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Cost Price Analyst

Company: Attainx Inc.
Location: Richland
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Attainx Inc.

Job Title: Cost Price Analyst Location: Hybrid in Richland, WACitizenship: US Citizenship Required Salary Range: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 annually. Competitive rewards packages are applicable in the U.S. only and will vary based on geographical location, function, education, experience, and qualifications of the applicant. AttainX is searching for a Cost Price Analyst to join our team in Richland, WA. The Cost Price Analyst is responsible for analyzing costs and pricing data to help the company make informed business decisions. They work closely with the finance and accounting teams to monitor costs and ensure that pricing strategies align with the company's financial goals. The Cost Price Analyst should be detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, and be able to effectively communicate complex data to stakeholders Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or accounting or six (6) years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Relevant experience in one of the following;
  • Three (3) years of relevant federal experience such as DCAA, 0511 Auditing Series, with a DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Level 1; contractor/recipient audit support to a federal entity.
  • Five (5) years of accounting experience that includes two (2) years in cost/price analysis relating to federal contracting dealing with indirect and forward pricing rate structures.
  • Knowledge of cost and price analysis principles and techniques, and of business and industry principles and practices,
  • Sufficient knowledge to analyze cost elements on a wide range of Hanford prime contract proposals.
  • Knowledge of contract change management requirements.
  • Sufficient knowledge to allow use of reports from technical, auditors, and other specialists in evaluating costs and establishing negotiation objectives.
  • Must have the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret complex data, and develop solutions to a variety of complex actions.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sufficient skill to accurately document, report, and present findings in a professional manner.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs (specifically, Word and Excel)
  • Excel - Sufficient knowledge to develop, troubleshoot, and use complex formula functions and pivot tables.
  • Word - Sufficient knowledge to fluently outline, describe in narrative form, and detail cost analysis as a cost and price expert on official memoranda and reports. Job Duties:
    • Perform cost and price analyses of contractor invoices and proposals.
    • Conduct adequacy reviews, including timeliness, completeness, compliance with laws, regulations, and acquisition policy.
    • Conduct allowability reviews of direct and indirect cost elements (as defined in FAR 31.202-2, includes reasonableness, allocability, compliance with Cost Accounting Standards, terms of the contract, and limitations set forth in FAR 31).
    • Integrate the various technical, subject matter expert, and/or auditor's evaluations of cost elements to provide consolidated recommendations (i.e. direct and indirect costs, escalation factors).
    • Review and analyze contractor historical cost information.
    • Provide support during negotiation of proposals (e.g., assessing the impact of changes to pools and rates, assisting with pricing scenarios and calculations).
    • Create the following reports:
    • Cost/Price Analyst Reports.
    • Pre-Negotiation Plans.
    • Price Negotiation Memoranda.
    • Subcontract Consent Review Summaries.
    • Invoice Review Summaries.
    • Surveillance/Review Reports.
    • CACO/DACO correspondence; and
    • Recommendations and opinions to support resolving litigation, claims, final indirect rates, and final contracting officer decisions. Non-Essential Functions:
      • General Duty Requirements About UsAttainX Inc. is SBA Certified 8(a), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged WOSB (EDWOSB), CMMI Level 3, ISO 9001:2015 certified QMS and Silver Level SaFe Partner. For more than 12 years, AttainX, Inc. has delivered emergent technologies, software products, and high-quality services that meet the needs of our Federal Government customers. The last 3 years have shown significant company growth as we have increased our contracts portfolio and hold the "Best in Class" contract vehicles, GSA MAS and OASIS Small Business and 8(a) Pools 1, 2 and 3. In addition, we are prime on several Agency Specific IDIQ's and BPA's with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Energy, Navy, Health and Human Service and the Defense Intelligence Agency. AttainX is dedicated to quality and best practices for the services we provide. We understand our people are the key ingredient to ensuring our customers Mission and Goals are met with excellence. Benefits We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to include paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, matching 401K plan, tuition/training reimbursement, and Long & Short Term Disability. EEO Commitment:AttainX is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer, we are committed to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. These protections also extend to applicants. Follow the links below to find out more;Accommodations:If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation, please send an email to Human Resources. Indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. Physical Demands:Sitting and working on a computer for long, continuous periods each day; effective communications by telephone, email, and face-to-face; standing, walking, and sitting; handling and feeling objects or controls; reaching; talking and hearing; lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds; and specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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