Associate Specialist, Cost Control - Military veterans preferred

2020-09-17
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Columbia
Maryland
21045
United States

Title:

Associate Specialist, Cost Control

Associate Specialist, Cost Control

KBR is seeking an enthusiastic associate/entry-level Cost Control Specialist with excellent analytical skills to grow with us in a direct hire capacity. Train with a highly functional team of Program Planning and Controls Professionals to perform assignments for various contract types.

Ultimately, develop skills to:

  • Display core competencies by analyzing possible solutions using standard procedures while developing advanced skills to include:
  • Analyze cost trends in order to correct errors and provide forward guidance to maximize revenue and profit and minimize cost variances.
  • Develop and control baselines and budgets.
  • Monitor schedule/milestones to facilitate estimates to complete and process scope changes.
  • Prepare and deliver customer report deliverables per the contract terms and conditions.
  • Analyze/modify cost estimates and re-baseline programs as the need is identified.
  • Prepare forecasts using program resource estimates with appropriately applied rates and factors.
  • Develop price/cost estimates utilizing established pricing concepts and applications.
  • Application of FAR, CAS and government accounting standards.
  • Develop Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), perform maintenance and charge number control.
  • Analyze program funding requirements and track subcontractor costs & fee.
  • Track, trend, forecast and analyze subcontractor and vendor invoices.
  • Identify, diagnose and resolve moderately complex problems independently.

Actively participate in:

  • Developing and carrying out long/short-term objectives and balance multiple priorities.
  • Developing presentations and reports for internal and external customers.
  • Perform moderately complex accounting and analytical tasks, including transaction processing, account reconciliation and analysis.

Education/Required Experience

  • Undergraduate degree required (Accounting, Finance, or other Technical Degree preferred).
  • Internship in Accounting/Cost/Finance or maximum 2 years of experience.

Ideal Candidate:

Enthusiastic candidate with the following attributes:

  • Inquisitive
  • Eager to grow and advance
  • Team oriented
  • Willingness to embrace a challenge
  • Resilient to change
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .