Senior Program Cost Analyst

  • General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
  • Bath, ME, USA
  • Mar 25, 2019
Full time Business Development

Job Description

Job Description

The Senior Program Cost Analyst is responsible for maintaining and reporting on the earned value managment system 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 basic core job functions are listed (but are not limited to) below:

  • Applicants must demonstrate analytic and presentation skills, be proficient with Earned Value Management (EVM) systems software tools, such as Deltek Cobra, Open Plan, PM Compass and wInsight
  • 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, earned value management guidance and tools.
  • Support and advise on the definition of Project Controls and Earned Value Management policies, procedures and the standards required to deliver projects.
  • Compile and drive improvements in Program performance metrics.
  • 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 CPR Deliverables are of acceptable quality and are submitted on time
  • Develop and deliver EVMS training

Required/Preferred Education/Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Technical/Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting,  or a related field required
  • Strong computer system knowledge
  • Ability to frame up issues, options and solutions for business decision-making
  • Demonstrated critical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to lead tool upgrades and testing
  • 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 for Senior Program Cost Analyst
  • 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