Program Financial Analyst (Dallas, TX)

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The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, 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

Analyze, plan and understand the company's financial position, support, baseline planning, and actual cost verification, preparation of Estimates at Completion (EAC), variance analysis, workforce projections, revenue and profit forecasting. Provide general support to the Program Manager/Program Team with business and financial analysis, and, financial reports for Site Management.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or related field
  • Experience: 3+ years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX
  • Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of IR&D/B&P/Direct Sell and allowable vs. unallowable costs
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite , MS Project, Visio, Oracle, Pro Pricer)


Desired Skills

  • MA, MS and/or professional certification is highly desirable


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support of the Financial & Program Analysis management functions to the department
  • Understand the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and the Strategic Guide Plan process and help prepare program bookings, revenue, operating profit, investment and cash flow data
  • Understand how job costs are collected and billed on all contract types
  • 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 a working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS
  • 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


COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

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 27 open jobs at Leonardo DRS, click here.
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