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Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Job Description

  • Performs analysis of major acquisition proposals for equipment, material or services used in the construction of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships. Cost and price analyses are performed in strict compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), in addition to internal Policies & Procedures, Supplemental Guidance, and Work Instructions. 
  • Performs fact finding audits of Supplier/Subcontractor cost proposals and supporting cost or pricing data; develops and composes cost analysis reports based on audit findings providing recommendations on the reasonableness of material, labor, and overhead costs; and actively participates in the subsequent negotiation of major equipment acquisitions.
  • When cost or pricing data is not required, performs price analysis of firm fixed, time and material, labor hour, and cost reimbursable price proposals, using FAR techniques and practices to ensure price reasonableness, and ensures that cost realism and the proper cost controls are in place for cost reimbursable acquisitions.
  • Actively supports Strategic Sourcing and Category Management initiatives, analyzes data to assist in source selection, and supports the establishment of best-practice cost savings and compliance tracking solutions.
  • Assists with design and implementation of multi-year option agreements and pricing agreements for major equipment and commodities using economic price adjustments, and calculates present value when an option agreement is exercised.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field with 10 years directly related professional experience or Master's degree and 8 years of directly related professional experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting Strategic Sourcing projects and participating in Cost/Price Negotiations.
  • Subject matter expert in the concepts, standard practices, and application of Government subcontracting cost and pricing principles, including FAR, DFARS, CAS, and GAAP.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in good standing.
  • Req ID: 31219 
  • Department: 65 Supply Chain Mgmt 
  • Entity: Huntington Ingalls Industries 
  • Travel Required: No 
  • Shift: 1st 
  • Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: Yes - Occasional or hybrid telework available 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: No 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  

Who We Are - About HII 


Working at HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location.


HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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