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Project Manager

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
November 05, 2018

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Patricia L. Woerner

***** ** ***** ****

Cutler Bay, Florida 33189

Phone: 254-***-****



●Strong understanding of government accounting, financial planning and reporting, indirect rate development and program execution

●Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR, SOX, TINA, government cost accounting

●Extensive knowledge of government build, modification, manufacturing, and engineering type contracts

●Excellent communication, financial analysis and analytical skills

●Coordination of audits and compliance procedures as directed by DCAA and DCMA

●Proficient in preparing and analyzing Estimates at Completion and Estimates to Completion and variance reports with and without the use of Earned Value Management

●Proficient in Microsoft office suite, Cost Point, SAP, Impromptu, Wide Area Work Flow, etc.

●Highly adaptable to a dynamic work environment

●Ability to train, lead, manage and take initiative in all aspects of work


Akima Global Services: 4/2016 – Current

Project Controls Manager

As the Project Controls Manager, I was responsible for overseeing financial project operations for a contract at the Krome Service Processing Center in Miami, Florida for Department of Homeland Security. This position is responsible and accountable for all accounting, financial, contracts and vendor administration, and financial performance reporting aspects of the contract.

Manage and report all financial aspects of government contract

Manage the program financials - Forecast and Actual Results (Monthly/Quarterly)

Manage all daily accounting activities

Accurately forecast, analyze and explain variances against monthly revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and workforce utilization projections.

Provide briefing to management on all project financials, status, issues, and concerns

Respond to various audit requests related to billing, timekeeping, and compensation

Manage and oversee all payroll activities

Create and implement cost and time saving efficiencies in payroll

Reconciliation of fringe benefits in accordance with the labor union

Monitor subcontractor funding and invoicing, and submit updates to purchase requisitions

Supervisor of two accounting and payroll specialist

Insight Global/Assurant : 6/2015 - 2/2016


Contracted as a Controller on a large and highly visible project internal software build for Assurant.

Manage and report all financial aspects of Global Warranty Program

Manage the program financials - Forecast and Actual Results (Monthly/Quarterly)

Monitor and Manage Accounting activities for month-end and quarter-end

Consolidate and provide monthly reports for IT Capital expenses (Depreciation and Amortization)

Coordinate Monthly Financial review meetings

Coordinate and lead Monthly review meetings – for Internal/External resource planning for the program

Monitor and report IT consultants’ capacity working with the vendor management office/ITS Managers

Track current project events with +/- impact to actual performance

Coordinate rolling forecast activities and time-lines

Project cost accounting

Review CBA (Cost Benefit Analysis) financial component working with PMs and Finance

exp Energy Services, Inc. : 10/2014-04/2015

Project Controls Specialist III

As a Project Controls Specialist III I acted as the primary point of contact for all internal project controls functions on assigned projects.

Compiled project status reports, costs, and identified and resolve project services’ problems.

Assisted in ensuring that capital projects were completed on time and within approved budget.

Identified and analyzed project requirements and assisted project manager(s) to define project scope, deliverables, and cost.

Subcontract management

Lead all analysis associated with contracts and any supplemental spending requests and the cost impact of the requests.

Assisted project managers and team members in aligning project work breakdown structures and cost estimates; prepared associated supporting documents.

Prepared and maintained earned value analysis for each assigned project and as required, presented project status to management and presented go-forward, mitigation strategies.

ARINC Aerospace : 03/2012-09/2014

Senior Program Cost Control Analyst

As a Senior Program Cost Control Analyst I interfaced with program and functional management, to provide financial management support and analysis to meet program requirements.

Interfaced with program and functional management to provide financial support and Earned Value Management analysis to meet program requirements.

Responsible for the preparation and coordination of financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan.

Collected, organized, synthesized, and analyzed data; summarized findings; developed conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources

Fact-finding and contract negotiation support

Budget base lining & preparation of visibility reports

Performance measurement matrix development and implementation

L-3 Communications

Platform Integration Division: 03/2010 – 03/2012

Program Cost Scheduling & Control A02

As a Program Cost Scheduling & Control A02 I performed analyses and prepared reports, in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters in compliance with the Truth in Negotiations Act, Cost Accounting Standards and government guidelines as provided by DCAA. Facilitated the development and maintenance of the EACs and annual budgets.

Created required backup for billings submitted to the government for services and material, meeting contractual requirements

Updated and maintained multiple projects in SAP, FCCA, LTS, and PWAG

Provided up-to-date contract information for various levels of the L-3 Corporation.

Interfaced with DCAA as necessary

Superior Technical Resources/Link Simulator & Training Division: 06/2009 – 02/2010

Finance Coordinator III

As a Finance Coordinator I assisted with the invoicing and reconciliation of financial records for the closure of government contracts. Assisted with the preparation of final invoices with final rates and the collection of all necessary closing documents. Interfaced with DCMA, DFAS and DCAA as necessary.

Developed guidelines and rules for DCAA required contracts database

Interfaced with DCMA, DFAS and DCAA

Created and submitted invoices for government contracts

Ensured an accurate recording of contract value by contract number, CLIN, ACRN, including target costs and fee breakout

Provided up-to-date contract information for finance and billing inquiries in a timely manner


The Florida State University - Masters of Science in Risk Management Finance 2008

Flagler College - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration 2005

Tallahassee Community College - Associates of Arts Degree in General Studies 2001

Earned Value Professional Certification - AACE, #626

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