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Cost Analyst

Clarksburg, WV

Cost Analyst 

Seventh Sense Consulting 

You are a federal acquisitions and procurement expert. You could write a book on cost analysis!! Wouldn’t it be great to work for a company that specializes in acquisitions and procurement just like you? 

Working For Seventh Sense Consulting:  

Our company was founded on a family-oriented philosophy, and our culture is rooted in making a difference in the lives of our “work family” members (referred to simply as “members” rather than “employees”). 

  • Our comprehensive benefits include:  
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance 
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match and immediate vesting 
  • PTO and 11 paid holidays 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Accident and Critical Care insurance options 

Unique benefits include: 

  • Day off to celebrate your birthday 
  • Day off on your company anniversary date 
  • Day off to volunteer for the community service project of your choice 
  • A Bonus Plan that allows each member to financially benefit from company, team, and individual success. You are in full control of the bonuses you receive – ask us how! 
  • A peer-to-peer recognition platform that allows members to recognize each other’s accomplishments and contributions. 
  • Professional development opportunities including Consulting Skills training and Federal Acquisition training, as well as resources to assist with family life and mental wellbeing. 


  • Serve as an advisor to Contracting Officers and Contract Specialists on all pricing matters and financial aspects of supplies, services, and construction procurements. 
  • Assist in acquisition strategy and solicitation development to obtain timely, responsive cost/price proposals facilitating efficient and effective government analysis. 
  • Assist Contracting Officers and Contract Specialists in establishing timely schedules for the accomplishment of pricing support and to ensure target dates to acquire, correlate, and analyze data are met. 
  • Analyze and evaluate unit cost and pricing data contained in proposals/quotes to determine reasonableness. 
  • Prepare cost/price analysis reports of findings and Microsoft (MS) Excel spreadsheets documenting the analysis and recommendations for forwarding to Contracting Officer. 
  • Analyze contractor proposed/quoted cost/price for reasonableness and fairness. 
  • Assist Contracting Officers and Contract Specialists in establishing the pre-negotiation pricing position and assist in negotiations, which may require immediate interpretation of pricing data and advise on the cost impact. 
  • Review proposed costs to protect against excessive charges to the Government. 
  • Analyze realism of contractor proposed price and underlying quantitative aspects of proposals (e.g., resources and rates) utilizing various methods. 
  • Research, analyze, organize, and evaluate data to include cost/price data and financial information for various types of contracts. 
  • Use MS Excel and a variety of formulas/techniques to develop, evaluate, and/or improve contractor cost models to calculate contract prices. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Active Top Secret Clearance. 
  • Ability to work on site in Clarksburg, WV 4 days per week (relocation assistance may be available). 
  • Bachelor's degree. 
  • 6+ years of federal contract cost/price analysis experience. 





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