Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

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Program cost sched & cont provides cost and schedule planning, reporting, monitoring, and analysis support to the Finance Manager, Program Manager, and Control Account Managers (CAMs).

Program Cost Sched & Cont Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Development and maintenance of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) in APEX/SAP, Budget preparation, monthly Earned Value reporting (Production, Engineering, LOE, IOTs) and development of quarterly EACs
Utilization of business software such as SAP, APEX (including Earned Value module), Business Warehouse, Microframe Project Manager (MPM), and Program Management Excellence (PMX) to manage program operations
Create networks in APEX to define the project budget or estimate
Contract setup activities (PMO and Operations)
Budget/Baseline preparation
Generation of weekly/monthly financial reports
Estimates at Completion (EAC's) preparation
Earned Value support
Preparation of financial data for Monthly Operating Reviews, Financial Reviews
Preparation of CDRLs in support of contractual requirements, IPMR Formats 1-5, Contract Funds Status Report (CFSR) and Performance and Cost Report

Program Cost Sched & Cont Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Program Cost Sched & Cont

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EVMS

Education for Program Cost Sched & Cont

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the program cost sched & cont job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business/Administration, Business, Economics, Management, Education, Finance/Accounting, Performance, Associates

Skills for Program Cost Sched & Cont

Desired skills for program cost sched & cont include:

SAP
Raytheon financial and accounting policies and procedures
PRISM
Federal Acquisition Regulations
APEX
Business Warehouse and PRISM
Finance and program control
Strong problem solving skills and have good communication skills
Microsoft Excel
Industry practices

Desired experience for program cost sched & cont includes:

Must possess good communication skills and ability to work with Program Managers, Technical Leaders
Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) working knowledge of program planning (IMP/IMS) and financial analysis
Some openings (but not all) may require a security clearance
Experience developing solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation
Strong verbal and written communication skills ability to interact with various levels of management and customer organizations
Power-user of Microsoft Office Excel

