• Senior Cost Estimating Analyst

    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/1/2018 9:39 AM)
    ID
    2018-30098
    Job Location
    USA-VA-Marion
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    Composite Solutions
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

     

    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Cost Estimating Analyst in our Marion, VA  location.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    Responsibilities:  Supports the business evaluation of new opportunities and the formulation of price, cost and negotiation strategies.  Reviews customer solicitations for pricing and costing requirements, and leads the preparation of compliant cost volumes whether to customer requirements or FAR Part 15.  

    • Participates as a key proposal member for major proposals with regard to cost risk, compliance and disclosures. 
    • Participates in contract negotiations both locally and at customer locations. 
    • Prepares business cases for senior management review. 

    Desired Skills/Experience: 

    • 5+ years of experience in estimating, forecasting, cost accounting or other relevant discipline, including experience in negotiation, and creation of estimating models. 
    • Familiarity with Truth in Negotiations Act, DFARS Business Systems, FAR Cost Principles, and Cost Accounting Standards desired. 
    • Experience with earned value management, databases, custom queries and administration of functionally unique application software is a plus. 
    • Additional: ProPricer, Oracle ERP, procurement strategies, government contracting.

    The potential candidate must be a strong team player with concise communication skills, a solid work ethic and the flexibility to meet tight proposal deadlines.

     

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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