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Cost Analyst SR

Location: Virginia - Fort Belvoir
Position City: Ft. Belvoir
Position State:
Position Zip Code: 22060
Country: United States

Description

We are seeking a Cost Analyst SR Specialist, to support our Army government customer at Ft. Belvoir, VA.  We are seeking a highly motivated and seasoned Cost Analyst to support PEO EIS Army programs.    

This individual will serve as an cost analyst responsible for creating, developing analyzing and evaluating costs, policies, regulations and procedures relative to the life-cycle development, acquisition, deployment, and operation of a complex Program Office and related systems in concert with other Agencies, Department of Defense (DoD) Services, DoD Support Agencies and Department of the Army (DA). The incumbent will serve as a functional analyst in performing costs analysis work. Work will include mastery of integrated cost analysis and cost estimating, for life cycle cost estimate development, procurement and operations as it relates to Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDTE), Procurement, and Operations funding consistent with DoD Financial laws, regulations and guidance. Incumbent will possess intimate knowledge of, develop and recommend changes to estimates and policy/guidance independently while prioritizing and analyzing projects to assure funding and accomplishment of the mission. Integrates information from various automated financial management systems (General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS), POM data submissions, and Contract and Program Execution resources and other Program Information for the development of costs and budget information for the POM and beyond routinely exceeding a billion dollars.

Duties:
• Review and validate Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCEs) and Program Office Estimates (POEs) to support PEO EIS program office economic analysis effort
• Develop sound analytical methodologies for formulating cost models and provide insight into the most effective and efficient cost recommendations
• Review and validate program office cost documents to support comparative analysis including Economic Analyses, Cost Benefit Analyses, Business Case Analyses, Affordability Analyses, and Analyses of Alternatives
• Evaluate, monitor, and ensures compliance with laws, regulations, policies, standards, and/or procedures related to cost estimating. Interpret Economic Analysis (EA) guidance and prepare EA policy for PEO EIS program office implementation
• Conduct economic analysis for major Army Enterprise Business Systems using economic viability tool (EV)
• Review, analyze, identify courses of action and validate the cost estimates required to support program office Milestone Decision documentation
• Advise on the application of analytical techniques in the collection of data and the development of cost models always weighing cost against performance   
• Review, analyze and validate independent government cost estimates (IGCEs) developed by PEO EIS PMOs
• Prepare, review and evaluate the cost section(s) of the Acquisition Program Baseline (APB) and Cost Analysis Requirement Description (CARD).
• Brief and defend cost estimate results to senior leadership while participating in higher headquarters cost models and estimating review 
• Present and defend clear and concise oral and written cost analysis presentations while participating in integrated process teams (IPTs)
• Advice on the design of cost estimating methodologies and mathematical models required to calculate and evaluate variables, as well as develop stand alone cost estimates and rough orders of magnitude on assigned EIS programs
• Review and validate claimed financial benefits through Should Cost Initiatives and Better Buying Power (BBP) efficiencies

Experience with the following:
• Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)              
• Microsoft Project 2013 - preferred              
• Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP, Oracle)                      
• Deltek Cobra Suite - preferred
• General Funds Enterprise Business System (GFEBS)          
• Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT)          
• Costpoint

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

• Secret Clearance
• A minimum of 8 to 10 experience working within DoD /Army field of Government Cost Analysis 
• BS Degree in Business or Finance - MBA preferred 
• Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA®)  preferred
 
 

REQUIRED EDUCATION

• Bachelors in relevant field (or equivalent experience)

 

REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCE

• Active Secret clearance
 
 
 
EOE M/F/Disability/Vet





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