Program Cost Scheduler & Control Job Description

Program Cost Scheduler & Control Job Description

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Program cost scheduler & control provides administrative support to project teams, including formatting of Microsoft Word documents, excel files, and preparation of Powerpoint presentations.

Program Cost Scheduler & Control Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review and approve invoices for submission to customer
Communication of program financial risks and opportunities (R&O) relative to both the financial forecast (Bookings, Sales, and Profit), R&O against the EAC Support to new business initiatives and engineering change proposals (ECPs)
Partnering with Program Management through the preparation, reporting, and analysis of actual, Indicated Final (IF), Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) financials
Project cost structure set-up and management
Adhere to company policies, procedures and internal controls
Prepare Estimate at Completion in support of Corporate requirements
Prepare monthly forecasts for Revenue and cash
Manage the day to day financial requirements for multiple projects
Work with program team and support required program meetings
Assist Financial Shared Services (FSS) with invoicing

Program Cost Scheduler & Control Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Program Cost Scheduler & Control

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

Education for Program Cost Scheduler & Control

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the program cost scheduler & 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, Management, Finance/Accounting, Performance, Business/Management, Sciences

Skills for Program Cost Scheduler & Control

Desired skills for program cost scheduler & control include:

Federal Acquisition Regulations
Accounting practices and procedures
Microsoft Excel
Cost Accounting Standards
Earned Value Analysis/Management
Federal/Department of Defense contracts and practices
Micro-frame Program Manager
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Project

Desired experience for program cost scheduler & control includes:

Minimum 10 years’ experience with Bachelor’s Degree -OR- 8 years with Master’s Degree
Ability to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours and to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability to travel)
Able to prioritize multiple responsibilities/tasks and accomplish them simultaneously
Active Interim Secret clearance required
Maintain project detail with Deltek/Costpoint
Support Customer required reporting requirements

Program Cost Scheduler & Control Examples

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Program Cost Scheduler & Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program cost scheduler & 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 scheduler & control
  • Perform quarterly Estimate-At-Completion with program cost control managers and Functional Managers
  • Participate in the control of costs and schedules through the management control system
  • Assist finance leadership in achieving all other company financial objectives by helping program teams execute to financial and strategic business plans
  • Support preparation of ad-hoc business segment analysis for Business unit, division, or group level leadership reviews
  • Support proposals efforts for both customer RFP and internal activities
  • Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system (Earned Value Management)
  • Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines, including routine estimate-at-complete assessments
  • Produce monthly customer reporting and internal monthly financials
  • Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs on contracts requiring validated cost control system
  • Prepares budgets for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
Qualifications for program cost scheduler & control
  • Bachelors in Business Administration or Accounting with 3 years of experience or a combination of education and experience
  • Microsoft Portfolio - High level of Excel skills
  • Communication and Presentational skills
  • Organizational/Time Management skills and ability to multi task
  • Self-motivated and works well in team environment
  • Bachelor's degree Finance, Accounting or Business
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Program Cost Scheduler & Control Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program cost scheduler & control. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for program cost scheduler & control
  • Responsible for vendor procurements and payment, customer invoicing and payments
  • Works with Program Manager, Contracts, Billing, Procurement
  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance with full investigation in the past 6 years
  • 1 year of EVMS Experience
  • Experience with SAP, SAP Business Warehouse, Deltek CostPoint, Deltek Cobra/MPM,MS Project/Oracle Primavera, or Schedule Risk Assessment software tools
  • Security Clearance with full investigation in the past 6 years
Qualifications for program cost scheduler & control
  • The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and 6+ years of combined experience in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling experience OR
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university and 4+ years of combined experience in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling experience
  • Experience with SAP, SAP Business Warehouse, CostPoint, Deltek or iFAS, Cobra
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance with investigation in the past 6 years
  • Bachelors' Degree from accredited university with 6+ year of experience in Program Planning and Scheduling

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