Junior Pricing Analyst - Public Sector

Grant Thornton 12/3/2020 7:57:57 AM
JOB ID: 048366 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Junior Pricing Analyst - Public Sector(Job Number: 048366)


Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Internal Client service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

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 within a professional services, consulting, and/or government contracting environment.
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.
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.


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 (e.g., firm fixed price (FFP), time & materials (T&M), cost plus fixed fee (CPFF)).
Familiarity with the process of pricing development and CAS/FAR/DFAR regulations.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
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.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC (“Grant Thornton Public Sector”), based in Arlington, 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.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy 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.

Requisition ID: 048366

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia