Senior Program Controls Analyst

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description

We are seeking a Senior Program Controls Analyst to support the Program Controls team. We are looking for a candidate with strong communication, analytical and collaborative skills who 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.

If you’re interested in joining our team and making a difference in the space and defense industry, let’s talk. 

Core Responsibilities

  • 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 as needed
  • 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


  • Minimum of BA/BS degree in accounting, finance or a related discipline


  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency required
  • Deltek Costpoint / SAP experience
  • 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

Pay Range:  Colorado pay range:  $106,000 to $115,000.

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.

The application window will close in 40 days for this position.


This position is based out of ARKA’s Colorado Springs, CO campus. If you like city life, but also enjoy the great outdoors, Colorado Springs is the place for you. The city rests at the base of Pikes Peak. The 14,115-foot summit is just one of dozens of area attractions, including scenic trains, museums, parks, a zoo and more. With a mild climate and plenty of sunshine, the Springs boasts some of the state’s best recreation opportunities. The city is also known for its robust high-tech and sports industries. We are home to the U.S. Air Force Academy and four military bases and with the Olympic Training Center and dozens of sports federations nearby, it’s common to spot world-class athletes around town.

We offer challenging work, a stocked kitchen, espresso machines, flexible work arrangements, company-sponsored events, community volunteer events, onsite games/break activities, business casual attire, an onsite gym, and local trails for hiking and biking. Our offices are also dog friendly, and we encourage our people to bring in their furry friends.

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 25 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Visa Restrictions: 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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