Junior Pricing Analyst

Grant Thornton - Alexandria, Virginia
6/20/2018 5:28:18 AM
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Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Alexandria, VA ICS practice area and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton’s Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Our public sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management, human capital, information technology and performance management in federal, state, local and international governments.

The Pricing Analyst will report directly to the firm’s Strategic Pricing Manager and prepare timely, accurate and compliant pricing models for both internal and external clients. This individual should have knowledge and understanding of proposal pricing strategies, processes and methodologies. The S Pricing Analyst should be able to provide insights and guidance to the team and senior management from a compliance, competitive analysis, Price-to-Win (PTW) and risk management perspective.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Assist in the development and preparation of cost/price proposals in response to RFP requirements and ensure compliance with all Government regulations and Firm policies.
Assist with the development of complex cost/price models, using MS Excel, which address solicitation requirements.
Adhere to and assist in developing internal processes and procedures.
Work closely with operations, contracts, finance, human resources, proposals and other departments to ensure price proposals are professional, compliant, accurate, competitive and profitable.
Conduct financial analysis including budgeting and forecasting for ongoing contracts.
Offer guidance and recommendations to Program Managers, Directors and Partners to maximize engagement profitability and improve forecast accuracy across the organization.
Guide program managers in assessing whether potential candidates to fill open roles meet contract requirements and provide an acceptable financial return for a given project.
Serve as a liaison between operations and other administrative support organizations with respect to financial issues. Interface with subcontractors, vendors and customers as required.
Coordinate any audit requests concerning cost disclosed contracts with the firm’s contracts and compliance teams.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, business administration or related field.
Minimum of two to three years of pricing or other financial related experience is desired.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Organizational skills to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Solid analytical and problem solving skills and ability to work independently with little oversight.
Excellent verbal, writing and presentation skills.
Ability to analyze solicitation requirements and develop tools and processes to enhance overall effectiveness.
Understanding of all contract types (Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time & Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), etc.).
Familiarity with the process of pricing development and CAS/FAR/DFAR regulations.
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 obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 040517

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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