Senior Program Controls Analyst

Aurora, Colorado, United States


Full Time

22 days ago

Job description

Position Overview (Summary/Objective):

This position is for a Senior Program Controls Analyst in either Aurora or Colorado Springs, CO.  You will be working closely with a talented team to drive performance throughout the entire program lifecycle while working hand-in-hand with program management. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to grow and hone your skills with other talented members at ARKA



Our ideal candidate is a Senior Program Controls Analyst who possesses strong communication, analytical and collaborative skills and enjoys working with cross-functional teams in the Finance, Engineering and the Program Management community.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive performance throughout the entire program lifecycle while working hand-in-hand with program management.


As a Senior Program Controls Analyst, your responsibilities include:

  • Support proposal teams by developing and analyzing cost inputs, pricing proposal inputs and creating compliant proposal submittals. 
  • Create and maintain program budgets and forecasts utilizing earned value management
  • Monitor program financial data on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Develop and maintain monthly forecasts, prepare variance analysis
  • Prepare internal and external customer financial reports
  • Prepare and present quarterly estimates-at-completion (EAC’s) 
  • Ensure compliance with all required corporate, department and government policies and regulations 
  • Support Program Management by providing recurring and ad hoc project reporting and analyses


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to be submitted for a security clearance and must be able to successfully obtain a TS/SCI clearance with SSBI through this process
  • BA/BS degree in accounting, finance, or a related discipline 
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience 
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Strong prioritization and organization skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently while maintaining a high degree of flexibility
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to lead and resolve daily issues
  • Knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS, and SOX guidelines
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise objectives to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Unanet and SAP experience


Pay Range:  95,000 – 130,000

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.



This position is based out of ARKA’s nature abundant Aurora, CO campus. Being situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, Aurora provides opportunities to enjoy all the beautiful nature that Colorado has to offer, while also being a 20-minute drive from downtown Denver and 15-minutes to the Denver International Airport.


What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive medical/vision/dental insurance packages.
  • Company contributions to qualified HSA accounts.
  • 401k retirement plan with industry leading company contributions.
  • 3 weeks of vacation accrual per year plus time off for sick leave and unscheduled life events.
  • 13 paid holidays.
  • Continuing education benefit up to $25,000/year for approved programs.
  • Annual bonus program based on company and employee performance.
  • Company paid life insurance, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term disability insurance.
  • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).


EHS/Environmental Requirements:

This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to use hands to keyboard, communicate, listen to, and interpret instructions and remain stationary for extended periods of the time. This would require the ability to move around the campus and occasionally move/lift items weighing up to XX lbs. (site specific:  Danbury = 25; Bothell = 40; other sites per job requirements - should be no more than 40). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Applicants are invited to apply for a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the job. To apply, send a request to [email protected] or contact 203-797-5000 and press 2 for Human Resources.


ITC & Security Clearance Requirements:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. The form contained in this link will provide insight into the information the government requests as part of the clearance process.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position.


Employment with any of the ARKA Group companies in the US is contingent upon satisfactory completion of several pre-employment requirements to include a credit check, background check and drug screen.

ARKA Group L.P. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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