Jr. Cost Accountant/Estimator
at HRU

Date Posted: 8/13/2017

Job Description

Job #:111368

HRU is seeking RECENT GRAD candidates for a Cost Accountant/Estimator for an opening in Sterling Heights.

We are seeking JUNIOR LEVEL candidates with 1-5 years' experience to join the team!


LONG TERM contract position
Competitive hourly pay, benefits & 401K are available!

Primary duties include:

Assisting in the analysis of the customer's requirements; translating those requirements into specific instructions to all internal company functions

Monitoring the responses for conformity to the instructions; combining numerical data, either manual or electronic, together in a computer pricing model; preparing summary analyses, reports and the submittal documents that consolidate cost and text into comprehensive volumes

Participate on the proposal teams as a Principal Estimator responsible for the preparation and assembly of cost proposals; support contract negotiations; support internal and external audits; identify areas for process improvements and assist in implementation of revised processes.

Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business. Other degrees will be considered with relevant experience.

Some knowledge of how Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) impact the cost proposal process is preferred.

Direct first hand cost proposal experience is a plus. Experience in Program Management, Finance or Accounting would be beneficial.

Occasional travel to customer or vendor locations may be required.

Candidate must have good oral and written communication skills, and have proficiency with standard Microsoft Office software applications.

Experience with Oracle is a plus
Job Type: Professional
Specialty: Defense

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