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Federal Finance Project Control Analyst - Deltek - Mclean only

  • Internship
  • Mclean, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

In today’s fast-changing world, our clients’ needs are increasingly complex and the services we offer are evolving rapidly to meet them. Our internal Finance function is continually evolving as well. Our global Finance mission is to provide complete, accurate, consistent, timely and insightful financial and operational information/advice that helps build a better working world and achieve our strategic ambitions.

Finance provides a wide range of services. OurPlanning, Budgeting and Financial Analysis (PBFA) team supports profitable growth and improves performance through insightful, proactive and forward-looking analysis and decision support. Our PBFA team works across Service Lines, functions and geographies to provide EY leaders with a consistent level of exceptional client service.

The opportunity

The US Government and Public Sector (“GPS”) Finance Project Control Analyst supports the development and execution of client engagement’s financial planning, tracking, analysis, review and reporting. This individual will maintain financial oversight of assigned GPS client engagements and be able to navigate issues and recommend resolutions between multiple ERP systems. This role requires a deep understanding of US Federal Regulations, government contracting, and EY accounting policies and practices.

Reports to the Assistant Finance Director. Directly supports, and maintains frequent interaction with engagement program management, to include senior managers and Partners, contract advisors, and the accounting department.

Your key responsibilities include

·  Act as primary finance interface for assigned group of federal contracts to manage entire project lifecyle
·  Provides assistance with Estimate to Complete (ETC) development and recommends actions to improve margin
·  Researches, performs financial analysis, and provides corrective solutions to complex program financial issues
·  Monitors and recommends solutions on funding status, margin, unbilled services, and AR . 
·  Provides guidance on complex contract set ups in Deltek Costpoint
·  Assists client serving staff with Deltek system issues involving time and expense submissions.
·  Owns process to collect necessary data for set up of intercompany charge codes
·  Assist in the monthly financial review process
·  Assist with creation of financial training documents
·  Other special projects as assigned

Skills and attributes for success

·  Strong federal finance entire lifecycle project control and analytical skills
·  Strong initiative and self-learning capabilities
·  Strong follow-through and project management capabilities
·  Excellent time management and organizational skills
·  Strong aptitude for dealing with complex systems issues and recommending viable alternative solutions
·  Experience with process improvement and implementation

To qualify for the role, you  MUST  have

·  3 + years of experience in a finance-related role supporting government contracts with STRONG emphasis and experience in entire project lifecycle and financial analysis
·  Strong financial systems and software experience, specifically Excel, other Microsoft applications, Deltek Costpoint, and Cognos querying
·  In depth knowledge of FFP, T&M, and Cost Plus contract types
·  Strong knowledge of EAC process
·  Knowledge of revenue recognition methods
·  Excellent communicator and interpersonal skills a must


·  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field, or equivalent experience

  Other requirements:

·  This role requires US Citizenship in order to obtain a security clearance should it become necessary.

  Ideally, you’ll also have

·  Experience working in professional services

What we look for

Experienced finance professionals who are Trusted Business Advisors with a passion for providing exceptional client service to your stakeholders while maintaining high levels of financial management.  Technical competence and the ability to build strong and effective relationships will be key.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options.  Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances.  You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.  

Plus, we offer:

·  Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
·  Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
·  Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
·  Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.



EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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