Senior Cost Analyst

  • Location
    Mesa, Arizona
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Analyst
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker+Lynch has partnered with an international government defense contractor that’s experienced significant growth within the last 4-6 months! Due to such growth, we’re conducting a direct hire search for a Senior Cost Analyst, located in Mesa, AZ. You’ll join a flexible, family-oriented environment and become a part of a collaborative team with strong tenure. What’s most important in this role is that you have at least 4 years of analyst experience with the government defense space.

Beginning salary is $80,000-90,000 per year plus benefits and 401k match.

Primary Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform heavy analysis on supplier quotations, standard cost, labor estimates and historical versus actual costs
  • Review cost of elements data, including the verification of subcontractor cost and pricing information
  • Compare individual cost elements against actual costs incurred by the same subcontractor for the same or similar items
  • Forecast planned expenditures and verify subcontractor submissions are in compliance with FAR31
  • Collaborative with internal departments and external parties regularly via email or phone
  • Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or similar field
  • 4+ years of analyst experience within the government/defense industry
  • Strong experience with contracts, development of rates, disclosure statements, annual submissions and audit responses
  • Expert-level Excel skills- pivot tables, VLOOKUP and complex data modeling
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work well independently, be resourceful and problem-solve at a high level

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