General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

Program Cost Analyst-Senior

Bath, ME 04530


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Job Description

BIW is hiring for two Senior level Program Cost Analyst positions. The Program Cost Analyst is responsible for maintaining and reporting on the financial and contractual health of BIW 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.

The core job functions are listed (but not limited to) below:
- Applicants must be proficient or capable of quickly becoming proficient with Earned Value Management (EVM) system software tools, such as Deltek Cobra, Open Plan, PM Compass and wInsight
- Demonstrate analytic and presentation skills
- Support the Earned Value Management progress cycles
- Support project controls management, including baseline schedule development and management, performance status and reporting, baseline change control, risk management, estimates at complete, earned value management guidance and tools
- Drive procedure and process improvements within Program Controls
- Ensure that project controls processes are consistently applied across the project
- Support Program Office and all functional areas within Program
- Maintain EVM System Description Document ensuring compliance
- Ensure Deliverables are of acceptable quality and are submitted on time
- Develop and deliver EVMS training
- Responsible for internal & external performance reporting

Required/Preferred Education/Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Technical/Engineering 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
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Access and Excel skills required to manage & manipulate data/information
  • Earned Value Management experience a plus
  • Experience with Deltek (Cobra/Open Plan) & SAP also a plus

Required/Preferred Experience

  • 5+ 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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