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Cost Price Analyst

Compass Strategy Solutions is interested in identifying a candidate that possess the expertise, capabilities, and experience to perform cost/price analysis on cost proposals submitted to a US Government Client as part of an overall proposal package.  Demonstrable experience working in a Federal contracting environment is required.

Individuals must have documented comprehensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations cost and price analysis techniques and business and industry principles and practices, sufficient to analyze cost elements contained in a wide range of contract proposals, modifications, or terminations.


Candidate will work with Government client in assisting with the source selection process by performing cost/price analysis as well as contract modifications and contract terminations and claims.

Teleworking is allowed, however occasional Government-on-site meetings are required.  Candidate will be responsible for documenting their findings in a form and format required by the Government client.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Accounting with 3 years of professional experience working as a cost/price analyst in a Federal contracting environment; or a Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Accounting with a minimum of 1 year of experience working as a cost/price analyst in a Federal contracting environment,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Good oral and writing communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in government contracts and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regulations
  • Experience conducting wage determinations
  • Experience with cost accounting systems
  • Experience with assisting Contracting Officers in conducting cost analysis on proposals and quotes during source selection
  • Experience with modifications of cost reimbursable contracts
  • Experience with utilizing cost/price analysis principles to analyze and evaluate full range of direct and indirect cost elements on contracts;
  • Experience with support of contract close-outs
  • Experience with the conduct of market research and identification of cost/price market trends for future procurement
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