Syracuse, New York

Job Description

The Program Analyst will be responsible for providing a variety of project administration support functions in the successful execution of various projects. Duties will include project planning, forecasting, budgeting, EACs, material procurement and surveillance of subcontractor execution.  The Program Analyst is also responsible for meeting internal/external reporting requirements as well as invoice/payment tracking. 

The Program Analyst will work closely with Program Managers and Business Operations staff to ensure both project and Operational goals are achieved.  This role is ideal for someone with a strong DoD Finance background who is passionate about driving a team towards successful execution of their goals and has an analytical mindset. 

Specific responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Financial analysis on Federally funded contracts
  • EAC generation and tracking managing spend plans
  • Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) pricing and estimating
  • Procurement and subcontract management
  • Planning, Forecasting, and variance analysis
  • Internal and External reporting

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, plus at least 5 to 7 years of experience in DoD related Finance, Subcontracting, or Procurement experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for equivalent work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

  • The ability to interact with managers at all levels in a fast-paced environment, while remaining flexible, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is required.
  • Experience using a wide variety of financial tools with STRONG proficiency in MS Excel
  • Functional knowledge of DoD Contracts.
  • Ability to interact effectively with external customers.
  • Must be able to drive timely completion of tasks.
  • Ability to multi-task with a high sense of urgency, working independently or in a team environment.
  • Government accounting experience is desired
  • Experience in Earned Value Management concepts is desired. 




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Syracuse, New York

Alion Science and Technology Corporation is an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers.

Alion was formed in December 2002 when approximately 1600 employees of the IIT Research Institute (IITRI), founded in 1936, purchased substantially all of the assets of IITRI creating a 100% ESOP-owned company. Each Alion employee has a personal stake in ensuring the collective success of the company.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards. Several Alion locations are ISO 9001:2008 certified and we maintain a CMMI Level 3-appraised development facility, which employs robust, flexible and scalable processes to produce elegant, yet practical solutions.

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