Senior Proposal Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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Senior Proposal Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly Req # 2020-98060 Category Finance and Accounting Telecommute No Clearance No Clearance Required

Business Group Highlights


The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Perspecta is hiring for an exciting Senior Pricing Analyst opportunity in our Chantilly, VA office. The Senior Pricing Analyst position will handle the development of cost/price proposals of various sizes and complexities, for Federal Government customers and various teaming partners. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop Flexible financial models to support cost/price proposals and management decision making, including ROMs and What-if Scenarios
  • Provide strategic thinking and insights to help achieve Price to Win(PTW) target values
  • Leads large proposals as pricing lead.
  • Compile cost, schedule, and technical elements to be used in the development of cost/price proposals in accordance with solicitation (i.e.,RFP/Q/I)
  • Insure cost models are compliant, accurate, reasonable, and realistic per solicitation requirements
  • Detail review, analysis, and communication of solicitation requirements, to help insure overall compliance
  • Provide Fair Market Value (FMV) rates for labor and non-labor items, using a variety of sources including historical actuals as well as internal and external databases and tools
  • Analyze and confirm that the Basis of Estimate (BOE) complies with solicitation, FAR, and company requirements
  • Develop labor rate builds and estimates for subcontractor, consultant, travel, material, and Other Direct Costs (ODC)
  • Positively contribute to a culture of continuous process improvement for the pricing team and proposal process
  • Interface very closely with management at all levels, and with other functions, including Capture, Business Development, Proposals, Operations, Contracts, Finance, Compliance and Human Resources/Compensation
  • Participate in pricing reviews, peer reviews and also supports internal audit and DCAA audits/reviews
  • Perform rate analysis to ensure CLIN funding profile supports proposed project
  • Work on complex problems / projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Structure and price deals to maximize profits.
  • Remains current on Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and contract types, including Firm Fixed Price, Cost Plus, IDIQ and Time and Materials (T&M), and familiarity with a diverse range of customers including, federal and DoD.
  • Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Finance or Accounting or business related degree is required; MBA or CPA a plus
  • 8-10 years of federal government pricing and financial analysis experience is required
  • Strong proficiency with Excel at the advanced level is required
  • Understanding and experience using all contract types, including Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursable, and Time & Materials (T&M) contracts is required
  • Pricing leadership is required
  • Understanding of Cost Volume is strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and complete work assignments within tight deadlines
  • Operates as a team player, and willing to work extra hours to complete important cost/price proposals
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Prior experience supporting DCAA audits and reviews
  • Understands and effectively applies process knowledge to drive operational excellence
  • Desired Qualifications

  • TS/SCI Security Clearance is preferred
  • Experience in Propricer and managing cost narratives is preferred
  • Experience using and understanding forward pricing rates, and their impact to contract pricing is preferred
  • Experience with pricing strategy is preferred
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