assumptions, risks, and opportunities. Evaluate and implement pricing strategies and models. Creates and administers pricing databases and coordinates pricing efforts across the organization.

Working Environment

Hybrid or Remote

This position offers a Hybrid or Remote working environment. Meaning if you live within a metro area of a Cerner office, you will split working time between a Cerner office and remote. If you are not within a metro area of a Cerner office, you can live and work in your current geographical location and work primarily remote. #LI-Hybrid #Remote

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Additional Information

Working Environment Hybrid or Remote
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job: No


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5 years total combined related work experience and completed higher education
    • At least 1 year project/program management work experience
    • At least 4 years of additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job and/or completed higher education
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or Finance, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Government contracting finance experience with an understanding of multiple contract types and reporting
  • Knowledge in Excel
  • Deltek/Costpoint experience
  • Candidate work in Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA.

  • Willing to travel up to 5-10% as needed
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

As a condition of employment, all US-based employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with additional client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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