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Program Control Specialist - Senior

Location: Beavercreek, Ohio Categories: Program Management Req ID: 2022-7190 Potential to Telecommute: Yes
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Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a 100% Remote Project Control Specialist - Senior with potential for advancement.  At MTSI, our more than 1,300 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee-owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future! 

MTSI’s core capabilities run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cyber security, space, and homeland defense.

Join MTSI this year as we celebrate over 25 consecutive years in business and consecutive growth. Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service and reward them with some of the best benefits in our industry.  All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero-dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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Primary responsibilities generally include the following:

• Conducting financial planning and tracking execution to plan:
− Tracking revenue to plan
− Monitoring expenses
− Conducting profit analysis
− Establishing basics business plan forecasts (burn rates)
− Monitor available funding, notify PM and contracts manager of limitations of funds projections
− Prepare ROMs for new contracts or additional funding to an existing contract
− Review draft MODs for accuracy prior to PM approval and Contract acceptance
• Financial risk and issue tracking
− Provide ideas and solutions to maintain project financial stability
− Ensure all working tasks have appropriate funding to reach program goals and deliverables
− Assist PM with the drafting and submission of At-Risk request forms
• Preparing reports and managing data
− Prepare monthly cost reports, cost overviews, status reports, technical reports, labor graphs, man hour reports, and other deliverables as required by contract and project manager
− Provide customer requested reports such as accruals, incurred costs, reconciliations, etc. for submission
− Prepare and answer questions pertaining to the quarterly PMR financial reports
− Maintain Review/provide contract information to be input into Costpoint including: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Project Labor Categories (PLC), funding and value updates, invoice structure, owning organization, workforce, and revenue recognition
• Maintain the project travel budget
− Ensure all travel is planned, coordinated, approved, executed, and reported within the guidance and regulations set forth by the contract and the FAR
− Review and approve expense reports ensuring receipts are complete, the project charge number is correct, and any prior approval has been submitted
• Project interface with Finance, Accounting and Contracts Team
− Work with PM and Project Setup to open charge codes and link employees to PLCs
− Provide accrual amounts for vendor/sub invoices that do not make A/P cutoff
− Review MTSI customer invoices, coordinate approval with PM
− Ensure direct costs are allocated to correct accounts and burdened correctly
− Work with Purchasing to track vendor ODC and Material purchase commitments and actuals
− Support de-obligation requests with finance and billing
− Work collaboratively with PM to create and maintain RIP procedural system that aligns with contract requirements under SMARTECS
− Perform detailed analysis of project expenses and invoicing to ensure allocation of costs are in line with contract requirements and disclosure statement
− Coordinate with paying activities to obtain payment histories of invoices and/or vouchers and validate status of payments/invoices through various other information systems
• Personnel Time Management
− Review timecards throughout month to avoid timecard corrections
− Work with employees, supervisors, and payroll to complete necessary timecard corrections
− Review and submit remaining hours report for employees
• Subcontractor and Vendor Financial Management
− Review costs as booked for accuracy against project and account
− Work with Purchasing and Project Team to track vendor ODC and Material purchases
− Review invoices for accuracy, work with sub and vendor to correct any errors
− Request bill holds for accounts costs requiring correction following A/P close
− Track bill holds to closure across billing cycles
− Provide subcontractor and ODC booking information to accounts payable
− Provide customer requested reports such as accruals, incurred costs, reconciliations, etc. for submission


• 8-14 years of experience directly related to the above responsibilities

Additional Duties:
• Will include all tasks under Project Control Specialist – Senior Career

• Business Operations
− Perform Division-level contract project performance analysis
− Provide artifacts and analysis in support of Division-level strategic budgeting activities
− Conduct analysis and recommendations of Division-level financial execution (Overhead performance, budget vs. plan, forecasting based on Business Development activities)

Leadership/Direction: Activities will be directed and monitored by PCS Lead(s) and the associated Project Manager(s). Works under general supervision.

Education Requirement:

Bachelor's Degree

Clearance Requirement:

No clearance required




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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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