General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

Program Cost Analyst III/ Senior Program Cost Analyst

Location US-ME-Brunswick
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Job Description

The Senior Program Cost Analyst/Program Cost Analyst III is responsible for maintaining and reporting on the financial and contractual health of the Post Delivery/Planning Yard contracts.  This includes applying project management principles to assigned projects, as well as day to day maintenance of our cost systems and data reporting platforms.  An overarching tenet of the department's direction is to continue to develop, design & implement new/revised policies, procedures, tools & techniques to manage the growing volume of scope on the Post Delivery contracts.  The basic core job functions are listed (but are not limited to) below:


• Track team wide funding depletion status & burn rate in fast paced, dynamic Post Delivery environment

• Collaborate with Program Office Work Plan Managers to assess funding needs

• Manage and coordinate the Obligation Plan for annual work requirements - working with Navy and BIW Program Offices
• Establish & maintain contract budget baselines
• Implement & update Program Estimates at Complete
• Compile & monitor Program performance metrics

• Support PMO/Procurement groups with development, analysis & maintenance of material estimates & cost tracking/performance

• Partner with Estimating group to incorporate proposal-stage estimates into baseline work to be performed and monitored
• Support Program Office and all functional areas within Program
• Interface & liaise with subcontractors & Navy Program Office
• Manage & maintain BIW Cost System for program/contract
• Responsible for internal & external performance reporting

Required/Preferred Education/Training

• Bachelor's degree in Technical/Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or a related field required
• Strong critical analysis skills and business acumen
• Ability to frame up issues, options and solutions for business decision-making

• Demonstrated critical and strategic thinking skills
• Ability to work at different levels of detail and concisely summarize complex issues; comfortable with ambiguous task assignments
• Microsoft Access and Excel skills required to manage & manipulate data/information; Intermediate to advanced skills a plus

• Earned Value Management experience a plus

• Experience with Deltek (Cobra/Open Plan) & SAP also a plus

Required/Preferred Experience

• 3 or more years of relevant business experience preferred
• Prior experience in Government Contracting; Program Controls/Finance; Cost Accounting preferred
• Good project management skills including prioritization of multiple tasks and deliverables
• Ability and drive to work independently and within a dynamic team environment
• Ability to build strong relationships across the BIW organization is critical

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Highly motivated person with proven analytical skills

• Adept at prioritizing and managing to deadlines


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