Finance & Business Operations Manager

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Finance / Accounting / Business Management
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Leidos is looking for a Business Operation Finance manager will be responsible for the NISC III program in support of the FAA customer. 

The program is $163M per year CPAF program. 

The responsibilities include managing the financial performance of the program with a focus on internal/external communications/financial presentations. 

Other general duties will require task order management, subcontractor/vendor cost management, and invoice/cash application management. 

The finance team includes 6 direct reports that are located in Washington DC.

Specific duties for the Operations Finance Manager include the following:

  • Responsible for advising line management on all financial aspects of their organizational unit including developing and driving financial forecasts and analyzing the organizations revenue and costs. 
  • Interpreting operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the business, evaluating and approving expenditure decisions, identifying operational risk factors that may impact the business performance of the organization and presenting key business insights and recommendations to achieve the organization’s current and future goals.
  • Make specific recommendations which will result in cost reduction and both profit and process improvements.
  • Responsible for financial performance of the operating unit to include Long Range Plan, monthly forecasts and FP&A activities.
  • Manage a team of business finance professional staff to ensure contractual compliance, cost management, budget development and proposal support.
  • Establish/track indirect rates and expenses (recent consolidation of OH rates and sharing of OH by multiple programs resulting in more competitive bids.).
  • Work closely with business development, capture management, and pricing teams on new business strategy, cost volume reviews,
  • Prepare of cash flow for Executive briefings External and internal customer interface.
  • Month-end closings and variance/trend analyses
  • Cash management/Capex

Deliverables include:

  • Estimate at Completion (EACs)
  • Contract status reviews (CSR)
  • Monthly and quarterly business reviews (IPR, QPR)

Typical education and experience:
  • Typically requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Generally has 4+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects.


  • ·         Cost and Pricing Experience (FUR/bundled pricing)

  • ·         Knowledge of accounting treatment for project assets

  • ·         Strong understanding of the Balance sheet

  • ·         Program finance experience

  • ·         Experience in managing staff

  • ·         Bachelor's degree in related discipline (Economics, Finance & Accounting)


  • Experience in Leidos financial systems including Horizon, Cost point, fusion, FHM, workday.  

  • Experience in customer communication, financial presentations.

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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