Defense Point Security
  • Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about security and has a fun, start-up culture with large company perks? Do you want to be in an environment where you will continuously learn new skills, grow and take on new opportunities due to the abundance of new projects on the horizon?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity could be for you! 

Defense Point Security offers a competitive benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Premiums are 100% paid by DPS for employee and eligible dependents
  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS
  • Life Insurance paid by DPS
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS
  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Assistance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fulfill a role as a Pricing Specialist for an opening in Fairfax, VA.

Pricing Specialist Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Service Line VPs, Finance Lead, and Chief Growth Officer to review the solicitation, developing the internal economic model, and preparing cost/price volumes in compliance with solicitation instructions, FAR requirements, disclosed Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), agency particular requirements, GAAP requirements, and DPS Policies.
  • Provide financial support for shaping, structuring, and closing transactions; including working proactively with DPS leadership to ensure compelling business cases for both the client and for DPS
  • Prepare consistent financial deliverables that are accurate and compliant with DPS policies, DPS Cost Estimating System Manual (CESM), GAAP, and Government standards
  • Assist the proposal team on financial aspects for management approvals and work to identify the underlying costs associated with an offering, and drive the financial modeling efforts to determine the costing, pricing, client capital financing, and overall profitability for DPS
  • Develop business volume proposal responses and contract pricing activities in response to Request for Quotations (RFQ), Request for Proposals (RFP), and Invitations to Bid (ITB)
  • Prepare contract proposals as a result of contract modifications, requests for equitable adjustments, and terminations for convenience
  • Ensure that Point of Sale (POS) financial knowledge is transitioned to DPS Finance Manager for project set-up as well as maintain the POS documentation for all proposals for traceability back to the original deal economics (ODE)
  • Complete Most Favored Customer (MFC) check process
  • Support monthly forecasting process by collecting and consolidating pipeline input data as well as other tasks

Pricing Specialist Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or equivalent university/college degree in a relevant field (accounting, finance, economics)
  • 2+ years of finance-related experience
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite [Excel, Word, PowerPoint]
  • Advanced financial analytical skills
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Understanding of Cost Type, T&M, and Fixed Price contract types
  • Knowledge of general business practices/accounting & finance principles

Pricing Specialist Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or Finance/Accounting Certification
  • Foundational understanding of FAR/CAS and other related federal government contracting and procurement regulations
  • Familiarity with the General Services Administration (GSA) schedule pricing
  • Familiarity with reading and interpreting Government documents (RFP, RFQ, SOW, etc.)
  • Understanding of business case, cost and price components
  • Experience in cost/price proposal development

Defense Point Security is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse Community workforce. DPS gives equal consideration to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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