Sr Program Financial Analyst

Leonardo DRS, Inc.
Germantown, MD
Sep 19, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
Job ID: 102566 The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies. From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all US military and government agencies around the world.Job SummaryOur Signal Solutions team is seeking a Sr Program Financial Analyst with demonstrated experience in providing detailed cost analyses, EACs, and variance analyes in our Germantown, MD office. Job Responsibilities Provide leadership for the financial and program analysis management functions of the company Ensure soundness of analysis, good business judgment, compliance with policies and procedures, adequacy of results and that all costs and reasonable fees have been provided for Obtain agreement on previously determined goals and objectives through negotiation, persuasion and advocacy Establish, develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers Support negotiations with the government, industry prime contractors and foreign customers Conduct difficult analytical studies, monitor trends and be able to accurately interpret the results Support of government compliance and audit activities Understand standards of conduct to include: conflicts of interests; improper practices; liability and fraud Understand contract design and structure to include: FFP; CPIF; CPFF; CPAF; BOA; IDIQ; Foreign Military Sale (FMS); and International Direct Commercial Sale (DCS), and, competitive and sole source procurements Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and an in-depth working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS Participate in acquisition planning strategies including: the definition of contract requirements and risks, and, market research Support proposal preparations including: bid/no-bid requirements; cost estimating; pricing; RFP review; risk mitigation; and negotiation Understand source selection evaluation process to include cost and price analysis, discussions, debriefings and protest Program and finance: Basis of Estimate (BOE) preparation; budget preparation, reporting and management; cost & variance analysis; Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS); estimate at completion (EAC); cash management/working capital; forecasting; contractual reporting (CDRL, EVM, cost and pricing, C/SSR); risk management; return on investment (ROI); audit preparation and management; and program review preparation Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization Maximize IT utilization through electronic commerce and ERP/Oracle implementation Provide claims and litigation support involving ASBCA and USCFC General business operations knowledge to include: management principles; business development; HR; operations; finance; accounting; economics; and information technology Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse culturesJob Responsibilities Part IIQualifications Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field and 7+ years of relevant experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience) Master's degree and/or professional certification is highly desirable In-depth knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS, and SOX Contract compliance knowledge Solid financial analysis skills and understanding of financial analysis principles Developing leadership skills and able to mentor junior staff members Working knowledge of IR/B/direct sell and allowable vs. unallowable cost Strong computer skills with advanced proficiency in Excel and Costpoint (or similar program) Demonstrated experience in providing detailed cost analyses, EACs, and variance analyses required Experience with government contracting required; Government manufacturing experience ideal EVMS experience preferred*This position has the option of being either fully onsite in our Germantown facility or partly remote (onsite Tues-Thurs). Must live within commuting distance of the designated facility regardless of choice.Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Our MissionTo build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.Our VisionTo be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the US Our ValuesOur employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.INNOVATION. At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

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