Cost Account Manager (CAM), TS Cleared

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Aug 24, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is rapidly growing a System Integration team to deliver a new, complex space and ground system in support of National Security. This exciting and innovative program, located in Chantilly VA, is leveraging best practices in system engineering, via Digital Engineering processes and technology, and in Agile software development, via DevSecOps development. This multi-year contract will require energetic engineers to define and integrate major space systems and associated ground elements from concept into an operational enterprise.

For this program, SAIC is seeking a Cost Accounting Manager to oversee and manage and ensure costs to ensure Contract / Team activities are allocated according to the program requirements and needs.

In this role, you will oversee the cost control systems, manage and interpret cost audits, and prepare EVM reports for presentation to top management. You will work with the program group leads and program control analysts to gather and track actual cost and schedule data (materials, labor, etc.), and compare budgeted cost and schedule data to manage and create earned value management reports.

This position reports directly to the Program Manager.

Duties include:

  • Work with Leadership and technical staff to establish and maintain integrated baseline for scope, schedule and budget
  • Assess and status work performed, and perform variance analysis as required, to understand performance
  • Develop and ensure implementation of corrective action to support execution on cost and schedule
  • Generate and manage Estimate-at-Complete (EAC)
  • Validate costs charged to the control account
    • Ensure staff is issued appropriate charge number and labor codes.
    • Check for accuracy in time charging and other cost-impacts
  • Coordinate with subcontracts to support maintain integrated baseline and secure reporting data


Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and five (5) years or more experience.


  • Current TS clearance with willingness & ability to upgrade


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Management;  4 years professional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as Control Account Manager (CAM)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) implementation and reporting


  • 10+ years experience in Earned Value Management
  • CAM experience on Systems Integration program for a Major Systems Acquisition (MSA)