Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

  • Principal Financial Planning and Controlling Analyst (PCA)

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    System Planning and Analysis is looking for a finance professional to become a part of our fast-paced, award winning team.  In this company, this position will become an integral part of the company success and growth.  This position will report to the Director of Business Management and have a dynamic portfolio of responsibilities. The PCA will have a seat at the table for decision-making and for making SPA a superior company in our industry. #IN123


    The Principal Financial Planning and Controlling Analyst (PCA) thrives on both the program control and corporate controller responsibilities of the job and understands the difference. This is a new position; we are looking for someone who can make it their own. The PCA shall:


    • Bring best practices to support our financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures.
    • Be responsible for creating a new program spend plan and the Customer’s EAC.
    • Assist with cash flow by approving expenses ensuring invoices are submitted to clients in a timely manner.
    • Be responsible for program revenue and profit reporting.
    • Support financial planning, forecasts, and provide controller responsibilities such as A/R, Journal entries, A/P, etc.
    • Work side by side with Program Managers to help their programs be successful and interacts with all functional and line organizations.
    • Must continuously be energized by a fast-paced environment and balance closing each month with attending needed PM/customer meetings.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Business Director.





    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
    • 5-7 of experience with financial planning, analysis and operations in a government contracting setting.
    • Strong analytical and communication skills. 
    • Individual must be a proactive problem-solver and strong team player.
    • Strong knowledge and experience with FAR compliance, CAS compliance, DCAA compliance, GAAP compliance and SOX compliance.
    • Must understand financial statements and ability to interpret and evaluate profit and loss statements and balance sheets relevant to operations; proficiency in Costpoint / COGNOS.
    • Software proficiency in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. 
    • Must be a “hands-on” contributor and want to be part of a company and team environment.
    • This department works hard so we can play hard. So, you must enjoy what you do and have fun!
    • U.S. citizenship is required.






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