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CenturyLink Program Control Consultant II - Federal (N) in HERNDON, Virginia

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

Participates in studies to improve the operational and financial effectiveness of the program. Extracts financial data from various accounting and information systems. Performs financial and cost accounting analysis of data. Utilizes knowledge of SAP and other financial and billing systems.

Job Description

Assists in the analysis of financial data and extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.

Reviews costs and performs cost benefit analysis related to projects and/or program.

Performs statistical, cost, and financial analysis of data reported in the various financial systems.

Develops financial reports for forecasting, trending, and results analysis.

Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Applies a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verifies documents for completeness and compliance with government regulations.

Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.

On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on costs, and/or quality of service within the program.

Assists in the preparation of customer proposals, develops customer budget analyses and spend plans, works closely with Program Management, Engineering and customers.

Reviews complex financial data received from managers for inclusion in proposals and prepares information for auditors.

Ensures compliance with internal procedures, SOX 404, GAAP and DAR/FAR regulations.

Review, track and approve Purchase Orders in accordance within established budgets.

Compile Estimates to Complete (ETC) and Estimates at Completion (EAC).

Responsible for the review of contract modifications in regard to the finance implications and provide recommendations to the Contracts Department.

Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.

Must be detail oriented yet able to think strategically about implications of analyses and initiatives, identify trends, and recommend improvements accordingly.

Ability to work independently and complete responsibilities with little supervision, yet work well in team-oriented culture.

Ability to work on critical, time sensitive issues and to keep matters confidential essential.


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, a related field is or equivalent experience is preferred

  • Financial analysis experience, including a knowledge of DAR/FAR and other applicable regulations preferred

  • Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and/or word processing preferred

  • SAP experience highly desirable

  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI Clearance

Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon

Requisition # : 214583

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.