Specialist, Cost Control - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Specialist, Cost Control

Candidate will be primarily responsible for Program Planning and Control for various contract types and sizes.

  • Works with our financial systems and processes.
  • Supports the program management team with budgeting and cost management efforts.
  • Analyzes and validates project costs; analyzes project performance status and identifies financial risks.
  • Assists in assembling data for trending and forecasting.
  • Assists in developing project and program cash flow management.
  • Interface with Project Management, Procurement, Accounting, and HR departments.
  • Participate in project cost review meetings.
  • Ability to identify cost/schedule variance, analyze estimate at complete, and analyze program schedules.
  • Ability to reconcile contract to baseline by element of cost.
  • Ability to status schedule/milestones, facilitate estimates to complete, and process scope changes.
  • Ability to analyze headcount needs, level resources, and identify expenditure trends.
  • Familiar with procurement tracking including purchase order and subcontract commitments and expenditures
  • Ability to build Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility (extremely schedule accelerated environment)

*Time Management - ability to prioritize workload, ability to multi-task effectively, excellent organizational skills

  • Self-motivated and proactive - takes initiative and seeks responsibility
  • Job Posting Description

Job Posting Description

Undergraduate degree and 2+ years of experience.

• Knowledge of basic program management concepts (budgets, estimate to complete, project schedules, etc.).

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel skills.

• Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) reporting preferred.

• Prior experience using Costpoint, COBRA, COGNOS systems preferred

• Must be CAC eligible.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

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.

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