Project/Program Cost Analyst - Secret Clearance
Primary Function: Performs Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) activities in support of Federal government client programs. Responsible for providing high level analytical support for client programs. Monitors projects and reports performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met. Works with senior client personnel in establishing and defining program requirements. Maintains documented records supporting financial forecasts used in the rate and budget area. Major Responsibilities: ' Establishes and defines program plan requirements and performs in-depth studies to determine optimum program plans. Oversees task/project execution and monitors the current-year budget. Supports coordination of interdepartmental development of program plans. ' Conducts detailed analysis and assessments of complex financial data to support execution within existing client procedures and government regulations. ' Interfaces with client personnel to define work requirements, coordinate assignments and schedules, and provide quality reviews as requested. ' Applies analysis tools and techniques such as modeling and simulation to define and resolve complex issues. ' Conducts quality control and quality assurance review of program documents prior to submission to client management. ' Contributes to program and task-related reports, briefings, justifications and requests. ' Develops and conducts presentations on program execution, cost, and performance data for client. ' May assist in developing client program documentation including briefings, draft specifications, solicitations, Statements of Work (SOW), and other project execution documentation. ' Reviews and assess the work of other program analysts to ensure accuracy and compliance with government policies, regulation and procedures. ' Creates procurement request documents and monitor program financial information. ' Assists in the training and development of other contractor staff. Position Requirements: ' Requires a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related technical field and five to seven years of experience or equivalent relevant experience. ' Requires experience in technical program planning and implementation, contract interpretation, budget development and administration of government programs. Requires experience with government agencies within specifically required field. ' Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of government client personnel and government program stakeholders. ' Must possess final Secret clearance.