Principal Program Financial Analyst at Leonardo DRS (Dallas, TX)

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Job ID: 102872

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.

Location: Dallas

Position Summary

This position will support a myriad of program finance functions; using Earned Value Best Practices for establishing / managing program cost, schedule and technical baselines. Performs Earned Value analyses and prepares reports both internal external in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon performance objectives. Works with IPT managers and CAM's regarding their Budgets and EACs. Performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis using various Enterprise toolsets including Cost Point, forProject and Microsoft Project. Conduct Estimate at Complete (EAC) analysis and prepare accompanying analysis and recommendations for presentation to various levels of leadership. Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or related field and at least eight years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment
MA, MS and/or professional certification is highly desirable
In-depth knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX
Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and an in-depth working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS
Strong contract compliance knowledge
Strong leadership and developmental skills
Understand advanced financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
Ability to mentor and train others
Ability to guide difficult analysis on programs
Working knowledge of IR&D/B&P/direct sell and allowable vs. unallowable cost
Strong communicator of financial issues/risks to non-financial personnel

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide overall guidance and direction to development, maintenance and analysis of the program financial activity, scheduling and performance measurement data
Lead and/or perform financial planning and analysis for a complex program of moderate to large size, or several smaller programs for an organization or LOB
Develop and analyze forecasts and financial reports and communicate financial issues/risks to non-financial personnel
Apply critical thinking to assist site management in identifying risk and developing risk mitigation strategies
Ensure GAAP and Corporate policies guiding revenue recognition are adhered to on every contract and properly reflected in Site plans and forecasts
Conduct internal training sessions on relevant financial topics within area of expertise
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
Maintain effective business relationships with, and serve as point of contact with, government, commercial, foreign and domestic customers
Support negotiations with the government, industry prime contractors and foreign customers
Provide oversight of global linearity of manufacturing activities and forecasting, track cost-down initiatives across assigned programs and Line of Business
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
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
Mentor, train and provide work leadership to less-experienced Financial Analysts
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 cultures

Travel

up to 10% Travel

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company's desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired US employees be fully vaccinated.

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. #EOIS

Our Mission

To 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 Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

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 www.leonardodrs.com
More Information on Leonardo DRS
Leonardo DRS operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. Leonardo DRS was founded in 1969. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 37 open jobs at Leonardo DRS, click here.
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