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Project Controller / Contracts Specialist 

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About the Organization 2M Research Services, LLC

Headquartered in Arlington, TX, with additional offices in Atlanta, GA and Arlington, VA., 2M Research Services, LLC is one of the fastest growing, small business professional services firms of its kind. The company is a nationally recognized business, recently featured in Inc. 500 as one of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the United States in 2018. We provide our clients in federal government agencies, foundations, and the health care industry with high-impact consulting expertise on program evaluation, statistical analysis, complex survey research, data analytics and clinical research support services.

2M's core practice areas include Public Health research, Education research, Clinical research, and Social Behavioural and Methodological Sciences. 2M has a diverse staff with expertise in many areas including population health, disease surveillance, social policy, applied econometrics, survey research, health economics, clinical research, observational research, biostatistics, spatial statistics (GIS), pharmacoeconomics, education policy, nutrition policy, housing policy, program support, public safety, and program evaluations.  

2M is seeking a Project Controller and Contracts Specialist to support 2M’s accounting and contract tasks. The candidate filling this position will provide accurate and data-based information on company’s revenue, profitability, operational efficiency, solvency, liquidity, and contracts in a rapidly growing, fast-paced environment. They will research and analyze financial information, create reports, develop and monitor project budgets, support invoicing and perform contracts management. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Setup and maintain projects in Deltek Costpoint across the lifecycle of all 2M projects (pre-proposal, post-award, initiation and planning, execution, monitoring/control, closure);
  • Provide content and pricing to support the creation of business proposal volumes, best and final offers, and change orders;
  • Perform reporting and financial analysis using project-related time and costs using Excel and Cognos;
  • Support the preparation of billing invoices for services rendered;
  • Write, edit, evaluate, and track pre- and post-award contractual items (federal contract awards and modifications, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, prime and/or subcontractor/consultant agreements, etc.) as needed;
  • Research legislation and regulations, and monitor compliance with contractual terms and conditions across all of 2M’s projects;

Successful candidates will have:

(1) accounting skills, including understanding of budget development and assumptions, revenue formulas, cost pools, chart of accounts creation, accounts payable, accounts receivable and billing/invoicing;

(2) an ability to analyze contracting terms and clauses and understand the requirements of different types of contracts (e.g., firm fixed price, cost plus fixed fee, time & materials), and

(3) knowledge of project management and financial metrics, including cost/schedule trade-offs and earned value management calculations.

Proficiency with MS Excel and high comfort level using computer technology is a must. Familiarity with ERP solutions like Deltek Costpoint and QuickBooks is highly desirable. Able to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment while understanding that urgency and accuracy are paramount to the success of financial analysis, accounting functions, and contracts administration. Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills and be fluent in English.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Operations  
Position Requirements

Relevant Experience:

  • 5+ years of related budget/accounting
  • Government prime or subcontractor (“GovCon”) experience

Relevant Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree, in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Familiarity/use of ERP solutions (e.g., Deltek Costpoint Core and Budgeting & Planning modules)
  • Familiarity/use of QuickBooks
  • Familiarity with DCAA compliance is a plus
  • Familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (“FARs”)
  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA) ratings of Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) or Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) or other business management certifications (not required, but may be helpful)
  • Familiarity with Project Management techniques and tools (e.g., MS Project)
  • Advanced use of MS Excel, including formulas, for budgeting template application
  • Some knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) may be helpful
2M Research Participates in E-Verify  
Position Project Controller / Contracts Specialist  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Req Number OPE-19-00001  
Location Arlington, TX  

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