Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

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Program cost control analyst provides end User support for EVM toolset (including Deltek Cobra, Deltek MPM, and Deltek wInsight software suite), along with supporting Earned Value policies and procedures.

Program Cost Control Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interface with contract, subcontract, contract accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing organizations, pricing, Program Managers, Corporate Line Management, and external customers
Measure performance (Earned Value) on a monthly basis and generate reports using industry standard tools, provide analysis, support change management, as contractually required
Support the preparation of monthly program reviews, internal/external audits
Support the preparation of monthly/quarterly revenue and profitability estimates
Prepare advance payment/performance bond and letter of credit applications utilizing foreign exchange
Prepare monthly/milestone invoices and status unbilled issues
Ad Hoc support and monitoring
Sensitivity to cultural differences due to international customers
Preparation of financial internal/external reports to include Annual Operating Plan, Waterfalls/Dashboards, Indicated Finals, EACs/ETCs, WBS setup, charging practice determinations, purchase requisitions, monitoring subcontractor costs, review/approve/track invoices
Work with complex excel spreadsheets

Program Cost Control Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Program Cost Control Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, MBA, PMP, EVMS

Education for Program Cost Control Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Program Cost Control Analyst

Desired skills for program cost control analyst include:

Deltek Cobra
SAP
Scheduling policies and procedures
CCDR and EVAS
CostPoint
DOD EVMSIG
EIA-748 Guidelines
EVM Suite of Tools
IPMR and CFSR
NGMS Scheduling Suite of Tools

Desired experience for program cost control analyst includes:

Excellent analytical ability, along with strong analytical use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to create and present reports for internal and external reviews
Working in a team environment and ensure project deadlines are met timely with an understanding of inherent business pressures that are present
This position may require work on weekends, holidays or off hours (as occasionally requested)
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Business Administration
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline

Program Cost Control Analyst Examples

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Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of program 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 program cost control analyst
  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external reporting to Government customer, and internal reporting to Sector
  • The candidate will perform functions in financial planning and analysis, project planning and control and variance analysis
  • Analysis must be performed and reports prepared in order to ensure that contract is within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and profit is maximized
  • Performing Major Subcontract/IWO Supplier and Material GP analysis and preparing reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated value and government guidelines
  • Support Major Subcontracts/IWO and Material GP monthly cost and schedule reviews, identify pressures and opportunities and develop recovery plans as required
  • Performing Major Subcontract/IWO and Material GP analysis and preparing reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated value and government guidelines
  • Reviewing labor and material inputs from suppliers
  • Preparing month-end reports preparing and maintaining spend plans
  • Develop and review Estimates at Complete (EACs)
  • Assist Control Account Managers (CAMs) with EVMS activities related to material and supplier tasking
Qualifications for program cost control analyst
  • High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 4 years of directly related financial analysis experience
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and work independently with high degree of self-motivation are essential
  • Must be well versed in MS tools (Word, PowerPoint, ) and be solid in Excel
  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of finance or project control related experience or 4+ years with a Master's degree
  • Understanding of concepts and techniques related to program controls
  • A Bachelor Degree with 10 of years’ work experience
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Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of program cost control analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for program cost control analyst
  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting (s) for programs
  • Current, active US Secret level security clearance, or higher, is required
  • Prepare and maintain spend plans
  • Well versed in multiple program types (CPAF, CPFF, LOE, FPLOE, FFP, T&M, IDIQs, ) with various contract values
  • Must have an Active SSBI and/or SCI access
  • Should be versed in various contract vehicles, , CPAF, CPFF, LOE, FPLOE, FFP, T&M, IDIQs
Qualifications for program cost control analyst
  • Minimum twenty (20) years of experience and at least fifteen (15) years of specialized experience applying objective, analytical, and orderly thinking to the analysis of complex operational and management problems, and ability to provide evidence-based analysis using analytical tools and techniques such as statistical inference, mathematical modeling, systems analysis, logic, comparative analysis, and quantitative graphics
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline plus a minimum of 6 years’ experience of increasing responsibility in business functions required - or - a Master's Degree as described above with 4 years of experience
  • Interact with senior personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Strong computer/system skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, V-look ups, ), Word, and PowerPoint
  • Must be well versed in multiple program types (CPAF, CPFF, LOE, FPLOE, FFP, T&M, IDIQs, ) with various contract values
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Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a program cost control analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program cost control analyst
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Finance/Technical field
  • Bachelor's degree is required, will consider experience in lieu of degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting
  • Ability to work in process driven environment and communicate requirements across diverse program team
  • A Bachelor Degree with 10 of years’ business management work experience
  • Working experience with cost, pricing, budgeting, forecasting and financial data
  • Proficient at MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint)
Qualifications for program cost control analyst
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance and/or Accounting discipline preferred
  • The willingness and ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is required
  • Must have working knowledge of EVMS
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs, with extensive experience in Microsoft Excel and Project
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a special access program clearance
  • PMI Scheduling Certification
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Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a program 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 program cost control analyst
  • Familiarity with FAR/DFAR and CASB
  • Perform Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks, set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
  • Experience with MPM, winSight
  • Microsoft Project & PowerPoint
  • Ability to obtain and maintain US Secret Level Security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field with 6 years of experience or a Master's degree with 4 years of experience
Qualifications for program cost control analyst
  • Abilty to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and 3+ years of experience in financial analysis experience
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or a closely related field with a minimum 6 years experience or 4 Years with Masters
  • Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics
  • Develop and maintain performance measurement baselines, review and approve changes as required within established procedures
  • Prepare and analyze contract estimates at completion (EAC) as required (regular and out of cycle)
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Program Cost Control Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program 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 program cost control analyst
  • 5+ years of experience in financial and/or cost analysis
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have knowledge of EVMS policies and procedures
  • Ability to identify issues and problems across multiple contracts and make recommendations to management for resolution of mitigation
  • At least 1 year of experience in financial and/or cost analysis
  • Knowledge of EVMS policies and procedures
Qualifications for program cost control analyst
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of internal customers (Contracts, Program Management, Operations, Global Supply Chain) on a regular basis to obtain and share information
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of related experience, or Master’s degree with 4 years of related experience preferably with a focus on Finance, Business, Accounting or a related discipline
  • 4+ years of project cost tracking and analysis experience
  • 4+ years of experience creating MS Excel-based spreadsheets
  • 4+ years of experience working with cross-functional teams toward the completion of organizational projects and goals
  • Deltek MPM

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