Cost Analyst ( Government) in McLean, VA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

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Job Description

Direct Hire
Cost Analyst
Secret Clearance

**Cost Estimation Experience is required**


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business or relevant field
  • Between 7+ years of proven experience as a cost analyst
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Solid understanding of Information Systems and MS Excel
  • Ability and desire to provide extraordinary customer-service to internal customers
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic environment
  • Strong verbal and written interpersonal communications skills and ability to deal effectively with customers, peers and management
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift 50lbs or more

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Recommend and direct changes in operating procedures to improve efficiencies in payment and procurement processes
  • When necessary, offer analytical support for departmental projects
  • Coordinate with management to ensure cost forecasting reports are consistently checked and applied
  • Monitor and document actual and estimate reports
  • Stay up-to-date on project budgets and project spending
  • Examine data to help with reducing cost in all operations
  • Analyze the market and identify opportunities for growth and potential risks
  • Contribute in developing yearly operation plans, budgets, and estimating new product costs, including economic analysis
  • Give suggestions for money-saving strategies

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at