Serco Inc.

Senior Cost Analyst

Recruiting Location : Location
Position Type
Security Clearance
Yes - May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position

Position Description



The Senior Cost Analyst will be a provide cost estimating and analysis support to a variety of ongoing project teams as part of WBB’s highly qualified interdisciplinary team of consultants. The Senior Cost Analyst will be expected to support a wide variety of analytical projects including working for and with a variety of DoD, Federal, and corporate customers. The Analyst will interface with customers on a regular basis to develop project requirements, collaborate and work on integrated teams, and to 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.


The Senior Cost Analyst will develop cost estimates and models to support a wide range of end products to include, but not limited to:

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


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Active DoD SECRET security clearance
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Ten (10) years of experience conducting cost analysis, financial management, execution, tracking, and program analysis
  • Knowledge/Experience using various cost estimating software tools (i.e. ACEIT and Crystal Ball)
  • Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent listening as well as oral and written communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with customers and colleague

Additional desired experience and skills:

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

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).


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