FP&A Analyst, Principal


Job Description:

Are you a finance professional that is ready for a new challenge in an agile, collaborative, and inclusive environment with a company culture that supports professional growth?

Are you tenacious and curious and enjoy being a positive change agent?

The Leidos Health Group Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team is seeking a dynamic, senior finance leader to join our innovative team in developing reporting and planning solutions to ensure efficient operations and be a key contributor in achieving business results. The ideal candidate would be an adaptable, critical-thinker, with exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills to join a team of innovative professionals as a Financial Planning and Analysis Principal within the Health Group.

This role reports directly to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and will be a strategic business partner to Corporate Finance, Health Group Executive Leadership Team, and the Health Group lines of business.

  • Lead and drive monthly, quarterly and annual forecasting and reporting for the balance sheet with a continuous focus on improved accuracy.
  • Use advanced data science to forecast the future based on past patterns and advanced analytic methods to extract meaningful insights and develop informed forecasts from various data sources
  • Lead Group intermediate home office and overhead rate planning and reporting to support development of Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP) and monthly variance reporting to DCMA and DCAA
  • Lead analysis of projects that deliver key insights for making critical business decisions
  • Proactively monitor and provide guidance to ensure compliance with regulatory and accounting controls and company policies.
  • Communicate clearly, succinctly, and with thoughtful planning on messaging and timelines.
  • Operate in a highly organized manner with structured processes to ensure quality and on-time delivery of work products and responses.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives such as opportunities to leverage robotic process automation (RPA) to shift time for finance professionals to focus on analytics and more strategic priorities
  • Participate in business case development and ROI analysis
  • Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
  • Directly interfaces with various functions within the Health Group and serves as a key liaison and resource to various stakeholders both internal and external to Health Group
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of prior finance experience, which must include experience in FP&A role.
  • Proficiency in Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), SOX controls, GAAP
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Advanced proficiency in Hyperion Financial Planning and Reporting systems (LPAS, HFM)
  • Ability to aggregate and analyze large volumes of data using visualization tools, such as PowerBI.
  • Expertise in quantitative analysis and incorporation into executive presentations
  • Broad experience presenting, interacting and influencing executives
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of accuracy and precision in work products.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to clearly articulate and respond to requests for data.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Financial Planning and Analysis

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