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Program Controller

Apex Systems Dulles Full-Time
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Role: Program Controller

Location: Dulles, VA

Schedule: 40 hours / week

Overview: Apex Systems, the nation’s second largest IT staffing and technology services firm, has an immediate opening for a Program Controller to sit on-site in Dulles, VA.


  • Prepare budgets for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, cost outlook, and variance analysis
  • Develop program plans that ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured
  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures
  • Incorporate contractual changes into a cost control system by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract line item in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines
  • Develop solutions for a variety of complex problems that arise (such as cost collection visibility issues or EAC analysis) by referring to established precedents and policies
  • Ensure solutions are consistent with organizational objectives
  • Perform fairly complex assignments and participate in determining objectives and approaches with managerial review of completed assignments for adequacy in meeting the stated objectives
  • Work with CAMS and IPTs to ensure they have the appropriate data and are provided the correct guidance for all CAM activities including earned value and EAC reporting

Required / Basic Quals:

  • To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of Program Cost or Financial Analysis
  • Minimum of 1 year with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
  • Must have worked in Excel to create pivot tables and/or macros

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with MPM and SAP user knowledge
  • Experience in cost material analysis, labor planning, or Program Control Analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and mentor Cost Account Managers and Senior Management

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of 6  years of combined experience with a Bachelors Degree or a Minimum of 4  years of combined experience with a Masters Degree in any of the following: Program Cost Analysis, Master Scheduling, Program Financial Analysis, Business Management, or Program Management

Candidates must be US citizens and able to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense Active TS/SCI clearance

security clearance full investigation within the past 6  years as a condition of employment

***As a contract employee of Apex Systems, you are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Shorter Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts / Perks and our Referral Program.

***Apex Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


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Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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