B-2 Cost Estimation/Financial Management (Financial Analyst/Cost Estimation) SME in Beavercreek at DCS

Date Posted: 5/20/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In this role you will provide full-spectrum Cost Estimation/Financial Management support to the B-2 Program Office within the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio.

Essential Job Functions:

The applicant shall assist in planning, organizing, completing, and presenting cost estimates for all phases of division acquisition programs/projects from inception through disposal.

The applicant shall assist in performing materiel solution analyses leading up to design reviews.  The applicant shall support development of draft documentation and presentation materials as requested or necessitated by programmatic limits based on cost, schedule, and performance.

The applicant shall provide cost estimate expertise (technical advice and guidance) while performing cost estimate planning and analysis for complex programs having extensive program and financial relationships with other programs and complex funding requirements.

The applicant shall participate in cost estimating teams.  The applicant shall assist team members in developing program definitions needed for cost estimates, including program acquisition strategies, WBS, Cost WBS, ground rules, assumptions, and constraints.  The applicant shall use appropriate cost estimating methodologies to accomplish cost estimates, including: parametric cost models, Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs), cost estimating factors, analogies with complexity factors, and expert opinions.

The applicant shall provide inputs to program documentation, including inputs for the identification and development of program requirements and/or cost, schedule, technical, and program risks. These efforts shall include: program management plans; program baselines; WBS; program risk assessments; standard program reviews and/or reports including Selected Acquisition Reports, MARs, and DAES.

The applicant shall participate with Government analysts in the PPBE to include the POM, BES and PB cycle consisting of loading, updating, and justifying specific program details.

The applicant should be an expert with multiple budget documentations, including but not limited to Congressional actions, below/above threshold reprogramming, program and budget authority, Budget Estimate Submission, President Budgets, POM, R/P documents, and ABIDES or equivalent AF budgeting system.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree plus 15 years of relevant experience is required, 5 of which must be in the DoD.

Requires an active Secret security clearance.

The applicant should have experience in USAF acquisition program control, financial management, budget building, planning, distribution / execution processes and USAF or DoD program management, program control, and financial systems.

The applicant should have at least ten years of experience with ACAT I financial management and cost estimation, including experience with Air Force Cost Analysis Agency (AFCAA) and OSD Cost Analysis and Program Execution (CAPE) estimation methodologies and processes.

The applicant should have an in-depth understanding of the B-2 weapon system-specific cost drivers.

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