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E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. Financial Analyst II / Cost Analyst  in San Diego, California

Financial Analyst II / Cost Analyst

About the OrganizationE2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. (E2)is a professional services firm established in 1988 specializing in a full spectrum of engineering services including, project engineering and design, federal base operations and infrastructure support services, gas pipeline construction and inspection services, environmental consulting and remediation, and information technology services. At E2, we value safety, innovation and collaboration, and we are dedicated to excellence.


Responsible for driving the preparation, coordination, and documentation of cost forecasting and financial analysis for utility projects. Oversees the preparation of forecasts and analysis of trends, monitoring budget execution, and variances across one or multiple projects. May conduct special financial and business-related studies and cooperates with other departments in the preparation of analyses. Creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately. Partners with one or multiple business units to design and develop costing models and reports. Work with Senior Management in developing processes and procedures to efficiently execute the business processes


  • Cost Plan Development and Analysis.

  • Use the cost and schedule plan to determine if project objectives are achievable.

  • Create, maintain, and update monthly forecast budgets.

  • Forecast costs to complete on projects and maintain reports with accuracy.

  • Assess and report on project performance using established industry standards.

  • Ensure that responses to project budget reflect accurate and current project cost information and stakeholders are in concurrence.

  • Communicate project risks related to costs to key stakeholders.

  • Assist Project Managers in preparing funding requests to gain project authorization.

  • Assist Project Managers in gaining funding changes to projects through the change control system.

  • Input data into various programs and prepare various cost and forecasting reports.

  • Analyze and trend cost variances by comparing the current cost plan against the actual cost to date.

  • Analyze and validate unauthorized costs to projects and report to Project Managers and Supervision.

  • Verify that project cost and schedule milestones were/were not attained and provide input to identify future process or business improvements and work with responsible parties to implement.

  • Manage project funding orders and ensure all required documentation is entered and/or correct in tracking documentation systems.

  • Maintain scope change, contingency release, change order, and journal entry logs.

  • Maintain written and electronic project documentation and records for required aspects of the project: Maintain project files in accordance with established guidelines and requirements.

  • Assist in the closeout process of a project with other departments. Work closely with Project Management to determine required deliverables and expected dates to achieve closeout.

  • May provide special reports for supervisor or manager upon request.

Number of Openings2

Position Requirements

Position Requirements

  • 3 to 6 Years of Experience as Cost Analyst

  • Experience with cost management tools like Prolog, Primavera P6/Unifier, IBM Cognos TM1 etc.

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Advance level knowledge of Excel and financial modeling.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize conflicting deliverables.

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

  • Ability to coordinate and drive tasks across multiple teams and departments where required.

  • Ability to drive projects within a matrixed company environment.

  • Ability to manage projects and to supervise and coordinate the efforts of other Analysts within the Finance Team where required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field

Additional Information

  • Construction background with utilities experience is preferred

  • Experience in Electric Utility Industry preferred

BenefitsE2 offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off. Qualified candidates only please submit your resume.

Candidate InformationPreferred method of application is through our online job system.

SolicitationPlease no solicitation of any kind from agencies, staffing, or recruiting firms.


Close Date9/30/2020


Req NumberCA-4570

Open Date8/31/2020

LocationSan Diego, CA

EOE StatementE2 Consulting Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you need accommodation or alternate method of resume submittal, please contact Cindy Wilson at (706) 288-7771.

This position is currently accepting applications.