Defense Point Security
  • Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits: See Below

Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about security and has a fun, start-up culture with large company perks? Do you want to be in an environment where you will continuously learn new skills, grow and take on new opportunities due to the abundance of new projects on the horizon?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity could be for you! 

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Program Controls Specialist in Fairfax, VA.

You will analyze past and present financial data and estimated future revenues and expenditures. Collect, monitor, and study financial data in order to recommend actions. Work closely with multiple teams and requires good communication skills as well as knowledge in program finance.

Program Controls Specialist Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual project level forecasts (input collection, processing, and review with project lead) which includes combining sold work with pipeline data.
  • Compares and analyzes program actual results versus plans and forecasts including trends.
  • Assists with preparing reports for monthly and quarterly reviews with commentary for key changes.
  • Prepares monthly subcontractor accruals and assists with accrual reconciliation.
  • Provides workforce management support for programs.
  • Analyzes accounting and labor data that drives forecasting and reporting.
  • Assists program teams with financial reporting requirements.
  • Maintains system of record by entering, verifying, and backing up data.
  • Assists with preparing presentation slide decks for program financial performance reporting.
  • Sets up new projects in the accounting system in coordination with Contract Management and Program Management after reviewing contract documents.
  • Generate monthly program invoices and support cash application.
  • Review open billing detail and working capital balances, complete inventory reconciliations, assist with DSO forecast, and monitor peak capital balances.
  • Apply knowledge of finance policies and procedures.
  • Completes various special projects as assigned by finance leadership

Program Controls Specialist Job Qualifications

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligation.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study.
  • 2-4 years of experience in Finance or Accounting.
  • Experience in government contracting.
  • Basic understanding of accrual accounting.
  • Basic understanding of US GAAP.
  • Experience working in an accounting system; Unanet experience a plus.
  • Basic understanding of financial planning and strategy.

Job Location:   Fairfax, VA

Position Type:   Full-Time/Regular

All candidates must be clearable. 

Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in government-focused security solutions.  Our goal is to provide expert IT security services to our clients while cultivating information security knowledge among all employees for the advancement of cyber security.  Defense Point Security offers a competitive employment package including medical, vision, and dental insurance (among others).

Defense Point Security offers a competitive benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Premiums are 100% paid by DPS for employee and eligible dependents
  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS
  • Life Insurance paid by DPS
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS
  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter Assistance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • Up to $100 per month reimbursed for cell phone
  • Up to $50 per month reimbursed for home internet
  • Up to $200 every 2 years for a cell phone upgrade
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse Community workforce. DPS gives equal consideration to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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