Sr Program Financial Analyst

Frederick, MD
Sep 19, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Full Time
Description Job Description:The Government Health & Safety Solutions Operation of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Program Financial Analyst in Frederick, MD. The successful candidate will report to the FB&O Division Manager in support of the HHS division portfolios.We're looking for a dynamic individual who can work with program personnel/leadership, external customer stakeholders, and Leidos senior leadership. This position will be supporting a portfolio of programs performing financial reporting/analysis, enhancements, AOP planning, pricing activities, and program EAC reviews.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe roles and responsibilities of this position include:With oversight by the Financial Business Operations Manager, the candidate will support the project team members in the planning, tracking, analysis, financial planning, and reporting of the program. Requires hands-on leadership in the development, maintenance, and/or tracking of Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and related dictionaries, work authorization process, funding management, subcontractor management, material control, cost collection, technical performance, integrated analysis /reporting, forecasting, pricing, and assist with quarterly Estimates at Completion (EACs) analysis.This position involves significant interaction with the FB&O Manager and Program Managers, and will also involve interaction with Ops/Line Management, Finance personnel, Contracts personnel, Procurement, senior technical personnel, and various other functional or support organizations. This individual will work independently while contributing to the team through reporting, analyzing, estimating, and auditing. Responsibilities will include preparation of written and verbal reports to program team and management regarding program performance.Required QualificationsRequires a broad knowledge of this field and the ability to complete difficult assignments. Must have ability to analyze problems for root cause and identify corrective actions.Requires a comprehensive understanding of cost and schedule development and controls. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to carry out and understand assignments, and/or convey or exchange routine information. Must have the ability to work independently and as key member of a team.Must possess a strong background working with multiple contract types: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Incentive (FPI), Cost Plus (CPxF), and hybrid contracts. The position requires project management or project control experience working with Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Control Accounts, Basis of Estimates (BOEs),cost accounting and financial management systems, work authorizations, process management systems, and/or reporting. Applying principles of finance and accounting to analyze financial statements for monthly/quarterly/annual financial Outlooks, Annual Operating Plan (AOP), Estimates at Complete (EAC) and contractual deliverables;Internal financial activities such as invoicing support, accruals, and program financial revenue projections and variance analysis;Ad-hoc cost and performance analysis;The candidate should be extremely comfortable with MS Excel or other similar desktop tools that provide capabilities to collect and analyze information. Strong organization, analytical, presentation and interpersonal skillsTool knowledgeMicrosoft Excel (Expert Level),Experience with Third-Party Tracking/Process/ToolsResponsibilities include EAC management, budgeting, forecasting, managing subcontractor hours, costs, and funding needs, as well as analysis of all contract cost and financial data.Developing and driving financial forecasts and analyzing the program's revenue and costsProvide proposal support, ie, pricing activities and preparation of business case modelsCommunicating key business insights and recommendations to achieve the program's current and future goals and making specific recommendations which will result in cost reduction and profit/process improvementsSupporting program invoicing and funding deliverablesInterpreting operating results, evaluating and approving expenditure decisions, and identifying operational risk factorsManaging and developing relationships with the external customer; operating as a business partner to improve financial performanceCreating business cases inclusive of financial modelingPerforming program-level risk management assessmentsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's level degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting with minimum 8 years professional experience or Masters level degree with 6 years professional experienceComprehensive Program Finance experience; familiar with multiple contract typesDetail oriented, independent worker, with a strong attention to detail and accuracyMust have strong Microsoft Excel experience and government contracting experienceMust be a US CitizenPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Specific experience with the Leidos tool suite to include CostPoint/Deltek, Fusion, SLICS is highly desirable and Contract Setup ProcessesPlanning and ForecastingSchedulingExternal Referral Bonus:IneligibleExternal Referral Bonus $:Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%Clearance Level Required:NoneTravel:Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Program Financial ControlPay Range:

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