Cost Accounting Consultant

Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Date Posted: 02-05-2018
Cost Accounting Consultant
 
Job Location: Washington, DC


Skills:
• At least 2 years of experience in ABC, fee setting, predictive modeling, financial analyses and management consulting 
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
• Experience with ABC software, such as Oracle/Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management. 
• Certified with Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis (SCEA) is a plus. 
• Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA) is preferred. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
• Performing complex technical tasks such as calculations, data evaluations/analysis, and contributing to studies, plans, presentations or reports. 
• Develop lifecycle cost estimates, trade studies, analyses of alternatives, statistical analyses, forecasts and other quantitative analyses to support client decision-making. 
• Assist with the development of fee cost models on behalf of service agencies which provide accurate costs of products and services to support rate setting. 
• Analyze the costs, effectiveness and risks associated with alternatives to determine the most appropriate course of action. 
• Develop recommendations and supporting justification to optimize the allocation of client resources. 
• Prepare reports and presentations for senior-level clients and decision-makers. 
• Develop enterprise cost models to allocate direct, indirect and overhead cost pools of interoffice charging for products and services. 
• Advise and share information with project team that may impact or add value to tasks being performed concurrently. 
• Assist project manager with project management activities, such as status reports and forecasting. 
• Conduct data analyses and survey research. 
• Supervise, train and mentor associates throughout the engagement lifecycle and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews. 
• Maintain good working relationships with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff to perform engagement services. 
• Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). 
• Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials. 
 
Secondary Responsibilities:
• At least 2 years’ experience in ABC, fee setting, predictive modeling, financial analyses and management consulting 
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
• Excellent problem-solving, communications and presentation skills. 
• Strong customer focus with the ability to work with technical teams and business users. 
• Familiarity with cost estimating models, modeling and simulation principles, and operations research methods, particularly with statistical data analyses.  
• Experience with ABC software, such as Oracle/Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management. 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Project. 
• Certified with Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis (SCEA) is a plus. 
• Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (CCEA) is preferred. 
• Ability to work independently or as a member of a project team. 
• Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees. 
• U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required. 
• Travel may be required. 
• Ability to work overtime required on occasion. 
• Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time. 
• Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally. 
• Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements. 
• Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements. 
 
 
About Us
Amitech, a leading healthcare analytics and strategy consulting firm, leverages the true value in data to help healthcare systems and insurers lower costs, improve quality of care and achieve better business outcomes.   
Reasons to Partner with Us
Amitech is a rapidly growing organization focused on our employees, and we’re committed to offering opportunities to the best in the industry. Our diverse and innovative approach to everything we do means we’re looking for the groundbreakers and the pioneers—people who think differently and create the future.
 
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