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Senior Cost Performance Analyst (Trend Analyst) - 2655

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Title: Senior Cost Performance Analyst (Trend Analyst) - 2655
Function: Project Controls
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time                                  
Pay Type: Exempt                           
Grade: 35/36
US Citizenship Required: Yes
National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at AEDC to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.

Job Duties:
  • Provide customer support regarding planning, estimating, execution and reporting of projects, specifically funding scenarios and out year planning exercises
  • Responsible for coordination and support of control account managers in the development of project estimates, monitoring of project cost performance, funding availability and EVM related reporting.
  • Responsible for the collection and assimilation of the AEDC WBS 1 RBAN workload, and reporting of that workload on a monthly basis to both internal NAS customers and external Government customers.
  • Responsible for the monthly collection, assimilation, and reporting of AEDC Utility pool information. This includes analysis of actual and forecasted resource requirements vs. contract baseline funding levels.
  • Perform budget, financial and cost variance analysis.
  • Monitors actual cost collection and processes corrections.
  • Supports the project team in identifying scope growth/ deviations and forecast trends; manages the Project Change Agreement (PCA) logs and ensuing baseline changes.  
  • Supports preparation of monthly cost forecasts with robust trend and risk analysis.
  • Maintains working relationship and works directly with Air Force counterpart in areas of performance management.
  • Supports annual workload proposal and subsequent proposal revisions.
  • Coordinate and communicate project and contract funding availability.
  • Provide customer support regarding planning, estimating, execution and reporting of projects.
  • Supports schedule development, maintenance, and monitoring activities, as required.
  • Support on demand business reporting requests as required by management.
  • Support the use of common work processes and procedures within assigned function across the TOS contract.
  • Develop and maintain process work instructions and procedure reviews, as required.
  • Provides training and guidance to lower level employees.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in Accounting/Finance/Information Systems/Engineering/Mathematics or other related degree plus a minimum of 7 – 9 years progressive and relevant experience or any combination of relevant education and progressive and relevant experience.
  • Current U S Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing cost functions, including cost estimating, cost control, financial reporting systems, and cost analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management techniques as applied to LOE and Percent Complete projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, perform, review, and present financial and cost performance reports.
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of financial systems. Demonstrated proficiency in data management systems.
  • Prefer in-depth knowledge of AEDC financial and CMMS systems.
  • Must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications, with especially advanced knowledge and skills in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong communication skills and confidence in reporting cost performance and financial position to management
  • Self-driven with the ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in utilization of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).
  • Understanding of the AEDC CARA process and the annual Integrated Requirements List.
  • Proficiency with PeopleSoft Financial System with special emphasis on PeopleSoft Data Query.  

Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to careers@nas-llc.us. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.


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