Specialist - Cost Control (REMOTE)

    • KBR
  • North Charleston, SC
  • Posted 23 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

Remote
On Site
Full Time

Skills

Research and Development
Work breakdown structure
Request for proposal
Attention to detail
Cost control
Systems engineering
Program management
Big data
Financial reporting
Financial forecast
Trend analysis
Account reconciliation
General journal
Customer focus
Contract management
Government contracts
Process improvement
Accounting software
Leadership
Aerospace
Aviation
Innovation
Evaluation
Operations
Logistics
Spectrum
DoD
Military
Adobe AIR
Acquisition
Artificial intelligence
C
ISR
Finance
Regulatory Compliance
Budget
Reporting
Estimating
CPR
Business intelligence
SAP BASIS
Accounting
Analytical skill
Pricing
Training
Microsoft Excel
Deltek
Costpoint
IBM Cognos
Communication
Management
Accountability
COBRA
SmartView
Law

Job Details

Title:

Specialist - Cost Control (REMOTE)

Specialist, Cost Control


Position Description:

We are seeking highly motivated and experienced Cost Control Analyst to join our team within KBR's Defense Systems Engineering Business Unit (DSE); a business unit within KBR Government Solutions, a leading global Aerospace and Defense contractor with capabilities supporting defense, space, aviation, and other government programs and missions. KBR Government Solutions creates value and drives innovation by combining engineering, technical and scientific expertise with its full life cycle capabilities, mission knowledge and future-focused technologies from research and development, test and evaluation, and systems engineering to program management, operations, maintenance, and field logistics. DSE provides full spectrum engineering and technical solutions across the life cycle of DoD military systems on land, at sea, in the air and in space. Areas of expertise include acquisition, systems engineering and integration, AI/big data applications, cyber, R&D, test, and evaluation, C6ISR and sustainment engineering. For more information, visit

Cost Control Analyst responsibilities include but not limited to:

Applicant will be primarily responsible for financial execution, program control and general government compliance monitoring task orders with financial reporting requirements on CPFF, CPAF, T&M and/or Fixed Price contracts. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • In-depth knowledge of financial forecasting, budgeting, analysis, and reporting cycles, to include experience in estimates to complete/estimates at completion, variance and trend analysis and project schedules.
  • Support the development of program plans and estimates. Establish and maintain contract baseline budgets and plan milestones.
  • Generate Cost Performance Reports (CPR) and Hours and Labor Reports on a monthly or bi-weekly basis.
  • Analyze and validate project costs and perform analysis of project performance status.
  • Responsible for Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) maintenance, and charge number control.
  • Perform moderate to complex accounting and analytical tasks, including transaction processing, account reconciliation and analysis, journal entries and cost accruals.
  • Analyze program funding requirements; funding tracking to include subcontractor costs and fees.
  • Develop PowerPoint slides and ability to present to internal and external customers.
  • Maintain a high level of customer focus.
  • General knowledge of contract management procedures and government contract processes.
  • Knowledge of pricing concepts and applications. Experience in responding to Request for Proposal (RFP) and generating on-contract cost proposals.
  • Develop training materials and ability to train junior analysts on financial processes.
  • Support process improvement initiatives.
  • Proficient in Excel and Deltek Accounting software (Costpoint, COGNOS)
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate ability to effectively interact cross functionally both with verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities among work groups.
  • Capable of a high level of accuracy, attention to detail, and high level of accountability.
  • Ability to identify, diagnose, and resolve complex problems independently as well as work well with a team.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Cobra and SmartView experiences are a plus.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • >3 years of applicable experience


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.