Cost Analyst with Security Clearance

Arlington, Virginia
Jun 20, 2024
Jul 18, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Cost Analyst Job Category: Project and Program Management Time Type: Full time Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret Employee Type: Regular Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10% Type of Travel: Local What You'll Get to Do: CACI is making a significant impact to the Army by developing and integrating the Army Military Pay into the fielded Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A), the Army's future Army Pay system. CACI is looking for great people who are interested in making an impact with their work. Join us to be a part of this exciting and monumental effort. This position will report to the Deputy Business Operations Manager and work with the Control Account Managers (CAMs) they support, alongside Program Analysts, Technical Managers, Cost / Earned Value Analysts, Financial Analysts, Project Schedulers, and all members of CACI's Program Management Office (PMO). The Cost Control Financial Specialist will be a direct conduit with the CAMs in support of PMO teams, and a CACI Corporate Pricing point of contact. The PMO is responsible for executing CACI's Performance Management and Earned Value Management System (EVMS), maintaining the program's Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), monitoring invoices, projecting expenditures, executing contract modifications, and forecasting and reporting the program's cost/schedule/performance status to both the customer and CACI executives. More About the Role: Provide project and cost support and coordination to this complex program.
Contribute to the creation and maintenance of basis of estimates for multiple project actions.
Establish and maintain the basis of estimate tool for hypothetic programmatic costs and pricing efforts.
Serve as primary POC with the pricing group for all pricing-related actions needed.
Assist with the review and reporting of performance updates from the program's CAMs in support of Business Team needs.
Provide support with the financial side of processing Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) or other financial data needed to support CACI pricing of items requiring contract modifications.
Maintain rate information in coordination with Finance and Pricing and provide to the Cost / EV team.
Assist with the development, maintenance, and tracking of the program's cost and schedule baseline.
Monitor ongoing procedures (e.g., Baseline Change Requests (BCRs), Schedule Management, Variance Analysis) for efficiency/effectiveness, and coordinate with program control teams to recommend and implement process improvements.
May be responsible for providing guidance, coaching, and training to other employees within job area.
Assist the Cost / EV Analysts to develop program-specific standards and process instructions for planning, scheduling, baseline control, EVMS, financial controls, subcontract cost integration, and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) compilation and analysis.
Attend monthly cost reviews and weekly contract meetings. You'll Bring These Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business management or a quantitative field (e.g., economics, mathematics, statistics, finance, or accounting) or a discipline that fosters problem solving, structured analysis and creativity.
Minimum 5-7 years of related work experience
Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel, to include data scrubs and data validation.
Productive professional individual contributor
Ability to work independently with general supervision.
Ability to identify, analyze and determine a resolution for problems/questions that may be challenging.
Perform ad hoc analysis and prepare ad hoc performance reports.
Ensure compliance with internal procedures and government cost/schedule reporting regulations.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Proficiency with other MS Office products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and SharePoint)
Ability to obtain interim Secret clearance.
Willing to obtain SAFe Certified Agilist certification within 90 days of starting. These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have: Experience on large-scale software development projects and DoD Contracting environment.
Experience with formulating forecast models using historical information to estimate future cost/performance.
Advanced knowledge of Earned Value Management Methodology definitions and calculations.
Advanced knowledge of Corporate Finance definitions, calculations, and procedures
Knowledge in drafting and submitting BOE Narratives
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Experience with Program Control software such as Deltek COBRA, Oracle Primavera, Deltek MPM, or Agile Lifecycle Manager
Active DoD Secret Clearance What We Can Offer You: - We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
- For over 60 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success. - What You Can Expect: A culture of integrity. At CACI, we place character and innovation at the center of everything we do. As a valued team member, you'll be part of a high-performing group dedicated to our customer's missions and driven by a higher purpose - to ensure the safety of our nation. An environment of trust. CACI takes pride in fostering a diverse and accessible culture where every individual feels supported to chart their own path. You'll have the autonomy to take the time you need through a unique flexible time off benefit and have access to robust learning resources to make your ambitions a reality. A focus on continuous growth. Together, we will advance our nation's most critical missions, build on our lengthy track record of business success, and find opportunities to break new ground - in your career and in our legacy. Your potential is limitless. So is ours. Learn more about CACI here. Pay Range: There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here . The proposed salary range for this position is: $71,500 - $150,200 CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.