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.
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