Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

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Financial / cost control analyst provides cost, schedule, EVMS analysis/reporting, funding planning, reporting, monitoring, and analysis support to the Program Manager, utilizing standard company tools, and in compliance with standard processes.

Financial / Cost Control Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform Financial Analysis, delivering actionable advice into Leadership Teams
Drive Quarterly Forecast and Annual Budget Process
Perform Period End Closing and ensure cost control and awareness
Prepares budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, cash forecasting, and variance analysis
Provide EVMS Reporting and Variance Analysis as required per customer and company requirements
Provide compliance and processes & procedures support
Provide EAC development, baseline schedules, and cost & schedule risk management
Ensure adequacy of processes through review & update, monitoring process metrics, and interpret NGMS Systems Description policy

Financial / Cost Control Analyst Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Financial / Cost Control Analyst

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Education for Financial / Cost Control Analyst

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Employers hiring for the financial / cost control analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business/Administration, Economics, Business, Business/Management, Management, Financial Planning, Financial Analysis, MBA

Skills for Financial / Cost Control Analyst

Desired skills for financial / cost control analyst include:

MS Excel
EVMS and EV reporting
EVMS and Government CDRL reporting
Funding requirements and CFSR preparation
Especially MS Excel
Microsoft Office Suite
Working a dynamic program with frequent ECP’s with different contract types
MS Estimating System requirements
Tools and experience in proposal support
Balance sheet

Desired experience for financial / cost control analyst includes:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related discipline plus a minimum of 6 years relevant experience - OR - Master's degree as described with 4 years of relevant experience
The ability to obtain a US Secret level security clearance is required
The ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
Bachelor's degree in Business Management or related discipline plus some post graduate professional, related experience
EVMS with Microframe Program Management reporting to satisfy customer CDRLs
The ability to obtain a US Secret level DoD Clearance is required

Financial / Cost Control Analyst Examples

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Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of financial / cost control analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial / cost control analyst
  • Good systems skills – Hyperion, SAP
  • Minimum 5 years in Finance, Pricing or similar function
  • Tenacious and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Fluent English ( ability to conduct business in fully English speaking environment), Advanced French or German is preferred
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related discipline with 3 years of related professional experience – OR – a Master’s degree with 1 year of related professional experience
  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations (IPRS, Monthly EV reporting- internal)
Qualifications for financial / cost control analyst
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS clearance with Polygraph is required
  • Understanding and prior experience with SAP and/or Business Warehouse
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance is required
  • Bachelors Degree with 3years related professional experience – OR – a Masters degree with 1 year of related professiona l experience
  • Large amount of interaction with organizations, in particular with brands, FP&A Managers
  • Analytical approach using good logic to form a pragmatic approach solution
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Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a financial / cost control analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial / cost control analyst
  • Assist in the preparation and submittal of monthly IPMR CDRLs (Formats 1-7)
  • Support the Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) including CAM interviews
  • Assist in financial reporting including the development and tracking of long range plans (AOP), monthly outlooks, and variance explanations for all financial metrics including sales, margin, acquisitions, awards, and cash collection
  • Assist in developing quarterly financial Estimate at Complete workbooks to determine IBCS program fee position
  • Analyze unbilled costs and work to correct any accounting errors that cause unbilled costs to accumulate
  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of related experience - OR - a Master' degree with 4 years of related experience
Qualifications for financial / cost control analyst
  • Strong PC skills required with high level Excel skills, specifically the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, and conditional formatting)
  • Successful cost / schedule control and management of a mixed portfolio of contract types under the JCREW contract, ensuring compliance to company policies and procedures and government cost control guidelines, while maximizing cost savings and profit
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field with 10 years of related experience OR a Masters degree with 8 years of related experience
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US government Secret level security clearance is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting or related business discipline with a minimum of 6 years’ related experience - OR - a Master's degree as described above with 4 years related experience
  • Support preparation of Earned Value Management (EVM) budgets, schedules, and ETC/EAC
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Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a financial / cost control analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial / cost control analyst
  • Validation of the impacts of changes in COGS, ICP and Tax intercompany
  • Connect with SC on regular basis to understand key drivers of actual cost vs
  • Price Volume Change and Gross Profit analysis
  • Cost not in Standard control and monthly BVA
  • Mapping of the opportunities for GP improvement through improvement of product and channel, Trade promo & Gross-to-net optimization, portfolio rationalization and pricing opportunities
  • Support with the implementation of the GP improvement initiatives and track the results
Qualifications for financial / cost control analyst
  • Prior experience in a Project Control environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or related field with 6 years of related experience - OR a Master's Degree as described above with - 4 years of related experience
  • Support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management
  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations (IPRS)
  • Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) (or similar project management software), winSight
  • SAP Material Management and Project Systems Modules
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Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial / cost control analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for financial / cost control analyst
  • Support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management, fact-finding and negotiation support of cost proposals
  • Support the preparation and coordination of monthly financial forecasting and reporting, Annual Operating Plan and Resource Plan
  • The ability to obtain a Confidential Clearance
  • Perform TCPI and Variance Analysis
  • Assist the subcontracts organization to distribute funding to teammates, help create Subcontract Statements of Work, approve invoices, and maintain Award Fee schedules
  • Experience in use of EVMS
Qualifications for financial / cost control analyst
  • Experience with GAAP, Government Financial accounting practices
  • Leading and participating in project review meetings as required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field and 6 years of related experience
  • Experience and proficiency with MS Office and, specifically, advanced Excel & Access Knowledge
  • Advanced level user of PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Hyperion Essbase, SAP
  • Develop performance measurement baselines, review and approve changes as required within established procedures
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Financial / Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial / cost control analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for financial / cost control analyst
  • Deliver and maintain integrity of financial information for Group and Divisional Financial Cycles through Projects Financial systems Oracle Projects
  • The role involves participating in a team across GFS India and UK who are responsible for co-ordinating and delivering the appropriate financial reporting for activity for the Franchise project supported
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of financial ledger close
  • Program financial analysis and external/internal reporting for Sector programs
  • WBS development, program base-lining, proposal preparation, negotiation support, risk and opportunities assessment, preparation of visibility reports, performance measurement (Earned Value Management), variance analysis and development of Estimates To Complete (ETC) and Estimates At Completion (EAC)
  • Preparation and coordination of financial forecasting and reporting
  • Timely and accurate delivery of financial ledger close and SDP data in compliance with Group policies and guidelines
  • Support change initiatives, process improvements and in system implementations related to own processes and applications
  • Month End Accounting - Journals preparation, Account reconciliation
  • Timely identification and escalation of any potential risk and issue along with appropriate resolution
Qualifications for financial / cost control analyst
  • Experience with subcontracts
  • Experience with government CDRL reporting
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related discipline with 6 years of related experience -OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related area with 6 years experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of experience
  • Current, active US Secret Level security clearance, with the ability to obtain SAP access
  • Experience with SAP and EVMS

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