Cost Analyst

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Huntsville, AL
Contract type: Full time
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

MTSI is looking for a Cost Analyt to sit in Huntsville, AL.

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.

  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.

  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.

  • Great Benefits:

    • 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year

    • Flexible schedules

    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting

    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)

    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account

    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement

    • Other company funded benefits

    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan

  • Track Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

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MTSI is searching for an experienced Cost Analyst to provide cost-estimating support for the RCCTO Business Management Office. The Cost Analyst is responsible for:

  • Develop and review cost analyses in Automated Cost Estimating Integration Tool (ACEIT)

  • Preparing estimates for changes in technical and/or funding baselines

  • Analyze mission requirements to determine cost parameters, specific cost factors, and relationships to be utilized in constructing cost models

  • Provide support for defending cost estimating methodologies

  • Develop life cycle cost estimates to determine the total cost of the program

  • Support contract cost estimating financial activities and processing reconciliations

  • Routinely provide detailed financial reports and documentation

  • Provide advice and technical assistance to functional specialists in identifying and evaluating program cost factors and cost impact on program alternatives

  • Develop Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE) to support program management needs

  • Evaluate impacts on program based on direction and funding adjustments


Required Skills:

  • Active Secret level security clearance

  • Proficient with ACEIT

  • Familiarity with Army Acquisition Process

  • Knowledge and skill in the application of policies, precedents, methods, and techniques of costing

  • Multitasking in a face paced environment

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience providing cost analysis

  • Experience with evaluating projects using different methods and options to determine the most cost-effective solution that meets the required specifications

  • Experience preparing IGCEs

  • Refine and adjust cost models in response to changes in technical specifications, support requirements, design alternatives, engineering, and operational trade-off proposals

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Desired Qualifications:

  • Providing cost analysis and support to defense programs

  • Possess excellent data-gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


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