Program Cost Control
- San Diego, CA
Pay Range: $80,000-90,000
The Program Cost Control Analyst position will, under general supervision interface with the program managers to meet program requirements in a government contracting environment. Candidate with working knowledge of Earned Value and Earned Value concepts are valued.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and DUTIES:
- Assist in analyzing cost and schedule performance for moderate to large projects, using tools such as Contract Funds Status Reports, Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and Earned Value Management (EVM).
- Provide financial assistance to Program Managers, engineers, and finance through preparation, monitoring and providing oversight of program accounts.
- Ensures compliance with internal and external procedures, such as government procurement regulations.
- Perform cost assessments to identify and mitigate program risks
- Track, report and interface with the program team to develop and status schedule requirements, monitoring cost performance against plans to ensure contractual cost obligations are met
- Support the generation of program status reports such as preparation of financial inputs to internal reports and presentations
- Monitor for adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and supporting timely requests for additional funding to the customer.
- Incorporates contractual changes into financial control systems to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
- Assists in developing financial controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques to evaluate contract/program status and ensure compliance with government and customer requirements.
- Support the preparation and coordination of financial forecasting and reporting, Operating Plan and Resource Plan.
- Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation.
- Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for improvements.
- Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.
- Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Performs work with minimal direction; uses financial modeling analytical and problem solving skills while maintaining data integrity and accuracy;
Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to address new initiatives.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Three (3) years of creating and analyzing financial data for program control in a fast pace manufacturing environment, with government contract exposure; strong analytical skills with excellent attention to details; Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance or Accounting (BA), or Economics; Master in Business Administration (MBA), a plus.
- Communication skills: Proven record of team leadership, both within a team and cross-functional environment ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions as well as general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before customers or employees; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities;
- Technical skills: well-developed financial modeling, analytical and problem solving skills; working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting
- Analytical skills: ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; ability to review and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine priorities;
- Math skills:ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent; ability to create and use sophisticated financial modeling;
- Computer skills: exposure to a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface, proficient use of Microsoft office suite such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point and Access; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP; Experience with earned value management systems is desired (COBRA).
- Time Management & Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality;
- Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team.
Able to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.
Please email your resume for immediate consideration.