May 09, 2024

Cost Analyst

$75,000 - $105,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Hybrid (Patuxent River, MD, USA)
Full-Time Defense Finance

Job Description

The position:

This position is contingent upon contract award.

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Cost Analyst to support Airworthiness Cybersafe Office.The salary range of this position is $75,000.00 - $105,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for remote work as needed.

About the location: 

California, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as a Cost Analyst may include:

  • Examines budget estimates for completeness, accuracy and conformance with procedures and regulations
  • Analyzes budgeting and accounting reports
  • Assists in planning, organizing and executing annual/multi-year/multi-appropriation programming in a highly technical/complex organization
  • Assists in developing operational evaluations and related recurring/special one-time analytical/managerial financial reports
  • Presents reports to top-level management for their use in decision-making
  • Provides technical and resource analysis/reports in support of Program/Budget development
  • Suggests and implements methods to evaluate budget decisions; incorporating historical data, current year data and resource projections into decision support materials and presentations

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

Department: ACO- Airworthiness Cyber Office
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No
Remote Work Eligibility: Remote-As Needed



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • Business Administration/Finance/Accounting BS/BAS/BA Degree from an accredited college/university or an additional 2 years of relevant experience and a Business Administration/Finance/Accounting AS/AAS/AA Degree may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree-These 2 years of experience are in addition to the required minimum of 3 years to meet the experience requirement, requiring a total of 5 years of experience
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Prior experience with financial analysis, budgeting, cost projection and complex organization skills
  • Familiar with DCMA processes/requirements, large budget management and estimated cost of completion calculations
  • The ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Expert level experience in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • 3 years of experience in managing large contract budgets/finances

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.

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