Program Cost Schedule & Control Job Description

Program Cost Schedule & Control Job Description

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Program cost schedule & control provides overall cost, schedule, and variance analysis as well as risk and opportunity management using Earned Value Management principles.

Program Cost Schedule & Control Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Budgeting and tracking internal IRAD, Bid and Proposal and Marketing and Selling expenses
Forecast and present financial results including awards, sales, margin, ROS%, FCF, indirect spending, base labor and accompanying variances to plan
Monitor company owned inventory through system reconciliation
Conduct continual audit of CONUS and OCONUS labor charging
Prepare financial analyses of operations
Earned Value Management analysis and reporting
Cost Budget and Tracking
Manpower Analysis
Internal Audit Coordination
Program Financial Analysis

Program Cost Schedule & Control Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Program Cost Schedule & Control

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Education for Program Cost Schedule & Control

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Employers hiring for the program cost schedule & control 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, Business/Administration, Economics, Business/Management, Management, Financial Analysis, Mathematics, Education

Skills for Program Cost Schedule & Control

Desired skills for program cost schedule & control include:

EVMS
Microsoft Excel
SAP
Federal Acquisition Regulations
Industry practices
Budgeting
MPM
Applications in a computerized environment
Cost accounting
Earned Value Management Principles and EIA-748 Guidelines

Desired experience for program cost schedule & control includes:

Prior experience in a program control environment on large (> $25M) DOD prime contracts
Experience interfacing and conducting business with various functional disciplines (Contracts, Operations, Engineering, ) in program development and execution
Experience interfacing and conducting business with various functional disciplines (Contracts, Operations, Engineering, ) in proposal development and program execution
4 years minimum Finance experience, preferably in a DOD environment
Strong capabilities and knowledge of financial analysis processes inclusive of sales, costs incurred and EAC variance analysis
Working in a small team environment assisting program financial support/analysis

Program Cost Schedule & Control Examples

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Program Cost Schedule & Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program cost schedule & control. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program cost schedule & control
  • Program forecast and risk review
  • Validation of Program Balance Sheet
  • Accounts Receivable tracking and variance reporting
  • Performing analyses and preparing reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines
  • Preparing budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Preparing program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled
  • Performing schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks
  • Ensuring adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government
  • Incorporating contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines
  • Cost and schedule control for two or more Task Orders under the AMCOM program
Qualifications for program cost schedule & control
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related discipline plus 6 years of experience or a Masters degree plus 4 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related analytical discipline with a minimum of 24 credit hours of coursework directly related to Accounting and 6 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience
  • An Interim clearance is required to start
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related analytical discipline and 8 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience
  • Experience working in Aerospace and Defense/government contract accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related analytical discipline and eight (8) years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a program cost schedule & control. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for program cost schedule & control
  • Detailed control over all funding limitations, labor realignments and travel
  • Setting up cost control system, monitoring and controlling costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
  • Performing analyses and preparing reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines, including in-depth trend analysis
  • Preparing budgets and schedules for contract work and performing and/or assisting in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Performing monthly and quarterly Estimates at Complete (EACs)
  • Effectively communicate with leadership and customers regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables
  • Timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis
  • Budget support and variance analysis
  • Verifying monthly customer invoices for correctness
  • Tracking delivery order funding payments
Qualifications for program cost schedule & control
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance and 2 years of related experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working in Aerospace and Defense/Government Contract Accounting
  • An Active DoD Secret security clearance investigated within the past 5 years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related to Accounting and 8 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively and experience with delivering presentations
  • Extensive work experience as a cost material or labor planner
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a program cost schedule & control. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program cost schedule & control
  • Issue procurement requisitions and track purchase
  • Orders for deliveries received for programs
  • Act as primary point of contact for all vendor and invoice payables and receivables
  • Coordinates vendor payment status
  • Responsible for providing general financial/analytical support to the business manager on the financial health of assigned scope within the program
  • Supports the business manager in managing the financial performance in accordance with contract terms and conditions
  • Performs analysis to support the development of program budgets and forecasts
  • Provide support in the development of work break down structures
  • Provide support on billing
  • Responsible for the support of program Estimates At Completion (EAC’s)
Qualifications for program cost schedule & control
  • Experienced Excel skills required, SAP EV experience
  • 6 years of experience using MS Office applications(Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
  • Experience working for or with military, defense, aerospace or technology companies
  • Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs against baseline and revised estimates
  • Incorporates changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each service area in order to maintain realistic cost baselines and revised estimates
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a program cost schedule & control. 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 schedule & control
  • Supports development of monthly and quarterly financial reports with variance analysis for both program management and for consolidation into monthly and quarterly program reviews
  • Performs cost analysis for inclusion in monthly invoice
  • Lead the preparation of backup documentation to support monthly invoices
  • Responsible for the development of a cost held file for future invoices
  • Lead for maintaining the cost held file
  • Performs analysis for treasury reporting
  • Perform analysis and prepares reports to support monthly invoice
  • Prepare an analyze data and figures
  • Comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions
  • Pricing quick turn task orders that include all elements of cost
Qualifications for program cost schedule & control
  • Rplan and SAP system experience
  • Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that costs are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines
  • Assists with corporate reporting, including cost profiles, outlook, and variance analysis
  • Reviews and updates budget plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and accurately monetized
  • Utilizes data analysis to serve as a trusted advisor to the technical team for all matters related to cost and budget
  • Regularly monitors expenditures within service areas to ensure plans are on-target, and facilitates problem resolution as required
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a program cost schedule & control. 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 schedule & control
  • Coordination and conduct of Integrated Baseline Reviews, and EVMS Joint Surveillance Reviews
  • Pricing multiple travel requests per month
  • Coordinating pricing requests with program and functional support organizations
  • Maintaining a database of all pricing requests to support financial reporting
  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting for programs
  • Development and maintenance of Budget Baselines, Earned Value techniques and Estimates At Completion (EACs) for Control Account Plans (CAPs)
  • Analysis and assurance of accurate assessment of CAP progress
  • Analysis of variances and the collaborative development of Variance Analysis Reports (VARs) and analysis and development of Estimates To Completion (ETCs)
  • Being able to collaborate in a team environment
  • Sets up cost control systems, prepares in-depth budgets and schedules for large programs, and performs analyses to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines
Qualifications for program cost schedule & control
  • Produces timely data and reporting in alignment to business cadence and responds to all ad hoc data calls with speed and accuracy
  • Maintains close alignment to all major business functions, including Contracts, Subcontracts, Global Procurement, Accounts Payable and Pricing
  • Reviews accruals and amortizations for accuracy
  • Participates in monthly presentation to technical team and leads the discussion on service areas
  • Supports internal and external audits as necessary
  • Drives process improvements that benefit entire team and mentors junior-level analysts

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