Program Cost Sched & Cont Examples

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Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a program cost sched & cont. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program cost sched & cont
  • Perform detailed financial analysis for both total program and product level cost elements to help define and understand the monthly variance to Budget baseline and EAC positions
  • Process approved Budget Change Requests (BCR) and ensure all changes are incorporated into control systems
  • Support audits of financial information by internal auditors, external auditors and DCAA/DCMA auditors
  • Interface with and support the IAMD CET, CBT and IBT and IOT locations
  • Collaborate with and support the IAMD CET, CBT and IBT and IOT locations
  • Work with Supply Chain Material Management for reporting and appropriate variance analysis by part number
  • Review variances and address outstanding commitments on projects
  • Meet with Operations Program Managers (OPMs) on a regular basis to review expenditures on programs
  • Provide trending for forecasts on programs, provide analysis and offer recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports and conduct analysis to ensure that contracts are within the negotiated or agreed upon cost parameters and Government Cost Control Guidelines
Qualifications for program cost sched & cont
  • Strong computer skills, which include high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel – Advanced MS Excel [Pivot Tables, Lookups, Macros, ]
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision part of a team, accountability and self-driven
  • MS Excel (VLOOKUP, Pivot tables)
  • BS/BA in Business Management/Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of accounting practices and procedures , Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Solid working knowledge of procedures and tools necessary to execute EVMS on a program APEX, wInsight
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Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a program cost sched & cont. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program cost sched & cont
  • Prepare and review quarterly EACs at the appropriate management levels
  • Prepare and issue Baseline Change Requests (BCRs)
  • Prepare weekly actual and labor reports for assigned programs
  • Participates in the preparation of budgets and schedules for all contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Leads cost strategy effort for proposals and reviews financial bids for accuracy and completeness
  • May include other financial responsibilities as required by Program and Finance Leadership
  • Support in the generation and analysis of Estimate At Completion (EACs) on a quarterly basis including costs, and risks and opportunities
  • Serve as a partner for the development of the five year strategic and annual operating plans and related analysis, possess the ability to coordinate and present related non-financial data
  • Partner with all program functions to complete and exceed execution requirements
  • Maintain Earned Value Management including cost & schedule baseline
Qualifications for program cost sched & cont
  • Must have accomplished verbal and written communication skills, the ability to interact with all level of customers and management
  • Experienceinterfacing and conducting business with various functional disciplines(Contracts, Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, ..) in program developmentand execution
  • Strong computer skills, which include a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel functions (Pivot Tables, Lookups)
  • Strong Microsoft Office (primarily Excel) skills is a must
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and additional challenges
  • Knowledge of the material and labor performance reporting and tools
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Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a program cost sched & cont. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for program cost sched & cont
  • Review weekly actual costs
  • Assist Business Manager in tracking execution of key IDS investments into the program
  • Provide comprehensive cost and schedule analysis
  • Financial oversight and coordination with a broad set of IOT partners
  • Coordinate development of quarterly Estimates at Complete
  • Establish and maintain the overall baseline that is compliant with the program instruction, internal EVM policy and 10255
  • Prepare manpower reports to support Tactical Radar and Mission System and Sensors level staffing demand reviews including working with cross function leads to identify gaps and plans to closure
  • Support preparation of cost CDRLs including Integrated Program Management Reports (IPMRs), Cost Performance Reports (CPRs), and Contractor Funding Summary Report (CFSRs)
  • Support the monthly forecast / close process
  • Support the development of the five year strategic and annual operating plans
Qualifications for program cost sched & cont
  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or other related field
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or other related major
  • Must be able to work independently part of a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Earned Value Analysis/Management (EVA/EVM)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or other related major
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Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a program cost sched & cont. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program cost sched & cont
  • Perform detailed financial analysis for both total program and product level cost elements to help define and understand the monthly variances to budget and EAC positions
  • Process approved Budget Change Requests (BCR) and ensures all changes are incorporated into control systems
  • Partner with Patriot Product Line Teams, PMOs, CBTs
  • Support preparation of quarterly Estimates at Completion (EACs)
  • Development of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
  • Preparation of Work Authorization Documents
  • Development of time-phased budgets and schedules
  • Provide PMO and CAMS with internal reports on cost and schedule performance
  • Measure performance (earned value) on a monthly basis and generate EV reports, status, graphs, and analysis
  • Work with leadership team to accurately forecast and recognize Bookings/Sales/Profit/Cash and provide variance analysis
Qualifications for program cost sched & cont
  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or any related field
  • EVMS, Program Controls and EAC process
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related business experience
  • Advance level MS Excel with ability to design complex models
  • Must work well in teams and independently
  • Advanced Degree (MBA/MSF)
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Program Cost Sched & Cont Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a program cost sched & cont. 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 sched & cont
  • Support Ad Hoc Tasks & Analysis as required
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to perform meaningful analysis, assist in financial recommendations, and communicate effectively, while partnering with management and operating as integral member of the team
  • Create and maintain AR process and requests from the team
  • Support EAC process and assist in the creation of EDIT+ packages
  • Development of pricing estimates and proposal cost volumes
  • Provide program teams with internal reports on cost and schedule performance
  • Various other adhoc requests
  • Develop, Compile and analyze EAC data and variance analysis for all program labor and non-labor cost elements including Supply Chain and Operations
  • Develop, Compile and analyze monthly Earned Value for all program cost elements including Supply Chain and Operations
  • Develop, Compile and analyze weekly and monthly financial planning metrics of bookings, sales, profit and cash flow and the applicable variance analysis
Qualifications for program cost sched & cont
  • Earn Value Management System (EVMS) certified
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Business or similar discipline from an accredited college or university and Minimum 2 years of relevant Finance experience
  • Strong spreadsheet skills a must
  • Ability to manage financial responsibilities in a fast paced, dynamic environment, and delivery of commitments
  • Ability to effectively navigate the challenges and requirements in a multi-dimensional, matrix organization
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or related field

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