Job Description IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.
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The Program Control Analyst will provide project management office (PMO) support to a large Federal program, with responsibilities including:
Developing the yearly financial plan and monthly rolling forecasts, as well as tracking progress towards targets
Ensuring accurate estimates of IBM and subcontractor labor as well as other direct cost expenditures
Providing estimates of revenue and pre-tax profit impacts for potential risk and upsides to current forecast Completing month end close analysis review of revenue, expenses and client invoice
Researching and analyzing variances and items impacting financial performance and profitability
Supporting set up and documentation of internal and client project kick off meetings
Ensuring Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) supports invoicing and reporting requirements
Using and improving existing excel tools to track program expenditures against contract funding and maintain cost to complete (CTC) and estimate at completion (EAC) estimates
Initiating and tracking material and subcontractor execution in IBMs procurement database
Reviewing and approving subcontractor and vendor invoices
Compiling financial information and records for the execution and tracking of program monthly reviews (PMRs)
Collaborating with pricing, contracts, procurement, and accounting departments to ensure compliance is maintained for all contracts
Preparing various weekly/monthly status reports for project managers and upper management
Responding to routine and specific financial data calls
Act as liaison with other IBM departments and outside agencies
Level (entry, journeyman, senior, master) will be determined based on education and years of experience. This position is located in northern Virginia. It is contingent on the contract being awarded to IBM by the US Federal Government.
BENEFITS Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population. CAREER GROWTH Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.
CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Active TS/SCI Security Clearance + CI Polygraph
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis, project planning and control, variance analysis, and/or Federal procurement
Intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
EO Statement IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.