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Cost Analyst

Company: Penta Research
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCost AnalystSecurity Clearance: Active DoD Secret Clearance.Job Description & Position Responsibilities:Penta Research is searching for an experienced Cost Analyst to provide cost-estimating support for the RCCTO Business Management Office. The Cost Analyst is responsible for the following:

  • Developing and reviewing cost analyses in Automated Cost Estimating Integration Tool (ACEIT).
  • Preparing estimates for changes in technical and/or funding baselines.
  • Analyze mission requirements to determine cost parameters, specific cost factors, and relationships to be utilized in constructing cost models.
  • Provide support for 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.
  • Routinely 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 Cost Estimates (IGCE) to support program management needs.
  • Evaluate impacts on program based on direction and funding adjustments.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree in a related field
    • 5-10 years of relevant 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
    • Experience preparing IGCEs
    • Refine and adjust cost models in response to changes in technical specifications, support requirements, design alternatives, engineering, and operational trade-off proposals
    • Must have a thorough knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
      • Proficient with ACEIT
      • Familiarity with Army Acquisition Process
      • Knowledge and skill in the application of policies, precedents, methods, and techniques of costing
      • Multitasking in a face paced environment Preferred Qualifications:
        • Proficient with ACEIT
        • Familiarity with Army Acquisition Process
        • Knowledge and skill in the application of policies, precedents, methods, and techniques of costing
        • Multitasking in a face paced environment Travel Requirement:
          • Position location: Huntsville, AL. No travel is expected for this position.Keyword Search:
            • Budget, Cost, Finance, IGCE, ACEIT, Cost Estimates, RCCTO by Jobble

Keywords: Penta Research, Huntsville , Cost Analyst, Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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