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Posted by: The GBS Group on Oct 19, 2021


Virginia Beach , VA

Job Description:

The GBS Group is seeking a Project Controller to support our Maritime Division and located in our Virginia Beach, VA office.

The Project Controllers are responsible for supporting Project Managers in overseeing the financial health of the project by analyzing costs, revenue, risks, pricing and assisting with budgets and forecasting of costs and processing project invoices. The Project Controllers compile and analyze financial information for both commercial and government contracts. Successful candidates should also be comfortable with performing other administrative functions as needed since we work in a team environment. This position reports to directly to the Project Controller Manager under the oversite of the Director of Contracts and Project Control.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Financial/Project Analyst will predominantly be responsible for Invoicing, Contract Functions and Financial Reporting as outlined below:

Review and approve expense reports. Gather information and generate invoices for internal approval. Format and finalize invoice to submit to customer. Send invoices to customer and respond to any customer inquiries. Enter Government invoices into WAWF.
Contract Functions:
Ability to understand and clearly communicate the requirements of contracts to the project teams. Review contract documents and creates WBS Codes to enter in Accounting System. Enter new jobs and modifications into the accounting system. Add employees to job in the accounting system. Assist Subcontract Administrator in updating purchasing log. Assist Contracts on special reports. Responsible for tracking division's contracts and subcontract purchase orders. Assists with development of cost and price proposals in response to solicitations and requests for quotes. Responsible for preparing informal estimates to clients. Submit small dollar proposals to clients.
Financial Reporting:
Performs financial forecasting and reconciliation of project accounts. Prepare financial deliverables for customers. Create and track division and project budgets. Develops integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations. Assist Account Managers in preparation of Invoice and Cash Flow Schedules. Creates and analyzes monthly/quarterly/annual reports and ensures financial information has been accurately recorded. Using accounting system, generate reports and check for accuracy. Prepare other special financial reports as needed. Qualifications
Candidates for this position must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent Minimum of three (3) or more years of experience as a project and cost control or pricing specialist. Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.
Desired Characteristics:
Should have a general understanding of contract types (especially FFP). Familiarity with the Maritime industry and associated project estimating. Government contract experience desired. Government contract rate structures; DCAA and FAR knowledge. Understanding of GAAP strongly preferred. Prefer candidates with expertise in accounting, contract/subcontract development and law, or PMP. Communication and collaboration skills are essential. Must be able to work independently under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, strong attention to details and ability to identify issues or inconsistencies. Ability to work with minimal guidance and take ownership of work product. Ability to work well with others in an open environment. Previous experience working in Accounting Software. Occasional travel may be required.
EEO Statement

The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About The GBS Group

The GBS Group provides technical services and products to commercial, government, and industrial clients across the Energy, Federal, and Transportation sectors. We offer a wide range of services, with specialized expertise in reliability and maintenance engineering, enabling technology designs and applications, software development, controls and automation systems, and life cycle maintenance and management. The professionals at The GBS Group design and deliver technical services and solutions to locomotives and passenger rail consists, naval and maritime ships and special purpose platforms and assets. Solving your toughest challenges is what drives us at The GBS Group. From planning and design to installation, troubleshooting, and operations and maintenance, we customize our services to meet your business and project goals. We provide technical consulting and engineering services to customers in several key industries across a broad spectrum of services. Founded in 2005, GBS has offices strategically located to best serve our customers, including Virginia Beach, Virginia (corporate headquarters), Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Montreal, Quebec. As an employee-owned and small business registered our corporate mission revolves around our customers and the following keys to our success: • Dedicated to solving the customers' hardest problems and toughest challenges • Provide cost-effective solutions for life cycle and asset management • Hire the most sought-after people who bring value and reward their successes • Provide maximum value by outperforming on all projects and delivering within budget We work collaboratively, sharing ideas and resources to be sure that we outperform on our tasks. We deliver what we promise. We treat our clients very well and they continue to hire us year after year for new and expanded projects. At The GBS Group, our goal is to recruit, hire, and develop talented engineers, technicians, analysts, programmers, and administrative experts. Our employees support projects across multiple industries in the US, Canada, and overseas. We serve customers in an atmosphere of trust, high integrity, and dedication. We are seeking people who have the attitude necessary to create innovative solutions within a team that thinks outside the box and sees every challenge as a new opportunity for learning. We provide excellent benefits for full-time employees, flexible work schedules, and a friendly, collegial work environment. Full-time employees receive 10 paid holidays and a participate in a competitive Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual policy. We have full and part-time opportunities available for engineers, technicians, software engineers, programmers, naval architects, finance, contracting, interns, and other administrative positions. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@thegbsgroup.us, referencing the job position if posted at www.thegbsgroup.us/careers or “general inquiry” if not. The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran or marital status.

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