Senior Cost Analyst

Website Serco

Senior Cost Analyst Job Highlights

Title Senior Cost Analyst
Type Full Time
Experience 10 Years
Function Finance
Location Dayton, OH, United States
Company Serco

Company Profile

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments. It operates in five sectors of public-service provision i.e., Health, Transport, Justice & Immigration, Defense, and Citizens Services.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Senior Cost Analyst who will provide cost estimating and analysis support to a variety of ongoing project teams as part of WBB’s highly qualified interdisciplinary team of consultants.

Be expected to support a wide variety of analytical projects including working for and with a variety of DoD, Federal, and corporate customers.

Interface with customers on a regular basis to develop project requirements, collaborate and work on integrated teams, and brief, defend, and support project results.

Must be comfortable in a challenging, collaborative, multi-tasking, dynamic, high-tempo, deadline-intensive environment with a flexible work schedule supporting multiple customers.

Telework is an option!

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a college/university
  • Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst

Work Experience

  • Possess 10 years of experience conducting cost analysis, financial management, execution, tracking, and program analysis


  • Develop, present, and defend cost estimates through various cost agencies (i.e., Air Force Cost Analysis Agency), in addition to project customers
  • Participate in or lead collaborative working groups among a variety of government and industry organizations
  • Provide objective cost/financial analysis, insight, and recommendations to customers
  • Develop cost estimates and models to support a wide range of end products including-
    -Acquisition Milestone Support
    -Analysis of Alternatives (AoA)
    -Cost Analysis Requirements Document (CARD)
    -Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)
    -Life Cycle Cost Estimates
    -Product Support Business Case Analysis (PSBCA)
    -Total Ownership Cost (TOC) Analysis


  • 10% travel required
  • Able to work collaboratively with customers and colleague
  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent listening as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge using various cost estimating software tools (i.e., ACEIT and Crystal Ball)

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Cost Estimating, Operations Research, or related discipline
  • Army PBBE Experience
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance or ability to obtain one
  • Business – Life Cycle Logistics, Acquisition Professional Development Program, Level 2
  • Certified Defense Financial Manager
  • Army Program Manager Level II


  • The company offers coverage that includes life insurance and disability coverage, full access to the employee assistance program, as well as paid holidays (fixed and floating), vacation, and sick days based on eligibility.

Employer’s Statement

Serco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversifying our workforce (race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, and vets).

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