PassionHR
  • 02-Oct-2021 to 01-Nov-2021 (CST)
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Based on experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Company offers a comprehensive benefits package


COST ANALYST


A small, innovative technology business that focuses on providing their Department of Defense (DoD) customers with efficient, cost-effective, innovative solutions in the areas of data management, software engineering, system engineering, test and evaluation support, information technology, and information system security, is seeking to hire a COST ANALYST to support operations in Huntsville, Alabama.


The Cost Analyst will;

  • Provide cost-estimating support for the Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies (RCCTO) Mid-Range Capability Project Office (MRCPO)
  • Support the Planning, Programing, Budget, and Execution (PPBE) process with analytical assessments, analysis, and development of key documentation to support annual budget execution activities and milestone decision reviews
  • Perform various cost functions involving the formulation, justification, &/or execution of costs (incurred or future) for organizations, programs, or projects

Responsibilities:

  • Develop life cycle cost estimates to determine the total cost of the program
  • Analyze mission requirements to determine cost parameters, specific cost factors and relationships to be utilized in constructing cost models
  • Provide advice and technical assistance to functional specialists in identifying and evaluating program cost factors and cost impact on program alternatives
  • Refine and adjust cost models in response to changes in technical specifications, support requirements, design alternatives, engineering and operational trade-off proposals
  • Develop Independent Government Estimates to support program management needs
  • Review and validate PM life cycle cost estimates, independent government estimates and other cost studies
  • Develop, review, and validate PM economic analyses
  • Provide support in defending cost estimating methodologies
  • Utilize ACEIT in development and review of cost analyses
  • Support Budget Formulation process
  • Prepare estimates for changes in technical &/or funding baselines
  • Analyze mission requirements to determine cost parameters, specific cost factors, and relationships to be utilized in constructing cost models
  • Provide support in defending cost estimating methodologies
  • Develop life cycle cost estimates to determine the total cost of the program
  • Support contract cost estimating, financial activities, and processing reconciliations
  • Provide detailed financial reports and documentation
  • Provide advice and technical assistance to functional specialists in identifying and evaluating program cost factors and cost impact on program alternatives
  • Develop Independent Government Estimates to support program management needs
  • Evaluate impacts on program based on direction and funding adjustments

Desired Qualifications:

  • Provide cost analysis and support to defense programs
  • Possess excellent data- gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience using Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tool (ACEIT) in development and review of cost analyses
  • Required Travel: 10%

Required Skills:

  • Active Secret level security clearance
  • Knowledge and skill in the application of policies, precedents, methods, and techniques of costing
  • Multi-tasking in a face paced environment

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field with 10 years' experience providing cost analysis
    • OR Master's degree in relevant field with 8 years' experience providing cost analysis
  • Experience with evaluating projects using different methods and options to determine the most cost-effective solution that meets the required specifications
  • Prepare independent government cost estimates
  • Refine/adjust cost models in response to changes in technical specifications, support requirements, design alternatives, engineering, and operational trade-off proposals
  • Thorough knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Clearance:

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

EOE:Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

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