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McKean Defense is a Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations. McKean Defense is employee owned, and values the life experiences of potential candidates, including those who have served our Military. Currently, 38% of McKean’s employee owner workforce are veterans.

McKean has an opening for a Program/Project Financial Analyst in support of contracts with the United States Navy and Army to perform overall Cost Estimation/Cost Engineering, Scope Analysis, Financial Management and Modeling in our Philadelphia, PA office. The ideal candidate has a background in finance and/or financial management with analytical experience, understands the basic principles of project management, is well written and well spoken.

This position supports the program and/or project manager working with the project control office team, and is responsible for reporting on the financial health of the project.

Required Skills
  • Perform principle role of monitoring, controlling, financial management and historical financial data collection and oversight in support of Program and Project Managers, including funding analysis, profitability tracking, labor & non-labor financials, program funding charts, monthly expenditure charts, ETC/EAC calculations, Earned Value Management (EVM) charts and cost variance charts to analyze historical financials and track current task spending.
  • Develop detailed cost estimates (labor and ODC) throughout the contract and prior to each contract award term.
  • Documented proficiency with MS Office Suite, web-based applications and databases (specifically Excel).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral); able to effectively interact with associates at all levels.
Required Experience

  • BA/BS in Financial, Business, or Analytics related field with 0-2 years of experience or
  • 6-8 years related documented experience if no degree.
  • If no degree, 2+ years supporting DOD clients in related experience, Navy preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required.
  • Former DoD (especially Navy) experience highly desirable (military or civilian).
  • Basic understanding of timekeeping and financial management systems, DELTEK/Cost Point/COGNOS/Claritas financial management systems is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Project Management principles.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.


Job Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Position Type
50,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD

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