Teledyne Microwave Solutions has over 50 years of experience in the design, development, and manufacture of sophisticated microwave/RF components and integrated assemblies for the most demanding challenges. Our products and capabilities are sought after by civilian and military organizations spanning numerous global markets, including Aviation, Communication, Electronic Warfare (EW/ECM/CIED), Industrial, Missile/UAV, Radar, Satcom, Space, and Test and Measurement. Teledyne Microwave Solutions invests heavily in research and development to maintain the ability to offer the world’s most advanced MW/RF capabilities for current and emerging challenges.
Reporting to the Business Unit Controller, the Program Cost Analyst ensures that costs are properly recorded in the project cost ledger and that program estimates to complete are complete, accurate and approved by program management. The Program Cost Analyst will also support pricing activities and special projects and analyses as required.
This position requires to work from the office in Mountain View.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (other duties may be assigned):
Analyze and prepare periodic program estimates to complete (EAC’s). Review with program managers and obtain necessary inputs and approvals
Daily review of detail cost accounting transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness of the job cost ledger
Investigate cost variances as required by local management and perform analysis to ensure the integrity of accounting records
Prepare and present summaries of program financial performance for internal/external dissemination across varying levels of management
Providing documentary evidence in support of proposed costs in negotiation of CAS covered contracts.
Assist with physical inventory
Provide adhoc analysis and reports as needed and requested by Site Controller
Interacts with functional peer groups regarding exchange or presentation of information.
Prepares monthly reports such as backlog, Ops. Excellence KPI’s, EAC summary report, Quad 80/20, etc.
Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers.
May be tasked to change the thinking, or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations.
Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; works well in group problem solving situations.
Project Management – Communicates changes and progress.
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in, facilitates, or leads meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving work.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Accounting or Finance from four-year college or university
3-5 years of directly related experience and/or training;
Experience with revenue recognition ASC606 is a plus. Knowledge of government contractor accounting, FAR and CAS.
Exceptional MS Excel skills