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Cost Analyst

Redstone Arsenal, AL | Full Time
4 Days Ago

Job Description

Signalink is looking for a Cost Analyst to serve as an integral member of a team of government, military, and contractor personnel that provides programmatic, logistical, and/or technical support for an Army Project Office.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Assess processes for cost, transactions, financial data documentation requirements, and program planning/scheduling.
  • Respond to taskers related to funding such as funds availability inquiries, issuance of new funding, and adjustment of funding types.
  • Tracking and Program Management Review (PMR) reporting of funding status, execution, and delivery billing.
  • Responding to frequent and highly detailed inquiries regarding billing anomalies and errors and initiating corrective action as required through coordination with other departments.
  • Providing recommendations for upcoming amendments and modifications, ensuring that all requirements are identified and covered.
  • Creating and maintain a Financial Case Tracker and filing system.
  • Assist in creating Price, Availability, and Service Data Sheets, and submit financial Reports as required.
  • Having a working knowledge of reimbursable versus direct funding for management and forecasting of labor and Other Government funding.
  • Apply principles, theories, and methods of cost estimation to complex Government acquisitions
  • Collect and normalize data and design cost estimating methods and models
  • Identify key cost and technical risk areas, and translate the risk areas into program cost impacts



  • Bachelor of Science in a related field from an accredited college or university
  • 10 years of applicable experience in a government or contractor setting
  • Experience using Automated Cost Estimating Integrated Tools (ACEIT) and Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE).
  • Must currently hold or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance at the secret level
  • Working knowledge of the Project Office operations
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time


Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • Experience using risk analysis software (e.g., @Risk, Crystal Ball)
  • ICEAA certification; either Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA)
  • Experience using statistical analysis software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, etc.)


What We Offer:
Our industry leading benefits package goes above and beyond for those just beginning their career and seasoned professionals alike. Benefits include full coverage healthcare, multiple retirement plan options, and work/life benefits including career development and recognition programs. Other perks we offer are flexible work schedules, company sponsored events, and educational assistance.


COVID Policy: 
Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with Signalink’ s COVID-19 policy.  Customer site requirements will take precedence over Signalink’s policy.


Disability Accommodation for Applicants:
Signalink, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures.  If you have any difficulty using our online systems and need accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address or phone number to contact us about your interest in employment at Signalink:  or 256 715-6744.  Our process is to respond and work with the requestor to identify a workable accommodation to the application process.  


Signalink Overview: 
Signalink, Inc. (Signalink), founded in 2005, is a Woman-Owned, Veteran-Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (WOSB, VOSB, SDB) headquartered in Madison, Alabama, with satellite locations in New York, New, York; Seattle, Washington; and Annapolis, Maryland specializing in programmatic, logistical, and technical services and solutions for our Department of Defense customers.

AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015 certified with a commitment to excellence, Signalink provides the very best Information Engineering, Technical Solutions & Services and Operations support to our customers cost effectively and efficiently. We will accomplish everything we do in an ethical, honest, and professional manner.

Signalink, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

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