Manager- Cost Control - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Manager- Cost Control

Position Description:

  • Provide leadership support to the business segment, program operations, and segment finance leadership. Build customer confidence in Program Management and assure adherence to company policy and procedures.
  • Coordinate managers and supervisors, and direct the performance of functional tasks, oversee the technical, financial, and quality requirements associated with the PP&C function.
  • Provide leadership to the PP&C team and function: ensure appropriate staffing levels and assignments, ensure and enhance capability via training and development and drive PP&C process improvement and standardization of methods, tools, and reporting.
  • Responsible for staff competency including skills development and improving personnel and team capabilities.
  • Provide program planning, analysis, maintenance and control support of program schedules and budgets, performance measurement, and reporting and analysis for all projects, including internal and customer reporting.
  • Coordinate/participate in customer cost reviews, segment, program, and monthly operating reviews as necessary
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of on contract proposals.
  • Manage unbilled balances, ensure receivables are collected on time and customer invoices are submitted on time and accurate
  • Ensure compliance policies are followed.
  • Support on-site management team for proper time recording and any budget related concerns (material/subcontract PO Values)
  • Prepare for and participate in weekly, monthly and special forecast and planning sessions
  • Responsible for leading the PP&C budget and forecast process as well as providing representation in the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and 5 year Strategic Plan (STRAP) process
  • Advocate and lead best practice development and standardization at the program, segment, and business levels
  • Assess broad industry knowledge of various cost and schedule tools.
  • As necessary, lead/participate in pricing strategy and proposal development, and ensure adequate team capability exists to support that need

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain and maintain a DOD secret security clearance
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related degree required and 10 plus years of directly related experience
  • Must have management/supervisory experience (5 years)
  • Must have experience working with government contracts and accounting

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or CPA preferred (or both)
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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