Inter-Con Security Systems Pricing Analyst in Pasadena, California

Inter-Con (www.icsecurity.com) is a leading US-owned security company, providing a full range of physical security services to government and commercial customers on three continents. We are an industry leader in several functional areas of security and in several geographic markets and enjoy wide recognition for our work in the field of customized, high-requirement security. Inter-Con employs over 25,000 security personnel, trained and managed by a team of professionals with military, law enforcement and security experience. Inter-Con is at the forefront of the design and implementation of security programs that attend to a client's security needs across wide geographic regions.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position will work with the proposal team in the planning and execution of new business cost proposals and will also support current contract modifications and budgeting.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop cost/price models and narratives for large proposals as well as smaller task order-type requirements

  • Review Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and coordinate with Pricing team as well as various functional groups, including HR, Finance, Legal, Payroll, Billing, and Operations in collecting and analyzing cost and non-cost data

  • Evaluate RFPs thoroughly and prepare cost volumes in accordance with RFP requirements for submission to prospective customers

  • Substantiate cost estimates with supporting data to rationalize pricing decisions to management and customers as well as to support client negotiations

  • Support and participate in cost proposal negotiations

  • Engage in discussions with Pricing Team to re-evaluate and improve pricing strategies and models

  • Prepare and present cost summary briefing package for management review and sign-off of proposals

  • Provide support to the Pricing and Contract Administration team in any other areas of government or commercial pricing and contract administration

  • Develop contract-specific monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial analyses that provide detailed explanation of variances between actuals and planned performance

Essential Experience & Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance with interest in Cost Accounting and Financial Analysis preferred

  • 0-2 years of related experience

  • Strong quantitative skills

  • Intermediate-to-Advanced Excel and Word skills

  • Must pass a Microsoft Excel skill test demonstrating proficiency with Vlookup, index & match, if statements, etc.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with executive level management

  • Ability to prepare clear, comprehensive, and fully-supported reports

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to details

  • Ability to read and comprehend technical reports/documents

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • A strong sense of urgency and dedication to meeting deadlines

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment

  • Self-starter who can work independently as well as part of a team

  • Must be willing to work extended hours when necessary

Inter-Con provides Equal Employment and Affirmative Action opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Location: Pasadena, CA

Req. Number: 1533

# of openings: 1