Senior Program Financial Analyst

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Leidos is seeking a Senior Program Financial Analyst:

This position provides full-time direct support to the Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce Operation. We are seeking a senior program financial analyst to support a division with a wide business base across both federal and commercial markets in all business aspects of financial control including planning, tracking, analysis and reporting. This position serves as liaison between the project management teams , finance and line management. The successful candidate will review the status of projects and budgets, manage schedules, and prepare status reports, as well as developing mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and customers.

The successful candidate will work independently to support the objectives of the assigned projects. The position will have significant impact on the project’s operational accomplishments, and will be responsible for specific processes within the project. The position requires a problem-solver that can pull together knowledge from a broad range of subjects to produce thorough analyses of complex, challenging issues, and use those analyses to find solutions. Excellent communications skills both internally and externally are essential to the success of this position as we work with all functional peers along with the project teams – both Leidos project teams and the customer project teams. The ability to work with teams and in a face paced environment is also essential for success in this position.

Key responsibilities include:
• Development and on-going support of basis of estimates, project cost, schedules and milestones, resource allocation, cost and schedule status reporting, and ad hoc financial analysis support to program management assessment
• Regularly monitor project funding, cost, schedule and performance and will support life-cycle updates of cost estimates to completion (ETC)/estimates at completion (EAC)
• Responsible for pricing new task orders and changes to existing projects
• Work in close coordination with project managers to assess program performance for reasonableness against cost and schedule, assist managing change control of scope of work and/or resource allocation, and respond to invoicing inquiries

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting or related field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education)
• Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
• 8+ years of experience in project controls or related program planning and analysis role
• Must possess excellent communication skills, intermediate to advanced level of experience in use of spreadsheets, databases, and financial planning tools
• Must be able to support multiple programs and process multiple tasks with a proven ability to collect and analyze information in a complex and dynamic operating environment.
• Must possess strong customer service orientation - including both internal and external customers.

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
• Knowledge of appropriate government contracting regulations and various contract types, indirect cost pools, forward pricing,
• Deltek financial software, Microsoft Office suite

• Knowledge of general accounting, financial management and project control concepts; strong analytical skills; intermediate to advanced excel and database skills/abilities; familiarity with government contracting; solid communication skills and ability to multi-task in complex/dynamic operating environment.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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