Cost Analyst

DCS Corp
Aberdeen, MD
Feb 06, 2019
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time

DCS Corp is looking for a Cost Analyst to provide on-site analyst support in the areas of cost analysis, budget execution, and acquisition support to a US Army Product Manager at Aberdeen, MD.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain Program cost database by tracking all program costs to include projections, commitments, obligations, expenses, disbursements.

Develop Program Office Estimates and Independent Government Cost Estimates using Cost Estimating Structure and ACEIT Model.

Provide budget development & execution support including preparation and submission of P&R forms.

Maintain and track funding execution information using complex budget spreadsheets, and provide weekly and monthly status reports to PM leadership and higher commands.

Perform cost analysis & estimations and provide recommendations as a member of an IPT.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

BA Degree and 12 years of experience - cost analysis experience in areas of projections, commitments, obligation rates, expenses, disbursements, spend plans and budget processes to support DoD/US Army program office.  MA and 10 years of experience will be considered.

Must possess a Secret clearance.

The Cost Analyst will be required to utilize Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT),

Performs in-depth analysis of budget requests, shifts in project direction and emphasis and/or requests not included in planned program and explores alternative sources of funding.  

Capability to develop justification and impact statements and compiles data to be used for forecasting obligations. 

Knowledge of DoD Acquisition statutory and regulatory requirements and  acquisition policy.

Experience with complete DoD Procurement & RDT&E (P&R) funding Forms. 

Possess technical, analytical and problem solving skills, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Possess strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to work as part of a team.



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