Program Control Analyst at ARETUM Holdings LLC

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Job Description:



ARETUM, a leading government contracting company specializing in technology-enabled mission support services, is seeking a detail-oriented and dedicated Program Control Analyst to join our team. As a Program Control Analyst at ARETUM, you will play a vital role in supporting financial management and program control activities, ensuring accurate financial reporting and compliance with contractual requirements.

ARETUM is known for providing cutting-edge solutions and outstanding service to Federal clients in various sectors, including Next Generation Analytics, Engineering Services, Training Services, IT Systems, Cyber Security, PMO Support, and Financial Consulting. Our mission is to deliver technology-driven solutions that meet the unique needs of our government clients, enabling them to achieve their objectives effectively and efficiently.


  • Collaborate with Project Management Teams (including Program Vice Presidents, Program Managers, and Project Leaders) in the development, review, and updates of project and program budgets, forecasts, and estimate-at-completion (EAC) and associated reporting and analysis.
  • Participate in contract kick-off meetings to ensure consistency and effectiveness of Unanet project set up, project billing and accounting, and other contractual obligations and requirements that have a financial implication.
  • Maintain Unanet project workforce to manage labor charges on projects; partner with program management team to communicate personnel ceilings and budgets to project team members. Track personnel spend against budgets as required.
  • Monitor and review project and program expenditures for accuracy and consistency. Collaborate with accounting department in resolving any discrepancies or miscoding of expenditures.
  • Review, monitor, and report project financial performance (revenue, cost, margins) and identify and present potential deviations against budget or forecasts to management. Develop and provide recommendations for corrective action or improvement as necessary.
  • Support subcontractor/vendor cost management lifecycle, tracking subcontractor/vendor invoicing and payments, and developing back up for subcontractor accruals. Review subcontractor invoices for accuracy, timeliness and completion. Collaborate with Subcontract Manager to ensure subcontractor funding is up to date, in place, and in line with prime contract.
  • Proactively partner with the program management team to understand and track program risks and challenges and ensure risk mitigation activities are in place as necessary to avoid performance issues.
  • Prepare and/or support preparation of client status reports, integrated program reviews, and/or ad-hoc program related financial requests from clients, internal management, and other stakeholders.
  • Review and approve client invoices for submission to customer. Collaborate with Project Accounting and Billing Department in supporting client questions associated with billings and reviewing and resolving unbilled charges.
  • Monitor, track, and forecast project spend for labor and non-labor (travel/ODCs). Manage labor category spend on T&M contracts with labor category ceilings.
  • Collaborate with Pricing Department and Program Management teams in development of price proposals and cost estimates including documentation of pricing assumptions and basis of estimates.
  • Support development or enhancement of project control processes, procedures, and systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field preferred.
  • At least 4 years of experience in a Project/Program Control role for a government contractor.
  • Unanet experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate across departments and levels of an organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and focus on accuracy and consistency.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving.
  • Strong MS Excel skills required.


ARETUM is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religious creed, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, or age.

ARETUM utilizes e-Verify to check employment authorization.



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