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Director of Program Control (paid relocation)

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 10-05-2017
Director of Program Control 

Primary markets served include NASA, DoD, intelligence communities and commercial space. Primary airborne contributions include hyperspectral payloads for specialized overseas missions and critical line-of-sight control sub-systems for targeting systems.


Successful candidate will possess strong Finance and leadership skills, and will provide financial and operational analytical support to our primary business areas and programs. In addition, this position works with Operations and other Finance personnel to implement operational improvements, cost reduction projects, and process standardization. 

Works closely with Program and Divisional Management to integrate financial metrics into normal work activities, partnering with other functional organizations to accomplish team objectives and support proposal cost estimating and financial reviews. Provides timely, accurate and meaningful reporting, forecasting and analysis on all aspects of the finance activities. 

Essential Responsibilities

Ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies (FAR, CAS, GAAP, SOX, Corporate Policy, etc.). 

Ensures program cost control with responsibilities for both internal and external reporting. Emphasis will be placed on the following reporting of customer deliverables 

Performing analyses and preparing reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed upon parameters and government cost control guidelines 

Monitoring cost / schedule progress in comparison to budgets Earned Value Management System (EVMS) maintenance Variance Analysis Weekly and monthly labor reports 

Bookings/Sales/Profit forecasting 

Development of Estimates at Completion (EACs) 

Proposal cost and price estimating 

Provides specialized analyses, reporting and information in support of the programs 

Risk management. 

Provides analysis and evaluation of business strategies (new product development initiatives, bid & proposal, etc.) assists with division strategic planning. 

Establishing and maintaining internal systems to support the division’s financial and business operations consistent with growth and compliance requirements. 

Interacts with internal and external contacts. 

Interact with customers as required. 

Interact with Operations and other Finance functions 

Division Finance representative to corporate executive finance community. 

Manages department staff with respect to strategic and proactive hiring, performance management, disciplinary action and termination of employment practices. Identifies and provides coaching, mentoring and training to enhance employee professional development and value to the division. 
Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates 

Actively works to promote and recognize performance. 

Provide recognition and encourage morale and motivation of the Finance team 

Provide training and development opportunities and serve in mentoring. 

Ensures compliance with legal obligations including customer contracts, vendor subcontracts, proprietary agreements, representation agreements, teaming agreements and other. 

Manages relationships with the customer community fostering a relationship of trust and mutual respect. Assisting when necessary to resolve program issues.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required. MBA, CPA/CMA certifications highly preferred. 

10-15 years of increasing responsibility in Finance and Accounting disciplines in an electronics manufacturing environment. 5+ years of supervisory experience preferred. 

Candidate will have strong analytical skills in data analysis, pricing, planning, and program controls. 

Proven effective change agent in a cross-functional and matrixed organization. Strong leadership skills and willingness to embrace change. 

Thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and GAAP general accounting procedures. 

Demonstrated results creating processes and identifying process improvements in a fast-paced and changing business environment. 

Other preferred qualifications: Exposure to Project Accounting methodologies in a Government Contracting environment and standard costing, 

Process improvement skillset with prior experience with Lean, CMMI, Six Sigma or ISO certification. 

Excellent written and presentation skills, with the ability to clearly and competently convey complex messages to a variety of audiences including customers, senior management, employees. 
Candidate Must Have    :     •    TS/SCI Clearance 
•    Program Control experience 
•    Experience with EVMS 
•    EAC experience 
•    Experience managing people. 

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