Cost Analyst - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Where applicable, confirmation that you meet customer requirements for facility access which may include proof of vaccination and/or attestation and testing, unless an accommodation has been approved.

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is looking for a Cost Analyst to support our Prime Contract with the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity (MCIA) in Stafford, VA

This position requires an active DoD SECRET clearance (In DISS)

The successful candidate will be performing a wide variety of financial and business management responsibilities.  You will play an integral role as you assist the program management team with their fiduciary duties providing input to all areas of the financial management of the program.  This contract is large-scale, multi-faceted spanning multiple years, multiple locations, and requiring comprehensive reporting & tracking.

General Responsibilities:

  • Prepares funding documents in support of the project(s), to include supporting documentation.
  • Maintains project baseline budget information; updates spend and phasing plans.  Tracks the changes.
  • Tracks and compares project funding execution to phasing plans.  Identifies and alerts the project management to any significant variances from the plan.  Prepares justification statements, as required, to explain the variances.
  • Prepares and coordinates inputs for regular execution reviews required by the Marine Corps Systems Command and/or higher headquarters, e.g., the Dormant Account Review – Quarterly. This includes any related status reports, briefings, and information inquiries.
  • Interfaces with the team management in the preparation of financial documentation, status reports, and briefs in response to internal and external requests for project financial data.
  • Provides financial support and input to various integrated product reviews, integrated product teams, and technical working groups, as delineated by program priorities, and prepares related documentation.
  • Assists with the coordination and resolution of financial reporting and compliance issues with the necessary government agencies to ensure accurate interpretation.
  • Provides input to annual budgeting tasks for the development of documents, reports, and briefs.
  • Act as a key technical expert on financial analysis issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least five (5) years of experience with a bachelor’s degree ((finance/accounting/business management/economics) or seven (7) years of experience with an associate degree (finance/accounting/business management/economics), or nine (9) years of experience with a high school diploma. 
  • Possess analytical skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel.
  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills.

Other Preferred Skills:

  • DAU Level I certification in one of the following areas: business, cost estimating and financial management, contracting or acquisitions
  • Experience with Naval Headquarters System (NHS) Cerberus, Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI), SharePoint, Microsoft Office Suite, Wide Area Workflow (WAWF), SABRS Management Analysis Retrieval System (SMARTS)

Physical requirements:

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click and provide your name and contact information.