• Program Planning and Control Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly | US-VA-Arlington
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  • Overview

    At Buchanan & Edwards, in the last two years alone, we’ve graduated from small business, welcomed new team members through organic and strategic growth and celebrated our 20thanniversary!

    Whether it’s through applying big data analytics to protect Americans at home or abroad, engineering cloud solutions that dramatically improve the delivery of citizen services or employing the latest cyber intelligence to increase network security, our innovative solutions help our defense, intelligence and federal customers improve outcomes.

    Our people are our foundation for building the next generation of innovative solutions to address the nation’s most critical challenges.

    If these are characteristics with which you can identify, we would love to hear from you!


    Buchanan & Edwards is looking for a Sr. Program Control Analyst to join our team. The Program Control Analyst develops plans, including budgets and schedules, to meet contractual/project requirements for an assigned major portion of a program. Establishes and defines program plan requirements and performs in-depth studies to determine optimum program plans. Coordinates interdepartmental development of program plans. Interfaces with vendors and customers and performs extensive investigations as required. Monitors and reports performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met.




    This position will provide financial planning and analysis support to the direct programs.  The responsibilities will include:

    • Work with all internal and external stakeholders and teams while communicating effectively.
    • Provide financial analysis and outlook to include risks and opportunities.
    • Identify operational risk impacts to performance and provide recommendations in areas such as cost reduction.
    • Collect, organize, analyze and interpret financial data, in support of the operational business units.
    • Track and report business units’ budgets including running quantitative analyses. Identify any financial issues.
    • Prepare monthly financial report and variance analysis for CFO, Directors, and program managers.
    • Monitoring and review of EACs.
    • Work with PMs and Directors to explain/discuss forecasting and budgeting. Assist with program reviews.
    • Conduct profitability analyses on programs.
    • Conduct monthly reviews with stakeholders to identify variance driver and corrective actions.
    • Assist annual planning and re-forecast processes by developing tools, working with and consolidating inputs from business units, and reviewing outputs with CFO team.
    • Identify process improvement and cost saving opportunities. Follow through with results.
    • Perform ad hoc analyses and assist in special projects.
    • Monthly review of Operations, BD forecast in CRM.
    • Manage special projects as assigned.
    • Occasional local travel between BE offices and to client sites.


    Required Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of DoD contracting and program financial experience including long range forecasting, tracking costs to budget, cost to ceilings, execution to schedule, and CDRL delivery.
    • Solid working knowledge of multiple types of contracts including FFP, CPFF, T&M, and IDIQ contracts.
    • Knowledge of DoD contract processes, FAR, and DCAA audit and reporting methods.
    • 3+ years experience with CostPoint (desired).

    Desired Qualifications: 

    • Knowledge of CostPoint Forecasting cloud version.


    About Us

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.


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